L-53-1

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
DIVISION OF WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT

PUBLIC NOTICE

WEST VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION’S, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE, 601 57TH STREET, CHARLESTON SE, WEST VIRGINIA 25304-2345 TELEPHONE: (304) 926-0440.

APPLICATION FOR A WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM WATER POLLUTION CONTROL PERMIT

Public Notice No.: L-53-19

Public Notice Date: June 13, 2019

Paper: Bluefield Daily Telegraph

The following has applied for a WV NPDES Water Pollution Control Permit for this facility or activity:

Appl. No.: WV0001228

Applicant: NORFOLK SOUTHERN
RAILWAY COMPANY
1200 PEACHTREE ST
NE BOX 13
ATLANTA, GA 30309

Location: BLUEFIELD,
MERCER COUNTY

Latitude: 37:16:15 Longitude: 81:13:23

Receiving Stream:
UT OF EAST RIVER

Activity:
To operate and maintain a treatment and disposal system and best management practices for the direct discharge of treated industrial wastes (miscellaneous railroad yard wastewater and contaminated storm water runoff) via Outlet No. 001 to an unnamed tributary of East River of the New River. Also, to operate and maintain a disposal system and best management practices for the direct discharge of storm water runoff via Outlet Nos. 002, 003 and 004 to an named tributary of East River of the New River. An antidegradation review was conducted. Tier 1 protection is provided for the uses designated in Title 47, Series 2, Section 6.

Business conducted:
Locomotive and car service support facilities and switch yard.

Implementation:
N/A

On the basis of review of the application, the “Water Pollution Control Act (Chapter 22, Article 11-8(a)),” and the “West Virginia Legislative Rules,” the State of West Virginia will act on the above application.

Any interested person may submit written comments on the draft permit and may request a public hearing by addressing such to the Director of the Division of Water and Waste Management within 30 days of the date of the public notice. Such comments or requests should be addressed to:

Director, Division of Water and Waste Management, DEP
ATTN: Lori Devereux, Permitting Section
601 57th Street SE
Charleston, WV 25304-2345

The public comment period begins June 13, 2019 and ends July 13, 2019.

Comments received within this period will be considered prior to acting on the permit application. Correspondence should include the name, address and the telephone number of the writer and a concise statement of the nature of the issues raised. The Director shall hold a public hearing whenever a finding is made, on the basis of requests, that there is a significant degree of public interest on issues relevant to the Draft Permit(s). Interested persons may contact the public information office to obtain further information.

The application, draft permit and any required fact sheet may be inspected, by appointment, at the Division of Water and Waste Management Public Information Office, at 601 57th Street SE, Charleston, WV 25304-2345, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on business days.

ID: 262615