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[27 Pa.B. 6097]

APPLICATIONS

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED UNDER THE PENNSYLVANIA CLEAN STREAMS LAW AND THE FEDERAL CLEAN WATER ACT

[National Pollution Discharge Elimination System Program (NPDES)]

DISCHARGE OF CONTROLLED INDUSTRIAL WASTE AND SEWERAGE WASTEWATER

(Part I Permits)

   The following parties have applied for an NPDES permit to discharge controlled wastewaters into the surface waters of this Commonwealth. Unless otherwise indicated on the basis of preliminary review and application of lawful standards and regulations, the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) proposes to issue a permit to discharge, subject to certain effluent limitations and special conditions. These proposed determinations are tentative.

   Where indicated, the EPA, Region III, Regional Administrator has waived the right to review or object to this proposed permit action under the waiver provision 40 CFR 123.6E.

   Persons wishing to comment on the proposed permit are invited to submit a statement to the Field Office indicated as the office responsible, within 30 days from the date of this public notice. Comments received within this 30-day period will be considered in the formulation of the final determinations regarding this application. Responses should include the name, address and telephone number of the writer and a concise statement to inform the Field Office of the exact basis of a comment and the relevant facts upon which it is based. A public hearing may be held if the Field Office considers the public response significant.

   Following the 30-day comment period, the Water Management Program Manager will make a final determination regarding the proposed permit. Notice of this determination will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin at which time this determination may be appealed to the Environmental Hearing Board.

   The application and related documents, proposed effluent limitations and special conditions, comments received and other information are on file and may be inspected and arrangements made for copying at the Field Office that has been indicated above the application.


Applications for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit to discharge to State waters.

   Southeast Regional Office:  Regional Manager, Water Management, Lee Park, Suite 6010, 555 North Lane, Conshohocken, PA 19428, (610) 832-6130.

   PA 0057282.  Sewage, Jonathan and Susan Pope, 795 West Strasburg Road, West Chester, PA 19380.

   This application is for issuance of an NPDES permit to discharge treated sewage from a single residence sewage treatment facility in East Bradford Township, Chester County. This is a new discharge to Taylor Run.

   The receiving stream is classified for the following uses:  trout stocking fishery, aquatic life, water supply and recreation.

AverageInstantaneous
ParameterMonthly (mg/l)Maximum (mg/l)
CBOD51020
Suspended Solids1020
Total Residual Chlorinemonitor/reportmonitor/report
Fecal Coliform200 colonies/100 ml as a geometric average
pHwithin limits of 6.0--9.0 standard units at all times

   The EPA waiver is in effect.

  

   PA 0057304.  Industrial waste, J.O.T. Fuel, Inc., 982 Easton Road, Horsham, PA 19044.

   This application is for issuance of an NPDES permit to discharge treated groundwater from a groundwater remediation system serving Coastal gas station located in Horsham Township, Montgomery County. This is a new discharge to unnamed tributary to Little Neshaminy Creek.

   The receiving stream is classified for the following uses:  warm water fishery.

   The proposed effluent limits for Outfall 001, based on an average flow of 14,400 gallons per day are as follows:

AverageMaximumInstantaneous
ParameterMonthly (mg/l)Daily (mg/l)Maximum (mg/l)
Total Xylenemonitor/reportmonitor/report
Benzene0.0010.0020.0025
Total BETX0.10.20.25
Ethylbenzenemonitor/reportmonitor/report
Toluenemonitor/reportmonitor/report
pHwithin limits of 6.0--9.0 standard units at all times

   The EPA waiver is in effect.

  

   PA 0055620.  Sewage, David A. Whinfrey, 60 Chapel Hill Road, Media, PA 19063.

   This application is for renewal of an NPDES permit to discharge treated sewage from small flow sewage treatment plant in Upper Providence Township, Delaware County. This is an existing discharge to small flow sewage treatment plant.

   The receiving stream is classified for the following uses:  high quality trout stocking fishery, aquatic life, water supply and recreation.

