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Notice of Plan Approval Application Minor Source

   The following stationary sources have filed a request for a plan approval with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Bureau of Air Quality. Persons wishing to file protests or comments on the proposed plan approval have 30 days to submit the protests or comments to the Regional Office at the address listed below. Interested persons may also request that a hearing be held concerning the plan approval application by filing a request with the Regional Office stating the reason for the request.

   The Department will evaluate and consider all protests and comments received. The Department will, where appropriate, modify the proposed plan approval based on the protests and comments received.

   The final plan approval will contain terms and conditions to ensure that the source is constructed and operated in compliance with the Department's regulations contained in 25 Pa. Code Chapters 121 through 143 and the requirements of the Federal Clean Air Act. A notice of the Department's final decision on the proposed plan approval will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. Air contaminants emitted from these sources are less than the amounts that would trigger major new source review requirements. For additional information on the following applications, contact Devendra Verma, Engineering Services Chief, (814) 332-6940.

   Regional Office: Northwest Regional Office, Bureau of Air Quality Control, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335.

   37-309-049.  The Department received a plan approval application from Universal Refractories, Inc. (915 Clyde St., P. O. Box 97, Wampum, PA 16157-0097) for the installation of a fabric filter collector and operation of four refractory drying ovens (three @ 10 MMBTU/hr, one @ 5 MMBTU/hr) in Wampum, Lawrence County.

   Under Act 181 of 1984, the Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of an unsolicited proposal received from Fieg Brothers of Stoystown, PA, to reclaim an abandoned surface mine in Brothers Valley Township, Somerset County. The Department intends to enter into negotiations with Fieg Brothers to contract for site reclamation.

   The project, BF 388-101.1, involves reclamation of the area mined by Delta Mining where bonds were forfeited by the Department under Permit Number SMP 56793053.

   Fieg Brothers proposes to backfill, regrade and revegetate 18.3 acres. All areas will be regraded to promote surface drainage.

   All interested parties should send comments to Richard L. Joyce, Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation, Department of Environmental Protection, P. O. Box 8476, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8476, no later than 4 p.m., April 9, 1996.

MINING ACTIVITY APPLICATIONS

   Applications under the Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act (52 P. S. §§ 1396.1--1396.19a); the Noncoal Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act (52 P. S. §§ 3301--3326); The Clean Streams Law (35 P. S. §§ 691.1--691.1001); the Coal Refuse Disposal Control Act (52 P. S. §§ 30.51--30.66); The Bituminous Mine Subsidence and Land Conservation Act (52 P. S. §§ 1406.1--1406.21). Mining activity permits issued in response to such applications will also address the applicable permitting requirements of the following statutes: the Air Pollution Control Act (35 P. S. §§ 4001--4015); the Dam Safety and Encroachments Act (32 P. S. §§ 693.1--693.27); and the Solid Waste Management Act (35 P. S. §§ 6018.101--6018.1003).

   The following permit applications to conduct mining activities have been received by the Department of Environmental Protection. A copy of the application is available for inspection at the District mining office indicated above each application. Where a 401 water quality certification is needed for any aspect of a particular proposed mining activity, the submittal of the permit application will serve as the request for such certification.

   Written comments or objections, or requests for informal conferences on applications, may be submitted by any person or any officer or head of any Federal, State or local government agency or authority to the Department at the same address within 30 days of this publication, or within 30 days after the last publication of the applicant's newspaper advertisement, as provided by 25 Pa. Code §§ 77.121--77.123 and 86.31--86.34 (relating to public notices of filing of permit applications, opportunity for comment, and informal conferences).

   Where any of the mining activities listed below will have discharges of wastewater to streams, the Department will incorporate NPDES permits into the mining activity permits issued in response to these applications. Such NPDES permits will contain, at a minimum, technology-based effluent limitations (as described in the Department's regulations--25 Pa. Code §§ 77.522, 87.102, 88.92, 88.187, 88.242, 89.52 and 90.102) for iron, manganese, suspended solids, settleable solids, alkalinity and pH. In addition to the above, more restrictive effluent limitations, restrictions on discharge volume or restrictions on the extent of mining which may occur will be incorporated into a mining activity permit when necessary for compliance with water quality standards (in accordance with 25 Pa. Code Chs. 93 and 95). Persons or agencies which have requested review of the NPDES permit requirements for a particular mining activity within the above-mentioned public comment period will be provided with a 30-day period to review and submit comments on those requirements.

