Jefferson

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-58-15 Public Notice Date: June 24, 2015

Paper:  Spirit of Jefferson

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

Appl. No.: WV0117323

Applicant: LOWE PRODUCTS CO INC

PO BOX S

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV 25443

 

Location: SHEPHERDSTOWN, JEFFERSON COUNTY

Latitude: 39:25:53 Longitude: 77:49:35

Receiving Stream:

UT Potomac River RM 200.12

Activity:

To operate and maintain a treatment and disposal system and best management practices for the direct discharge of storm water runoff associated with processing mulch and soil products for commercial sale via Outlet No. 001 to an unnamed tributary of the Potomac River near RM 200.12.

The outlets identified in the Permit is an existing outlet.  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:

Processing and Sale of Mulch and Soil Products

Implementation:

Administrative Order No. 8403

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 Derrick, Permitting Section

601 57th Street SE

Charleston, WV  25304-2345

The public comment period begins June 24, 2015 and ends July 24, 2015.

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.  Copies of the documents may be obtained from the Division at a nominal cost.  Calls must be made 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.