   The proposed effluent limits for Outfall 001, based on an average flow of 400 gpd are as follows:

AverageInstantaneous
ParameterMonthly (mg/l)Maximum (mg/l)
CBOD5
   (5-1 to 10-31)1020
   (11-1 to 4-30)2040
Suspended Solids1020
Ammonia (as N)
   (5-1 to 10-31)36
   (11-1 to 4-30)918
Total Residual Chlorinemonitor/reportmonitor/report
Fecal Coliform200 colonies/100 ml as a geometric average
Dissolved Oxygenminimum of 6.0 mg/l at all times
pHwithin limits of 6.0--9.0 standard units at all times

   The EPA waiver is in effect.

  

   PA 0057312.  Sewage, Daniel and Joan Ball, 2057 Buck Run Road, Quakertown, PA 18951.

   This application is for issuance of an NPDES permit to discharge treated sewage from small flow sewage treatment plant in East Rockhill Township, Bucks County. This is a new discharge to unnamed tributary to Tohickon Creek.

   The receiving stream is classified for the following uses:  trout stocking fishery, aquatic life, water supply and recreation.

   The proposed effluent limits for Outfall 001, based on an average flow of 460 gpd are as follows:

AverageInstantaneous
ParameterMonthly (mg/l)Maximum (mg/l)
CBOD51010
Suspended Solids2040
Total Residual Chlorinemonitor/reportmonitor/report
Fecal Coliform200 colonies/100 ml as a geometric average
pHwithin limits of 6.0--9.0 standard units at all times

   The EPA waiver is in effect.


   Northeast Region:  Environmental Protection Manager--Water Management--2 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0790, (717) 826-2553.

   PA 0060747.  Industrial waste, SIC:  3087, Ametek-Westchester Plastics Div., Route 54, P. O. Box 9, Nesquehoning, PA 18240.

   This proposed action is for renewal of an NPDES permit to discharge treated contact cooling water into Nesquehoning Creek in Mauch Chunk Township, Carbon County.

   The receiving stream is classified for the following uses:  cold water fishery, aquatic life, water supply and recreation.

   For the purpose of evaluating effluent requirements for TDS, NO2-NO3, fluoride and phenolics, the existing/proposed downstream potable water supply (PWS) considered during the evaluation is Northampton County.

   The proposed effluent limits based on a design flow of 0.239 mgd are:

   Outfall 001

MonthlyDailyInstantaneous
ParameterAverageMaximumMaximum (mg/l)
CBOD542 lbs/day
Total Suspended Solids30 lbs/day
Oil and Grease15 mg/l30 mg/l
pH6--9 standard units at all times

   Outfall 002--Uncontaminated Stormwater Only

   The EPA waiver is in effect.

  

   PA 0037290.  Sewage, Wesland Development Tamiment, Inc., Tamiment Resort, Tamiment, PA 18371.

   This application is for renewal of an NPDES permit to discharge treated sewage into unnamed tributary to Little Bushkill Creek in Lehman Township, Pike County.

   This is an existing discharge.

   The receiving stream is classified for the following uses:  high quality, cold water fishery, aquatic life, water supply, recreation and special protection.

   For the purpose of evaluating effluent requirements for TDS, NO2-NO3, fluoride and phenolics, the proposed downstream potable water supply (PWS) considered during the evaluation is the Stroudsburg/E. Stroudsburg Intake on the Delaware River at the Delaware Water Gap.

   The proposed effluent limits based on a design flow of 0.250 mgd are:

   Outfall 001

MonthlyInstantaneous
ParameterAverage (mg/l)Maximum (mg/l)
CBOD510.020.0
Total Suspended Solids30.060.0
NH3-N
   (5-1 to 10-31)3.06.0
   (11-1 to 4-30)9.018.0
NO2 and NO3 as ''N''10.020.0
Dissolved Oxygena minimum of 7.0 mg/l at all times
Fecal Coliform
   (5-1 to 9-30)200/100 ml as a geometric mean
   (10-1 to 4-30)2,000/100 ml as a geometric mean
pH6.0--9.0 standard units at all times
Total Residual Chlorine
   1st Month through 36th Monthmaintenance report
   36th Month through Expiration Date.06.15