   Written comments or objections should contain the name, address and telephone number of persons submitting comments or objections, application number and a statement of sufficient detail to inform the Department on the basis of comment or objection and relevant facts upon which it is based. Requests for an informal conference must contain the name, address and telephone number of requestor, application number, a brief summary of the issues to be raised by the requestor at the conference and a statement whether the requestor desires to have the conference conducted in the locality of the proposed mining activities.

   District Mining Operations, 437 South Center Street, P. O. Box 625, Ebensburg, PA 15931-0625.

Coal Applications Received

   32960102.  John R. Yenzi, Jr. (P. O. Box 287, Anita, PA 15711), commencement, operation and restoration of bituminous strip-auger mine in Canoe Township, Indiana County, affecting 262.0 acres, receiving stream unnamed tributaries of Canoe Creek to Canoe Creek to Mahoning Creek, application received February 12, 1996.

   11960102.  Dunamis Resources, Inc. (R. D. 4, Box 1542, Homer City, PA 15748), commencement, operation and restoration of bituminous strip-coal refuse reprocessing surface mining-auger-fly ash placement mine in South Fork Borough; Adams Township, Cambria County, affecting 212 acres, receiving stream South Fork Branch of Little Conemaugh River, application received February 13, 1996.

   32900107.  Permit renewal, T.L.H. Coal Company (R. D. 1, Box 170, Rochester Mills, PA 15771), commencement, operation and restoration of bituminous strip mine in Rayne Township, Indiana County, affecting 128.1 acres, receiving stream Rayne Run and unnamed tributaries to Rayne Run, application received February 16, 1996.

   32960103.  Kraynak Coal Company (R. D. 1, Box 158, Mahaffey, PA 15757), commencement, operation and restoration of bituminous strip-auger mine in Grant and Green Townships, Indiana County, affecting 329.7 acres, receiving stream unnamed tributaries of East Run and Little Mahoning Creek to Little Mahoning Creek to Mahoning Creek and unnamed tributaries of north nranch of Two Lick Creek to Two Lick Creek, application received February 14, 1996.

   32850109.  Permit renewal, M. B. Energy, Inc. (250 Airport Road, P. O. Box 1319, Indiana, PA 15701-1319), commencement, operation and restoration of bituminous strip mine in Buffington Township, Indiana County, affecting 388.4 acres, receiving stream unnamed tributary to/and Mardis Run, application received February 20, 1996.

   56830114.  Permit renewal, Hilltop Mining, Inc. (R. D. 4, Box 83C, Berlin, PA 15530), commencement, operation and restoration of bituminous strip mine in Summit Township, Somerset County, affecting 106.92 acres, receiving stream unnamed tributary to Bigby Creek, Bigby Creek and unnamed tributary to Casselman River, application received February 21, 1996.

   11900106.  Permit renewal, Cloe Mining Company, Inc. (P. O. Box 247, Barnesboro, PA 15714), commencement, operation and restoration of bituminous strip mine in West Carroll and Barr Townships, Cambria County, affecting 181.0 acres, receiving stream Hoppel Run; an unnamed tributary to the west branch Susquehanna River; and to the west branch Susquehanna River, application received February 22, 1996.

   56950106.  Zubek, Inc. (888 Main Street, Central City, PA 15926), commencement, operation and restoration of a bituminous strip mine, coal refuse reprocessing in Stonycreek Township, Somerset County, affecting 122.0 acres, receiving stream unnamed tributaries to Schrock Run and Schrock Run, application received August 2, 1995, permit issued February 21, 1996.

   32950106.  Doverspike Brothers Coal Company (R. D. 4, Box 271, Punxsutawney, PA 15767), commencement, operation and restoration of a bituminous strip mine in West Mahoning Township, Indiana County, affecting 130 acres, receiving stream unnamed tributary Mahoning Creek, unnamed tributary to Little Mahoning Creek, application received August 12, 1995, permit issued February 22, 1996.

   Hawk Run District Office, P. O. Box 209, Hawk Run, PA 16840.

   17960102.  M. R. Hainsey Contracting, Inc. (R. D. 2, Box 57, Clearfield, PA 16830), commencement, operation and restoration of a bituminous surface mine permit in Goshen Township, Clearfield County affecting 70.1 acres, receiving streams unnamed tributary to Pine Run, Pine Run, unnamed tributary to Trout Run, application received February 12, 1996.

   17960103.  BBC Coal Company (P. O. Box 249, Clearfield, PA 16830), commencement, operation and restoration of a bituminous surface mine permit in Bloom Township, Clearfield County affecting 79.5 acres, receiving streams unnamed tributary to Bilger Run, application received February 12, 1996.

