Source: August 15, 2019 Read More →

PUBLIC NOTICE

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-82-19
Public Notice Date: August 15, 2019
Paper: Times West Virginian
The following has applied for a WV NPDES Water Pollution Control Permit for this facility or activity:
Appl. No.: WV0117234
Applicant: AMERICAN BITUMINOUS POWER PARTNERS, L.P. LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
PO BOX 159
228 ABPP DR
GRANT TOWN, WV 26574
Location: GRANT TOWN, MARION COUNTY
Latitude: 39:30:20 Longitude: 80:15:15
Receiving Stream: Buffalo Creek
Activity:
to operate and maintain a disposal system and best management practices for the direct discharge of untreated stormwater runoff via Outlets 001, 002, and 003 into unnamed tributaries(2) of Buffalo Creek of the Monongahela River.
The outlets identified in the Permit are existing outlets. An antidegradation review has been conducted and Tier 1 protection is provided for the uses specified in Title 47, Series 2, Section 6.
Business conducted:
The Farmington Coal Refuse Site is an abandoned coal refuse disposal area that received rejects from coal cleaning processes during the 20th century.
Implementation:
Administrative Order. 8952
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 August 15, 2019 and ends September 14, 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.
Times: August 15, 2019