   The proposed effluent limits* based on a design flow of 1.15 mgd are:

   Outfall 001

MonthlyInstantaneous
ParameterAverage (mg/l)Maximum (mg/l)
CBOD510.020.0
Total Suspended Solids30.060.0
NH3-N
   (5-1 to 10-31)2.04.0
   (11-1 to 4-30)6.012.0
NO2 and NO3 as ''N''1.02.0
Dissolved Oxygena minimum of 7.0 mg/l at all times
Fecal Coliform
   (5-1 to 9-30)200/100 ml as a geometric mean
   (10-1 to 4-30)2,000/100 ml as a geometric mean
pH6.0--9.0 standard units at all times
NO2 plus NO3-N10.020.0
Total Residual Chlorine.02.05

   *Limits at completion of plant expansion.

   Special conditions regarding spray irrigation from Consent Order and Agreement.

   The EPA waiver is not in effect.


   Northcentral Region:  Environmental Program Manager, Water Management Program, 208 West Third Street, Suite 101, Williamsport, PA 17701-6448, (717) 327-3670.

   PA 0111368.  Sewerage, SIC:  4952, Jersey Shore Area School District, R. R. 3, Box 245, Williamsport, PA 17701.

   This proposed action is for renewal of an NPDES permit for an existing discharge of treated sewage wastewater to Larrys Creek in Mifflin Township, Lycoming County.

   The receiving stream is classified for the following uses:  warm water fishes, aquatic life, water supply and recreation. For the purposes of evaluating effluent requirements for TDS, NO2-NO3, fluoride and phenolics, the existing downstream potable water supply (PWS) considered during the evaluation is PA American Water Company located at Milton.

   The proposed effluent limits, based on a design flow of 0.0047 mgd, are:

   Outfall 001

AverageAverageInstantaneous
ParameterMonthly (mg/l)Weekly (mg/l)Maximum (mg/l)
CBOD52550
TSS3060
Total Cl2 Residual
   1st month--36th monthreport
   37th month--permit expiration date2.04.6
Fecal Coliforms
   (5-1 to 9-30)200 col/100 ml as a geometric mean
   (10-1 to 4-30)2,000 col/100 ml as a geometric mean
pH6.0--9.0 at all times

   The EPA waiver is in effect.


   Southwest Regional Office:  Water Management Program Manager, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4745, (412) 442-4000.

   PA 0000825.  Industrial waste, SIC:  3315 and 3316, Col-Fin Specialty Steel Corporation, Front Street, Fallston, PA 15066.

   This application is for renewal of an NPDES permit to discharge treated process water, sewage and untreated stormwater from Col-Fin in Fallston Borough, Beaver County.

   The following effluent limitations are proposed for discharge to the receiving waters, Beaver River, classified as a warm water fishery with existing and/or potential uses for aquatic life, water supply and recreation. The first existing/proposed downstream potable water supply (PWS) is Arco Chemical Company, located at Potter Township, 6 miles below the discharge point.

   Outfall 101:  existing discharge, design flow of 0.094 mgd.

Mass (lb/day)Concentration (mg/l)
AverageMaximumAverageMaximumInstantaneous
ParameterMonthlyDailyMonthlyDailyMaximum
Total Suspended Solids6.6515.54307087.5
Oil and Grease0.732.19103030
Chromium0.060.150.41.01.25
Nickel0.040.130.30.91.1
pHnot less than 6.0 nor greater than 9.0

   Other conditions:  TRC minimization requirement to conduct a pollution reduction report, chemical additive condition.

   Outfall 001:  existing discharge.