   17960104.  Sky Haven Coal, Inc. (R. D. 1, Box 180, Penfield, PA 15849), commencement, operation and restoration of a bituminous surface mine-auger permit in Beccaria Township, Clearfield County affecting 79.0 acres, receiving streams Cofinan Run to Clearfield Creek to west branch Susquehanna River, application received February 12, 1996.

   17850135.  Hepburnia Coal Company (P. O. Box I, Grampian, PA 16838), renewal of an existing bituminous surface mine permit in Penn Township, Clearfield County affecting 189.6 acres, receiving streams unnamed tributaries to Fenton Run and unnamed tributary to Kratzer Run to Anderson Creek to west branch Susquehanna River, application received February 12, 1996.

   17910110.  Sky Haven Coal, Inc. (R. D. 1, Box 180, Penfield, PA 15849), renewal of an existing bituminous surface mine permit in Bell Township, Clearfield County affecting 232.8 acres, receiving streams Martin Run and its tributary and unnamed stream, tributary to west branch of the Susquehanna River, application received February 12, 1996.

   17900139.  Waroquier Coal Company (P. O. Box 128, 133 W. Fifth Avenue, Clearfield, PA 16830), renewal of an existing bituminous surface mine permit, Jordan Township, Clearfield County affecting 30 acres, receiving streams Potts Run, application received February 12, 1996.

   Mineral Resources Management--District Mining, Pottsville District Office, 5 West Laurel Boulevard, Pottsville, PA 17901-2454.

   49960201.  Split Vein Coal Company, Inc. (R. R. 1, Box 1027, Paxinos, PA 17860), commencement, operation and restoration of a coal refuse reprocessing operation in Mt. Carmel Township, Northumberland County affecting 77.5 acres, receiving stream Locust Creek and Mahanoy Creek. Application received February 22, 1996.

   54890102T.  White Pine Coal Company, Inc. (P. O. Box 59, Ashland, PA 17921-0059), transferred from CLS Coal Company in Reilly and Foster Townships, Schuylkill County affecting 729.7 acres, receiving stream Muddy Branch Creek and Pollys Creek. Application received February 21, 1996.

   40663026C3.  No. 1 Contracting Corporation, (800 Exeter Avenue, West Pittston, PA 18643), correction to an existing anthracite surface mine and fly ash disposal operation for an additional fly ash source (Northampton Generating Company) in Hazle Township, Luzerne County affecting 151.0 acres, receiving stream none. Application received February 16, 1996.

   40663023C.  Pagnotti Coal Company, (800 Exeter Avenue, West Pittston, PA 18643), correction to an existing anthracite surface mine and fly ash disposal operation for an additional fly ash source (Northampton Generating Company) in Hazle Township, Luzerne County affecting 640.0 acres, receiving stream none. Application received February 16, 1996.

   54861309R2.  Wenrich Coal Co., (HCR 1, Box 32, Spring Glen, PA 17978), renewal of an existing anthracite deep mine operation in Hegins Township, Schuylkill County affecting 3.9 acres, receiving stream west branch Rausch Creek. Application received February 20, 1996.

   54851305R2.  D. and F. Deep Mine Coal Co., (P. O. Box 369, Minersville, PA 17954), renewal of an existing anthracite deep mine operation in Cass and New Castle Townships, Schuylkill County affecting 1.1 acres, receiving stream west branch Rausch Creek. Application received February 20, 1996.

   49663004R2.  Reading Anthracite Company, (200 Mahantongo Street, Pottsville, PA 17901), renewal of an existing anthracite surface mine operation in Zerbe Township, Northumberland County affecting 2,222.0 acres, receiving stream Zerbe Run. Application received February 21, 1996.

   54910202R.  AEI Energy, (P. O. Box 141, Girardville, PA 17935), renewal of an existing anthracite surface mine operation in Butler and West Mahanoy Townships, Schuylkill County affecting 703.0 acres, receiving stream none. Application received February 21, 1996.

   Mining and Reclamation, 3913 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317.

   56841611.  Intercarbon Coal Company, (c/o Nick Angell, 230 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10169), to renew the permit for the Intercarbon Prep Plant in Shade Township, Somerset County, no additional discharge. Application received January 29, 1996.

   63733706.  Maple Creek Mining, Inc., (29525 Chagrin Blvd., Suite 111, Pepper Pike, OH 44122), to renew the permit for the Gingerhill Refuse Area I in Nottingham Township, Washington County, no additional discharge. Application received February 7, 1996.

