ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMEN-

NOTICE OF PROPOSED MODIFICATION OF THE OPERATING PERMIT UNDER THE ALABAMA HAZARDOUS WASTES MANAGEMENT AND MINIMIZATION ACT (AHWMMA) AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS

PUBLIC NOTICE – 421

Sumter County

Chemical Waste Management, Inc. (CWM) of Emelle, Alabama submitted to ADEM an application for modification of its operating permit which addresses updates to the permit application for the management of hazardous waste at its facility (EPA I.D. Number ALD 000 622 464) located at Emelle, Alabama. The Department has determined the facility’s modification application to be complete and has prepared a draft permit in accordance with State regulations.

CWM accepts hazardous wastes in both containers and bulk shipments. The facility receives wastes from many manufacturing sectors. Hazardous wastes received by the facility may be blended and bulked prior to being shipped offsite for further treatment or recovery; decanted and stored prior to shipment offsite; processed prior to onsite landfilling or offsite disposal, or placed directly in the onsite landfill; depending on the applicable treatment standards. Waste Management, Inc. is the owner and operator of the facility. In addition, the proposed modification includes provisions that require any other solid waste management units and areas of concern at the f-cility to be addressed.

Copies of the fact sheet, permit modification application and draft AHWMMA permit are available for public inspection electronically via http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/publicNotices.cnt and at the following location Monday – Friday (except legal holidays) during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 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 45 days following the publication date of this notice. 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 45-day period and must state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the hearing. The Director shall hold a public hearing upon receipt of a significant number of technical requests.

After consideration of all written comments, review of any public hearing record, and consideration of the requirements of the AHWMMA, the Federal Resource, Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) 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 26th day of October, 2017, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

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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.