Mass (lb/day)Concentration (mg/l)
AverageMaximumAverageMaximumInstantaneous
ParameterMonthlyDailyMonthlyDailyMaximum
Total Ironmonitor and report
Dissolved Ironmonitor and report
Leadmonitor and report
Zincmonitor and report
Nickelmonitor and report
This discharge shall consist solely of those sources previously monitored at Internal Monitoring Point 101 and stormwater runoff.
pHnot less than 6.0 nor greater than 9.0

   Outfall 002:  existing stormwater discharge.

Mass (lb/day)Concentration (mg/l)
AverageMaximumAverageMaximumInstantaneous
ParameterMonthlyDailyMonthlyDailyMaximum
Total Suspended Solids*3060
Total Ironmonitor and report
Dissolved Ironmonitor and report
Leadmonitor and report
Nickelmonitor and report
Zincmonitor and report
pH*not less than 6.0 nor greater than 9.0

   *The pH limits and TSS limits are only applicable when boiler blowdown and water softener backwash are discharged.

   Outfall 003:  existing stormwater discharge.

Mass (lb/day)Concentration (mg/l)
AverageMaximumAverageMaximumInstantaneous
ParameterMonthlyDailyMonthlyDailyMaximum
This discharge shall consist solely of stormwater runoff.
Total Ironmonitor and report
Dissolved Ironmonitor and report
Leadmonitor and report
Zincmonitor and report
Nickelmonitor and report
pHmonitor and report

   Outfall 004:  existing discharge, design flow of 0.0018 mgd.

Mass (lb/day)Concentration (mg/l)
AverageMaximumAverageMaximumInstantaneous
ParameterMonthlyDailyMonthlyDailyMaximum
CBOD52550
Suspended Solids3060
Total Residual Chlorine1.43.3
Fecal Coliform
   (5-1 to 9-30)200/100 ml as a geometric mean
   (10-1 to 4-30)2,000/100 ml as a geometric mean
pHnot less than 6.0 nor greater than 9.0

   Outfalls 005--008:  existing stormwater discharges.

Mass (lb/day)Concentration (mg/l)
AverageMaximumAverageMaximumInstantaneous
ParameterMonthlyDailyMonthlyDailyMaximum
These discharges shall consist solely of stormwater.
Total Ironmonitor and report
Dissolved Ironmonitor and report
Leadmonitor and report
Zincmonitor and report
Nickelmonitor and report
pHmonitor and report

   The EPA waiver is in effect.

  

   PA 0096628.  Sewage, Hamill Manufacturing, 500 Pleasant Valley Road, Trafford, PA 15085.

   This application is for issuance of an NPDES permit to discharge treated sewage from the Hamill Manufacturing Sewage Treatment Plant in Penn Township, Westmoreland County.

   The following effluent limitations are proposed for discharge to the receiving waters, known as Lyons Run, which are classified as a trout stocked fishery with existing and/or potential uses for aquatic life, water supply and recreation. The first downstream potable water supply intake from this facility is the PA-American Water Company, Becks Intake.

   Outfall 001:  new discharge, design flow of 0.00196 mgd.

Concentration (mg/l)
AverageAverageMaximumInstantaneous
ParameterMonthlyWeeklyDailyMaximum
CBOD52550
Suspended Solids3060
Fecal Coliform
   (5-1 to 9-30)200/100 ml as a geometric mean
   (10-1 to 4-30)2,000/100 ml as a geometric mean
Total Residual Chlorinemonitor and report
pHnot less than 6.0 nor greater than 9.0

   The EPA waiver is in effect.

  

   PA 0205621.  Sewage, Keystone Coal Mining Corporation, P. O. Box 729, Indiana, PA 15701.

   This application is for renewal of an NPDES permit to discharge treated sewage from the Emile No. 2 Slope Portal Sewage Treatment Plant in Plumcreek Township, Armstrong County.

   The following effluent limitations are proposed for discharge to the receiving waters, known as an unnamed tributary of Crooked Creek, which are classified as a warm water fishery with existing and/or potential uses for aquatic life, water supply and recreation. The first downstream potable water supply intake from this facility is the Cadogen Water Works.

   Outfall 001:  existing discharge, design flow of .0028 mgd.