   63723707.  Maple Creek Mining, Inc., (29525 Chagrin Blvd., Suite 111, Pepper Pike, OH 44122), to renew the permit for the Gingerhill Refuse Area II in Carroll and Nottingham Townships, Washington County, no additional discharge. Application received February 7, 1996.

   Mineral Resources Management--District Mining, Pottsville District Office, 5 West Laurel Boulevard, Pottsville, PA 17901-2454.

Noncoal Applications Received

   40960301.  Cremard Brothers, (1302 South Main Street, Old Forge, PA 18518), commencement, operation and restoration of a large noncoal topsoil operation in Duryea Borough, Luzerne County, affecting 11.4 acres, receiving stream Susquehanna and Lackawanna River. Application received February 14, 1996.

   40960302.  Hanover Nursery, (5 Crystal Street--Hanover Green, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702), commencement, operation and restoration of a large noncoal operation in Plymouth Township, Luzerne County, affecting 192.6 acres, receiving stream Susquehanna River. Application received February 15, 1996.

   The following Dam Safety and Encroachment permit applications and requests for Environmental Assessment approval and requests for water quality certification have been received by the Department of Environmental Protection.

   In addition to permit applications, the Bureau of Dams, Waterways and Wetlands (BDWW) and the Regional Office Soils and Waterways Sections have assumed primary responsibility for processing requests for certification under section 401 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C.A. § 1341(a)), for projects requiring both a Dam Safety and Encroachments Permit, and a United States Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) permit. Section 401(a) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act requires the State to certify that the involved projects will not violate the applicable provisions of 33 U.S.C.A. §§ 1301--1303, 1306 and 1307, as well as relevant State requirements. Initial requests for 401 Certification will be published concurrently with the BDWW permit application. Persons objecting to approval of a request for certification under section 401 or to the issuance of a Dam Safety or Encroachment Permit, or the approval of Environmental Assessments must submit any comments, suggestions or objections within 30 days of the date of this notice as well as any questions to the Bureau or Field Office indicated as the responsible office.


Applications filed under the Dam Safety and Encroachments Act (32 P. S. §§ 693.1--693.27) and section 302 of the Flood Plain Management Act (32 P. S. § 679.302) and requests for certification under section 401 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.

   Southcentral Region: Water Management Program, Soils and Waterways Section, One Ararat Boulevard, Room 126, Harrisburg, PA 17110, telephone (717) 657-4590.

   E07-252.  Encroachment. Woodbury Township Supervisors, R. R. 2, Box 234, Williamsburg, PA 16693. To remove an existing bridge and to construct and maintain a single span concrete box beam bridge having a span of 35 feet and a minimum underclearance of about 2 feet across Piney Creek for maintenance purposes located on Township Road T-431 at the Village of Wertz (Williamsburg, PA Quadrangle N: 14.7 inches; W: 17.7 inches) in Woodbury Township, Blair County.

   E21-244.  Encroachment. Cumberland County Commissioners, One Courthouse Square, Carlisle, PA 17013. To maintain an existing four-span County Bridge having a total length of 298 feet over Conodoguinet Creek on Bernheisel Road (T-574), and to construct and maintain a 5-foot wide pedestrian bridge to be attached to this existing bridge by means of brackets located about 1.7 miles south of Donnellytown Village (Wertzville, PA Quadrangle N: 1.8 inches; W: 14.4 inches) in Middlesex Township, Cumberland County.

   E21-245.  Encroachment. Carlisle Suburban Authority, 240 Clearwater Drive, Carlisle, PA 17013. To construct and maintain a reed bed sludge drying facility along the right bank's 100-year floodplain of the Conodoguinet Creek located in the vicinity of the existing wastewater treatment plant 1,000 feet downstream of PA 34 (Carlisle, PA Quadrangle N: 20.38 inches; W: 7.25 inches) in North Middleton Township, Cumberland County.

   E31-126.  Encroachment. Miller Township Supervisors, R. R. 2, Box 8A, Huntingdon, PA 16652. To remove three 48-inch diameter C.M.P. culverts and to construct and maintain a 117-inch × 79-inch C.M.P. pipe arch culvert in east branch of Standing Stone Creek located on Township Road 486 immediately upstream from the confluence of east branch of Standing Stone Creek and Standing Stone Creek (Allensville, PA Quadrangle N: 14.7 inches; W: 15.1 inches) in Miller Township, Huntingdon County.


Applications received under the Dam Safety and Encroachments Act (32 P. S. §§ 693.1--693.27), section 302 of the Flood Plain Management Act (32 P. S. § 679.302) and requests for certification under section 401 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.

