Notice is hereby given that J. F. ALLEN COMPANY, PO BOX 2049, RT 33 W RED ROCK RD, BUCKHANNON, WV 26201-2049

Notice is hereby given that J. F. ALLEN COMPANY, PO BOX 2049, RT 33 W RED ROCK RD, BUCKHANNON, WV 26201-2049 has submitted an application for the reissuance of Article 11/WVNPDES Permit No. WV1017578 to the Department of Environmental Protection, 47 School Street, Suite 301, Philippi, WV 26416-1150 in order to maintain, monitor and operate a Haulroad, Preparation/Cleaning Plant, Surface Quarry and a Deep Mine in the Greenbrier Limestone seam/mineral bed. The operation will discharge treated storm water into an unnamed tributary of Shavers Fork of Cheat River and is located 2.0 (miles), West of Bowden, in Beverly District of Randolph County, Longitude 79∂ 44’ 55.0000” and Latitude 38∂ 54’ 16.0000” (Coordinates from USGS Topographic Map).

The Department of Environmental Protection is seeking information on private surface water intakes for human consumption located in the above listed receiving streams and located down stream of this operation. Please provide your name, phone number, mailing address, the name of the stream being with the intake, and the physical location of intake. This information needs to be submitted to the address above.

An anti-degradation review has been conducted. Tier 1 protection is afforded because effluent limitations ensure compliance with water quality criteria for all designated uses. Where applicable, a full Tier 2 anti-degradation review has been conducted.

Comments on the Article 11 WV/NPDES application or requests for a public hearing regarding the Article 11/NPDES application shall be in writing and if a public hearing is requested shall state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the hearing. Such written comments or requests should be sent to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) at the address above, and must also reference the Article 11/NPDES permit number shown above. Comments received by Jan. 29, 2016, or thirty (30) days from date of publication, will be considered. A copy of the Article 11/WVNPDES application, draft permit, rational page, and fact sheet (if required) will be available for inspection and obtaining copies during normal business hours at the DEP Regional Office located at the address above.

DEP Telephone No. 304-457-3219 Article 11/NPDES Permit No. WV1017578

SCALE: 1” = 1 MILE