Concentration (mg/l)
AverageAverageMaximumInstantaneous
ParameterMonthlyWeeklyDailyMaximum
CBOD52550
Suspended Solids3060
Fecal Coliform
   (5-1 to 9-30)200/100 ml as a geometric mean
   (10-1 to 4-30)35,000/100 ml as a geometric mean
Total Residual Chlorine
   1st month--36th monthmonitor and report
   37th month--expiration1.43.3
pHnot less than 6.0 nor greater than 9.0

   The EPA waiver is in effect.


   Northwest Regional Office:  Regional Manager, Water Management, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335, (814) 332-6942.

   PA 0030341.  Sewage, Wilmington Area School District, East Lawrence Elementary School, 300 Wood Street, New Wilmingtown, PA 16142-1016.

   This application is for renewal of an NPDES Permit, to discharge treated sewage to Unnamed Tributary to Taylor Run in Plain Grove Township, Lawrence County. This is an existing discharge.

   The receiving water is classified for the following uses:  warm water fishes, aquatic life, water supply and recreation. For the purpose of evaluating effluent requirements for TDS, NO2-NO3, fluoride and phenolics, the existing/proposed downstream potable water supply considered during the evaluation is the Camp Allegheny intake on Slippery Rock Creek located at Wayne Township, Lawrence County, approximately 17 miles below point of discharge.

   The proposed discharge limits, based on a design flow of 0.0032 mgd, are:

AverageInstantaneous
ParameterMonthly (mg/l)Maximum (mg/l)
CBOD52550
Total Suspended Solids3060
Fecal Coliform
   (5-1 to 9-30)200/100 ml as a geometric average
   (10-1 to 4-30)2,000/100 ml as a geometric average
Total Residual Chlorine0.852
Dissolved Oxygenminimum of 3 mg/l at all times
pH6.0--9.0 at all times

   The EPA waiver is in effect.

DISCHARGE OF CONTROLLED INDUSTRIAL WASTE AND SEWERAGE WASTEWATER

Applications under the Pennsylvania Clean Streams Law

(Part II Permits)

   The following permit applications and requests for plan approval have been received by the Department of Environmental Protection (Department).

   Persons objecting on the grounds of public or private interest to the approval of an application or submitted plan may file a written protest with the Department at the address indicated above each permit application or plan. Each written protest should contain the following: name, address and telephone number; identification of the plan or application to which the protest is addressed; and a concise statement in sufficient detail to inform the Department of the exact basis of the protest and the relevant facts upon which it is based. The Department may conduct a fact-finding hearing or an informal conference in response to any given protest or protests. Each commentator will be notified in writing of the time and place if a hearing or conference concerning the plan or action or application to which the protest relates is held. To insure consideration by the Department prior to final action on permit applications and proposed plans, initial protests and additions or amendments to protests already filed should be filed within 15 calendar days from the date of this issue of the Pennsylvania Bulletin. A copy of each permit application and proposed plan is on file in the office indicated and is open to public inspection.

   Persons with a disability who wish to attend the hearing and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate in the proceeding should contact the Secretary to the Board at (717) 787-3483. TDD users may contact the Department through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at 1 (800) 654-5984.


Industrial waste and sewerage applications under The Clean Streams Law (35 P. S. §§ 691.1--691.1001).

   Southwest Regional Office:  Water Management Program Manager, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4745, (412) 442-4000.

   A.  2697403.  Sewerage. Angelo B. Poli, 93 Belmeade Terrace, Uniontown, PA 15401. Application for the construction and operation of sewers and appurtenances, sewage treatment plant, and outfall and headwall to serve the Bennington Place Subdivision located in the Township of North Union, Fayette County.

   A.  3097402.  Sewerage. Michele R. Williams, R. R. 3, Box 239B, Smithfield, PA 15478. Application for the construction and operation of a sewage treatment plant to serve the Riviera Mobile Home Park located in the Township of Dunkard, Greene County.