   DEP Central Office, Bureau of Dams, Waterways and Wetlands, 400 Market Street, Floor 6, P. O. Box 8554, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8554, telephone (717) 783-1384.

   Requests for Environmental Assessment approval under 25 Pa. Code § 105.15 and requests for certification under section 401 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.

   EA06-005C0.  Environmental assessment. Wingo Development Corporation, R. D. 2, Box 2000, Building A-1, Reading, PA 19605. To construct and maintain a nonjurisdictional dam (Basin 1) across a tributary to Manatawny Creek (CWF) impacting a de minimus area of wetlands (PEM) equal to 0.04 acre for the purpose of stormwater management at the proposed Haas Farm Subdivision located approximately 1,600 feet northwest of the intersection of State Route 662 and Old Airport Road (Boyertown, PA Quadrangle N: 9.85 inches; W: 15.75 inches) in Amity Township, Berks County.

   Northeast Regional Office: Regional Soils and Waterways Section, 2 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0790, telephone (717) 826-5485.

   E39-306.  Encroachment. City of Allentown, 435 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18101. To construct and maintain two 42-inch diameter stormwater outfalls and 280 L. F. of associated stormsewer at two separate locations in the floodway of the Lehigh River. These projects are located approximately 550 feet west of the intersection of East Walnut and Albert Streets and approximately 200 feet west of Sterner Island, south of the Allentown Rail Yards (Allentown East, PA Quadrangle N: 18.5 inches; W: 10.8 inches and N: 19.4 inches and W: 7.8 inches) in City of Allentown, Lehigh County (Philadelphia District, Army Corps of Engineers).

   E48-232.  Encroachment. City of Bethlehem, 10 East Church Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018. To remove the existing three-span structure and to construct and maintain a two-span concrete adjacent box beam bridge having normal spans of 55.65 feet and an average underclearance of approximately 6.15 feet on a 54 degree skew across Monocacy Creek (HQ-CWF). The bridge is located along S. R. 1002 (West Union Boulevard) (Catasauqua, PA Quadrangle N: 0.1 inch; W: 1.5 inches) in the City of Bethlehem, Northampton and Lehigh Counties (Philadelphia District, Army Corps of Engineers).

   E48-233.  Encroachment. Kerry R. Gassler, 62 North Broadway, Wind Gap, PA 18091. To place and maintain fill in approximately 0.75 acre of the reservoir of an existing dam situated on an unnamed tributary to Little Bushkill Creek and to construct a dry stone masonry wall along the new reservoir rim. The project is located approximately 300 feet southwest of the intersection of S. R. 512 and S. R. 1007 (Wind Gap, PA Quadrangle N: 17.9 inches; W: 5.9 inches) in Wind Gap Borough, Northampton County (Philadelphia District, Army Corps of Engineers).

   Southwest Regional Office: Soils and Waterways Section, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4745, telephone (412) 442-4000.

   E03-355.  Encroachment. Department of Transportation, P. O. Box 429, Indiana, PA 15701. To remove existing structure known as Gastown Bridge and to construct and maintain a reinforced concrete box culvert 13-feet wide by 6-feet high to carry S. R. 2001 over an unnamed tributary to Cessna Run (Elderton, PA Quadrangle N: 17.5 inches; W: 9.55 inches) in Plumcreek Township, Armstrong County.

   E04-145-A1.  Encroachment. Campbell Transportation Co., Inc., P. O. Box 124, Charleroi, PA 15022. To amend and extend the time on Permit No. E04-145 to perform commercial dredging in the New Cumberland Dam Pool between Mile Marker 35.0 and 39.5 in the Ohio River. The sites are located in Ohioville Borough, Glasgow Borough, Industry Borough, Shippingport Borough, Georgetown Borough, Greene Township, and Midland Borough in Beaver County.

   Southeast Regional Office: Program Manager, Water Management Program, Lee Park, Suite 6010, 555 North Lane, Conshohocken, PA 19428.

   E46-734.  Encroachment. Ambler Borough, 122 East Butler Avenue, Ambler, PA 19002. To remove 100 linear feet of existing 10.0 foot by 4.0 foot of deteriorated concrete channel along Stuart Farm Creek (TSF) and to construct and maintain a reinforced concrete box stream enclosure, of like dimensions, in its place. This project is situated approximately 70 feet south and 50 feet east of the intersection of South Main Street and Church Street (Ambler USGS Quadrangle N: 3.9 inches; W: 13.0 inches) in Ambler Borough, Montgomery County.

