ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM PERMIT FOR DISCHARGE INTO WATERS OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS

The following applicants have applied for an NPDES permit to discharge treated wastewater into waters of the State of Alabama:

Industrial Facilities

Public Notice - 210

Jefferson County

Metalplate Galvanizing, L.P. - Plant 2, P.O. Box 966, Birmingham, AL 35201-0966, NPDES Permit Number AL0080411, located at 1120 39th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35234, for initial issuance of discharges resulting from storm water associated with metal finishing storage and operations areas, equipment parking and maintenance areas, and petroleum storage and handling areas, discharging through DSN001 into an Unnamed Tributary to Avondale Creek, classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Metalplate Galvanizing, L.P. - Plant 1, P.O. Box 966, Birmingham, AL 35201-0966, NPDES Permit Number AL0080403, located at 4450 7th Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35212, for initial issuance of discharges resulting from storm water associated with metal finishing storage and operations areas and from equipment parking and maintenance areas, discharging through DSN001 and discharges resulting from stormwater from metal finishing storage and operations areas, discharging through DSN002, into an Unnamed Tributary to Village Creek, classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Miller and Company, LLC - Port Western Facility, 8700 Birmingport Road, Mulga, AL 35118, NPDES Permit Number AL0081388, for reissuance of discharges resulting from storm water associated with equipment maintenance and storage, petroleum storage and handling areas, various commodities storage such as coal and foundry and steel industry materials, and wet suppression water, discharging through DSN001 into the Locust Fork of the Black Warrior River, classified as Public Water Supply and Fish & Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Mobile County

Multisorb Technologies, NPDES Permit Number AL0025283, located at 1500 Telegraph Road, Mobile, AL 36601 for termination, of the discharge resulting from stormwater runoff associated with the manufacture of silica gel from acidifying sodium silicate with sulfuric acid, discharging through DSN001 and DSN003 to the Hog Bayou, classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Mobile River Basin.

Tuscaloosa County

Peco Foods, Inc., NPDES Permit Number AL0081841, located at 3701 Kauloosa Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35401, address same as location, for existing discharge of stormwater runoff associated with poultry processing, discharging though DSN001, to Cribbs Mill Creek, classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Mineral Extraction Facilities

Public Notice 210

Blount County

Tremendous Stone, LLC - Tremendous Pit, Post Office Box 1786, Oneonta, Alabama 35121, NPDES Permit Number AL0083542, located at 249 Tugalo Road, Oneonta, Blount County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a sandstone quarry and associated areas, discharging to unnamed tributaries to jones creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Etowah County

Alabama Wholesale Stone, Inc. - Mine #2, 1480 County Road 36, Oneonta, Alabama 35121, NPDES Permit Number AL0083046, located at 601 Fire Tower Road, Boaz, Etowah County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from dimension sandstone quarry and associated areas, discharging to an unnamed tributary to Clear Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Jefferson County

Prospective Mining & Development Co., Inc. - Maxine-Pratt Mine, 218 Highway 195, Jasper, Alabama 35503, NPDES Permit Number AL0079740, located on Alliance Road, Quinton, Jefferson County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a dry preparation coal mine and associated areas, discharging to Coal Creek, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Evergreen Mining, LLC - Mine No. 2, Post Office Box 621, Jasper, Alabama 35502, NPDES Permit Number AL0071536, located at 1874 County Road 15, Bremen, Jefferson County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a dry preparation coal mine and associated areas, discharging to Leeth Creek, an unnamed tributary to Leeth Creek, and an unnamed tributary to Mullen Branch, classified as Fish and Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Tuscaloosa County

CCI Robinson's Bend, LLC - Blue Creek Field, 16030 Romulus Road, Buhl, Alabama 35446, NPDES Permit Number AL0060267, located at 10251 Northside Road-CR 385, Berry, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a coalbed methane operation and associated areas, discharging to the Black Warrior River, classified as Swimming and Other Whole Body Water-Contact Sports and Fish & Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Walker County