INDIVIDUAL PERMITS

(PAS)

   The following parties have applied for an NPDES permit to discharge stormwater from a proposed construction activity into the surface waters of this Commonwealth. Unless otherwise indicated, on the basis of preliminary review and application of lawful standards and regulations, the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) proposes to issue a permit to discharge, subject to certain effluent limitations set forth in the permit and special conditions. These proposed determinations are tentative. Limitations are provided in the permit as erosion and sedimentation control measures and facilities which restrict the rate and quantity of sediment discharged.

   Where indicated, the EPA, Region III, Regional Administrator has waived the right to review or object to this proposed permit action under the waiver provision of 40 CFR 123.24(d).

   Persons wishing to comment on the proposed permit are invited to submit a statement to the office noted above the application within 30 days from the date of this public notice. Comments reviewed within this 30-day permit will be considered in the formulation of the final determinations regarding this application. Responses should include the name, address and telephone number of the writer and a concise statement to inform the Department of the exact basis of a comment and the relevant facts upon which it is based. A public hearing may be held if the responsible office considers the public response significant.

   Following the 30-day comment period, the Water Management Program Manager will make a final determination regarding the proposed permit. Notice of this determination will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin at which time this determination may be appealed to the Environmental Hearing Board.

   The application and related documents, including the erosion and sedimentation control plan for the construction activity, are on file and may be inspected at the office noted above the application.

   Persons with a disability who wish to attend the hearing and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate in the proceedings, should contact the specified program. TDD users may contact the Department through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at 1 (800) 654-5984.

   Southeast Regional Office:  Regional Water Management Program Manager, Lee Park, Suite 6010, 555 North Lane, Conshohocken, PA 19428-2233, (610) 832-6130.

   NPDES Permit PAS10-G292.  Stormwater. Thomas J. McQuilkon, 134 John Thomas Drive, Exton, PA, has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in West Nantmeal Township, Chester County, to Unnamed Tributary to East Branch Brandywine Creek.

   NPDES Permit PAS10-G293.  Stormwater. Augustino Badalamenti, 226 Hoffecker Road, Phoneixville, PA 19460, has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in East Vincent Township, Chester County, to French Creek.

   NPDES Permit PAS10-G294.  Stormwater. West Uwchlan Development Corporation, c/o James-Lewis Group, 1301 Lancaster Avenue, Berwyn, PA 19312, has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in East Caln Township and Uwchlan Township, Chester County, to East Branch Brandywine Creek.

   NPDES Permit PAS10-G295.  Stormwater. Taylor's Mill, Inc., 175 Strafford Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087, has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in Uwchlan Township, Chester County, to Unnamed Tributary to Shamona Creek.

   NPDES Permit PAS10-J041.  Stormwater. Glen Mills School, P. O. Box 137, Concordville, PA 19331, has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in Thornbury Township, Delaware County, to Chester Creek.

   Northeast Regional Office, Regional Water Management Program Manager, 2 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0790, (717) 826-2511.

   Lehigh County Conservation District, District Manager, Lehigh Ag. Center, Suite 102, 4184 Dorney Park Road, Allentown, PA 18104, (610) 391-9583.

   NPDES Permit PAS10Q001-1R.  Stormwater. Hornstein Enterprises, Inc., 1150 South Cedar Crest Boulevard, Allentown, PA 18103 has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, to Little Lehigh Creek.

   Northampton County Conservation District, District Manager, R. R. 4, Greystone Building, Nazareth, PA 18064-9211, (610) 746-1971.

   NPDES Permit PAS10U081.  Stormwater. Triple Net Investments III c/o J. G. Petrucci Co., Inc., 171 Route 173, Suite 201, Asbury, NJ 08802 has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County, to Monocacy Creek.

   Lehigh County Conservation District, District Manager, Lehigh Ag. Center, Suite 102, 4184 Dorney Park Road, Allentown, PA 18104, (610) 391-9583.

   NPDES Permit PAS10Q130. Stormwater. The Cloverleaf Inn, P.O. Box 213, 327 Star Road, Fogelsville, PA 18051 has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County, to Little Lehigh Creek.

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