   EA15-002SE.  Encroachment. Richard Guarini, P.E., Clocktower Woods, LTD, P. O. Box G, Exton, PA 19341. Environmental Assessment. To construct and maintain a nonjurisdictional dam (Stormwater Detention Basin A) across headwaters of an unnamed tributary to Ridley Creek (HQ-TSF) impacting 0.13 acre of wetlands (PEM) for the purpose of stormwater management and roadway access at the Clocktower Woods Subdivision (formerly Bow Tree Phase IV). The work also includes replacing the impacted wetlands at a 1:1 ratio. The nonjurisdictional dam is located along Jamestown Way, 1,050 feet south of the intersection of Clocktower Drive and Jamestown Way in East Goshen Township, Chester County (West Chester Quadrangle N: 21.0 inches; W: 5.0 inches).

   E46-735.  Encroachment. Douglass Murray, Three Tower Bridge Associates, 100 West Front Street, West Conshohocken, PA 19428. To excavate, construct and maintain a portion of a parking area and a 10 foot riverside walkway within the floodway of the Schuylkill River located approximately 1,400 feet downstream of the Fayette Street Bridge at the terminus of Ash Street (Norristown, PA Quadrangle N: 12.4 inches: W: 7.65 inches) in Conshohocken Borough, Montgomery County.

   Northcentral Regional Office: Soils and Waterways Section, 208 W. Third St., Suite 101, Williamsport, PA 17701, telephone (717) 327-3574.

   E12-095.  Water obstruction and encroachment. DCNR, Bureau of Forestry, P. O. Box 327, Emporium, PA 15834. To construct and maintain a 24 foot wooden footbridge across Sanders Draft, an HQ-CWF stream. This project impacts about 4 feet of stream with no wetland impacts and is located on Sanders Draft about 1 mile upstream of its confluence with Red Run (Driftwood, PA Quadrangle N: 4.6 inches; W: 15.25 inches) in Gibson Township, Cameron County.

   E12-096.  Water obstruction and encroachment. DCNR, Bureau of Forestry, P. O. Box 327, Emporium, PA 15834. To construct and maintain a 22 foot wooden footbridge across Hunts Run, an HQ-CWF stream. This project impacts about 4 feet of stream with no wetland impacts and is located on Hunts Run about 4 miles upstream of its confluence with the Driftwood Branch of the Sinnemahoning Creek (Wharton, PA Quadrangle N: 0.75 inch; W: 17.25 inches) in Lumber Township, Cameron County.

   E18-209.  Water obstruction and encroachment. DCNR, Bureau of State Parks, P. O. Box 8451, Harrisburg, PA 17105. Construct and maintain a water supply intake on the Kettle Creek Reservoir I Kettle Creek State Park and a distribution system that would include a utility line crossing through Bearfield Creek a tributary to Kettle Creek within the park for public recreation purposes (Hamersley Fork, PA Quadrangle N: 0.40 inch; W: 7.40 inches) in Liedy Township, Clinton County. The streams are classified as TSF/high quality and the disturbance is approximately 100 feet.

   E41-356.  Water obstruction and encroachment. Lycoming County Water & Sewer Authority, 48 W. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701. To construct and maintain a 30 inch reinforced concrete outfall sewer pipe about 1,600 feet long in the floodplain of the west branch Susquehanna River, a WWF stream. This project should not impact wetlands and is located next to Tules Run about 0.25 mile from the west branch Susquehanna River (Muncy, PA Quadrangle N: 19.75 inches; W: 16.75 inches) in Fairfield Township, Lycoming County.

   E41-357.  Water obstruction and encroachment. Pennsylvania Power and Light Co., 2 North 9th St., Allentown, PA 18101. Construct and maintain a 138/69 KV power line across the west branch Susquehanna River, a WWF stream, about 1 mile upstream of Linden, PA and across Larrys Creek, a WWF stream about 600 feet north of Rt. 220. This project is part of an upgrade to an existing line which runs from the Lycoming Substation in South Williamsport to the Jersey Shore Substation in Jersey Shore and includes pole replacement with some line relocation (Linden, PA Quadrangle N: 17.1 inches; W: 3.5 inches) in Susquehanna, Woodward and Pitatt Townships, Lycoming County.


Applications filed under the act of June 24, 1939 (P. L. 842, No. 365) (35 P. S. §§ 631--641) relating to the acquisition of rights to divert waters of the Commonwealth.