Drummond Company, Inc. - Surface Mine No. 1, Post Office Box 1549, Jasper, Alabama 35502, NPDES Permit Number AL0067547, located at 3000 Highway 118, Jasper, Walker County, Alabama, for issuance of a permit that limits discharges of treated drainage from a dry preparation coal mining operation and associated areas, discharging to Baker Branch,  Burton Creek, Cane Creek, Dark Hollow, an unnamed tributary to Burton Creek, an unnamed tributary to Blackwater Creek, an unnamed tributary to Richard Branch, an unnamed tributary to Flat Creek,  Flat Creek, and Richard Branch, all classified for Fish and Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Public, Semi-Public and Private Facilities

Public Notice - 605

Escambia County

West Escambia Utilities, Inc., Post Office Box 1296, Atmore, AL 36504, NPDES Permit Number AL0049557, for re-issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic and industrial wastewater and stormwater runoff from Atmore WWTP, 369 East Avenue, Atmore, AL 36504, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards. The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater and stormwater runoff to Boggy Branch, classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Perdido-Escambia River Basin.

Jefferson County

Jefferson County Housing Authority, 3700 Industrial Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35217, NPDES Permit Number AL0062251, for re-issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic wastewater from Brookside Village WWTP, 4535 Main Street North, Brookside, AL 35036, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards. The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater to Newfound Creek, which is classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Black Warrior River Basin.

Randolph County

Town of Wadley, Post Office Box 9, Wadley, AL 36276, NPDES Permit Number AL0062847, for re-issuance of a permit which limits the discharge of pollutants from treated domestic and industrial wastewater from Wadley Lagoon, Welch Street, Wadley, AL 36276, for the purpose of meeting federal and state water quality regulatory standards. The subject permit regulates the discharge of treated wastewater to the Tallapoosa River, a waterway classified as Fish & Wildlife, in the Tallapoosa River Basin.

The Department has tentatively determined that the proposed actions described in this notice are consistent with the Water Quality Program regulations; and for those in the coastal area, are consistent with the Alabama Coastal Management Program.

Copies of the draft permits, conditions, limitations and a fact sheet as applicable describing the methodology for setting the limitations and conditions and other applicable NPDES forms and related documents are available for public inspection electronically via http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/publicNotices.cnt, and at the following location Monday � Friday (except legal holidays), 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. A nominal fee for copying and/or mailing may be charged. Arrangements for copying should be made in advance.

Russell A. Kelly, Chief

Permits and Services Division

ADEM

1400 Coliseum Blvd.

[Mailing address: PO Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]

Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400

(334) 271-7714

Persons wishing to comment may do so, in writing, to the Department's named contact above within 30 days following the publication date of this notice. COMMENTERS SHOULD IDENTIFY THE APPROPRIATE NPDES NUMBER ON THE FIRST PAGE OF THEIR COMMENTS. In order to affect final decisions, comments must offer technically substantial information that is applicable to the proposed permit.

A written request for a public hearing may also be filed within that 30-day period and must state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the hearing. The Director shall hold a public hearing whenever it is found, on the basis of hearing requests, that there exists a significant degree of public interest in the permit application or draft permit. The Director may also hold a hearing if he determines that it would clarify one or more issues involved in the permit decision.

After consideration of all written comments, review of any public hearing record, and consideration of the requirements of the Alabama Water Pollution Control Act, the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and applicable regulations, the Department will make a final determination. The Department will develop a response to comments, which will become part of the public record and will be available to persons upon request. Notice will be sent to any person requesting notice of the final action.

The Department maintains a list of interested individuals who are mailed legal notices regarding proposed permits. If you wish to receive such notices, contact the Permits & Services Division via telephone (334-271-7714), e-mail (permitsmail@adem.alabama.gov), or postal service (P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL 36130-1463).

This notice is hereby given this 15th day of November, 2017, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

Lance R. LeFleur

Director

Nondiscrimination Statement: The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the administration of its programs.