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PUBLIC NOTICE: General Water Pollution Control Permit for Stormwater Associated with Industrial Activities

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA

Department of Environmental Protection

Division of Water and Waste Management

601 57th Street SE

Charleston, WV  25304

Telephone: (304) 926-0495

Fax: (304) 926-0463

GENERAL WV/NPDES WATER POLLUTION CONTROL PERMIT

STORMWATER ASSOCIATED WITH INDUSTRIAL ACTIVITIES

WV/NPDES PERMIT NO. WV0111457

The State of West Virginia, Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water and Waste Management (DWWM) is proposing to modify and reissue the West Virginia National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Water Pollution Control Permit for Stormwater Associated with Industrial Activities.  The General Permit authorizes discharges to waters of the state from various industrial activities as defined in the General Permit.  The draft modification does not propose to extend the expiration date of the General Permit which is September 12, 2024.

 

DWWM is proposing the modification in response to agreed Order Number 19-13-EQB issued by the West Virginia Environmental Quality Board and to incorporate comments from the EPA, which were provided upon review of the proposal.

 

The Draft Permit and Fact Sheet may be inspected by appointment between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday from September 17, 2020 – October 23, 2020 at the Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water and Waste Management, 601 57th Street SE, Charleston, WV  25304.  Copies of the documents may be obtained from the Division at a nominal cost.

 

Hearing impaired individuals having access to a Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD) may contact our agency by calling (304) 926-0489. Calls must be made between 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p. m. Monday through Friday.

 

The draft general permit and fact sheet will also be available for viewing on the DEP website at www.dep.wv.gov .

 

Any interested persons may submit written comments on the Draft Permit.  Comments will be accepted until October 23, 2020.   They should be addressed to:

 

Director

Division of Water and Waste Management

601 57th Street SE

Charleston, WV  25304

Attention: Sharon Mullins

Phone: (304) 926-0499, Extension 43808

Fax: (304) 926-0463

E-mail:  Sharon.A.Mullins@wv.gov

 

All comments received within this period will be considered prior to acting on the Draft Permit.  Correspondence should include the name, address, and telephone number of the writer and a concise statement of the nature of the issues being raised.   The Director may hold a public hearing whenever a finding is made, based on requests, that there is a significant degree of public interest on issues relevant to the draft General Permit.

 

Interested persons may contact Sharon Mullins (Sharon.A.Mullins@wv.gov / 304.926.0499 Ext 43808) to obtain further information.