   Southcentral Regional Office: Field Operations, Sanitarian Regional Manager, One Ararat Boulevard, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

   WA 05-895.  Water allocation. Bedford Township Municipal Authority, Bedford County. The applicant is requesting the right to expand its service area to serve the Village of Cessna. This application does not include a request to increase the current quantity of allocation.
 


ACTIONS

   The Department of Environmental Protection has taken the following actions on previously received permit applications and requests for plan approval and has issued the following significant orders.

   Any person aggrieved by this action may appeal, under section 4 of the Environmental Hearing Board Act (35 P. S. § 7514) and 2 Pa.C.S. §§ 501--508 and 701--704 (relating to the Administrative Agency Law), to the Environmental Hearing Board, Second Floor, Rachel Carson State Office Building, 400 Market Street, P. O. Box 8457, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8457, (717) 787-3483. TDD users may contact the Board through the Pennsylvania Relay Service, (800) 654-5984. Appeals must be filed with the Environmental Hearing Board within 30 days of receipt of written notice of this action unless the appropriate statute provides a different time period. Copies of the appeal form and the Board's rules of practice and procedure may be obtained from the Board. The appeal form and the Board's rules of practice and procedure are also available in braille or on audiotape from the Secretary to the Board at (717) 787-3483. This paragraph does not, in and of itself, create any right of appeal beyond that permitted by applicable statutes and decisional law.


Actions under The Clean Streams Law (35 P. S. §§ 691.1--691.1001).

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

   NPDES Permit No PA 0053635.  Industrial waste, Mobil Oil Corporation, 8 Malin Road, Frazer, PA 19406, East Whiteland Township, Chester County.

   The following notice reflects changes to the notice published in the January 20, 1996, Pennsylvania Bulletin: The requirement to monitor for Total Recoverable Petroleum Hydrocarbons has been removed from the permit.

Permits Issued

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

   NPDES Permit No. PA 0221953.  Sewage. Wilmington Township Supervisors, Robison/Adams, SFTF, R. D. 5, Box 469, New Castle, PA 16105 is authorized to discharge from a facility located in Wilminton Township, Lawrence County to an unnamed tributary to the Shenango River.

   NPDES Permit No. PA 0038369.  Industrial waste. Borough of Sharpsville, 1 South Walnut Street, Sharpsville, PA 16150 is authorized to discharge from a facility located in Sharpsville Borough, Mercer County to the Shenango River.

   NPDES Permit No. PA 0020044.  Sewage. Fredonia Municipal Authority, 45 Water Street, Box 487, Fredonia, PA 16124 is authorized to discharge from a facility located in Fredonia Borough, Mercer County to Mill Run.

   NPDES Permit No. PA 0104175.  Industrial waste. National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation, Lamont Compressor Station, P. O. Box 2081, Erie, PA 16512 is authorized to discharge from a facility located in Jones Township, Elk County to Hoffman Run.

   NPDES Permit No. PA 0221961.  Sewage. Timberlee Valley Sanitary Company, Inc., R. D. 3, Evans City, PA 16033 is authorized to discharge from a facility located in Connoquenessing Township, Butler County to Crab Run.

   NPDES Permit No. PA 0001945.  Industrial waste. Medusa Cement Company, 2001 Portland Park, Wampum, PA 16157 is authorized to discharge from a facility located in Wampum Borough, Lawrence County to Driver's Run (001 and 002) and an unnamed tributary to Beaver River (003, 004 and 005).

   NPDES Permit No. PA 0221571.  Industrial waste. Loranger Corporation, Loran Division, 2715 Pennsylvania Avenue, Warren, PA 16365 is authorized to discharge from a facility located in Conewango Township, Warren County to Morse Run.

Permits Issued

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

   NPDES Permit No. PA0002721.  Industrial waste, Washington Steel Corporation, Woodland and Griffith Avenue, Washington, PA 15301 is authorized to discharge from a facility located at Washington Steel Corporation, Canton Township, Washington County to Chartiers Creek.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0205231.  Amendment No. 1. Industrial waste, Azcon Corporation, 19th Street and Allegheny River, P. O. Box 7818, Sharpsburg, PA 15215 is authorized to discharge from a facility located at Sharpsburg Borough, Allegheny County.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0024481.  Sewage, Borough of Meyersdale, 151 Center Street, Meyersdale, PA 15552 is authorized to discharge from a facility located at Meyersdale STP, Meyersdale (Summit Township), Somerset County to Casselman River.


Notices of Intent for Coverage Under NPDES General Permit For Construction Activities and Department Final Actions

   Allegheny County Conservation District: District Manager, 875 Greentree Rd., Rm. 208, Acacia Bldg., Pittsburgh, PA 15220, telephone (412) 921-1999.

   Berks County Conservation District: District Manager, P. O. Box 520, Ag. Ctr., Leesport, PA 19533, telephone (610) 372-4657.

   Erie County Conservation District: District Manager, 12723 Rte. 19, P. O. Box 801, Waterford, PA 16441, telephone (814) 796-4203.

   Franklin County Conservation District: District Manager, 550 Cleveland Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201, telephone (717) 264-8074.

   Huntingdon County Conservation District: District Manager, R. R. 1, Box 7C, Huntingdon, PA 16652, telephone (814) 627-1627.

   Indiana County Conservation District: District Manager, 251 Rte. 286, N. Ag. Service Ctr., Indiana, PA 15701, telephone (412) 463-7702.

   Jefferson County Conservation District: District Manager, R. R. 5, Service Ctr., Brookville, PA 15825, telephone (814) 849-7463.

   Lawrence County Conservation District: District Manager, Gov. Service Ctr., 430 Ct. St., New Castle, PA 16101, telephone (412) 652-4512.

   Luzerne County Conservation District: District Manager, Courthouse Annex, 5 Water Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711, telephone (717) 825-1844.

   Montgomery County Conservation District: District Manager, 1015 Bridge Rd., Ste. B Collegeville, PA 19426, telephone (610) 489-4506.

   York County Conservation District: District Manager, 118 Pleasant Acres Rd., York, PA 17402, telephone (717) 840-7430.

   The following parties have submitted Notices of Intent for coverage under NPDES General Permit PAG-2, General Permit for Discharges of Stormwater From Construction Activities. Unless otherwise indicated, on the basis of preliminary review and application of lawful standards and regulations, the Department of Environmental Protection will authorize, subject to the terms and conditions contained in the general permit, the discharge of stormwater from eligible new and existing discharges.

   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.


NPDES
Permit No.
Applicant Name
and Address
County and
Municipality
Receiving
Stream
PAR10A151Rollins Leasing Corp.
1725 Washington Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15241
Allegheny Co.
Kennedy Twp.
UNT to
Chartiers Crk.
PAR10C141Rotary Park Assocs.
815 Washington St.
Reading, PA 19601
Berks Co.
L. Alsace Twp.
Schuylkill River
PAR10K059John Maleno
2236 W. 38th St.
Erie, PA 16506
Erie Co.
Millcreek Twp.
UNT to
Walnut Crk.
PAR10M110Guarriello Partnership Nursery Supply
1415 Orchard Dr.
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Franklin Co.
Chambersburg B.
Conococheague Crk.
PAR10M111Chiou Hog Farm
316 Hammonton Pl.
Silver Spring, MD 20904
Franklin Co.
Peters Twp.
Conococheague Crk.
PAR103004New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co.
P. O. Box 77
New Enterprise, PA 16664
Huntingdon Co.
Warriors Mark Twp.
Logan Spring Run
PAR103124Patsy Fallavollitti
R. D. 2, Box 274-A
Saltsburg, PA 15681
Indiana Co.
White Twp.
UNT to
Ramsey Run
PAR103315DEP-BAMR
P. O. Box 149
Ebensburg, PA 15931
Jefferson Co.
Young Twp.
Elk Run
PAR103718New Castle Sanitation Authority
110 E. Washington St.
New Castle, PA 16101
Lawrence Co.
City of New Castle
Mahoning River
PAR10R081Eastern Consolidated Management Corp.
5520 Derry St.
Harrisburg, PA 17111
Luzerne Co.
Wright Twp.
Big Wapwallopen
PAR10T084Fay Development/Merion
P. O. Box 588
Royersford, PA 19468
Montgomery Co.
Limerick Twp.
UNT to
Brooke Evans Crk.
PAR10T258Gambone Brothers
1030 W. Germantown Pke.
Fairview Vlg., PA 19409
Montgomery Co.
Douglass Twp.
Minister Crk.
PAR10Y205Concord Road Assocs.
110 E. Princess St.
York, PA 17403
York Co.
Springettsbury Twp.
Kreutz Crk.
PAR10Y195Oak Ridge/Michael Manning & Assocs.
1706 Kathryn St.
New Cumberland, PA 17070
York Co.
Fairview Twp.
Marsh Run

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

NPDES
Permit No.
Applicant Name
and Address
County and
Municipality
Receiving
Stream
PAR10-5304Department of Transportation
200 Radnor-Chester Road
St. Davids, PA 19087
City of Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Frankford Creek
PAR10-5308Crown Cork and Seal Company, Inc.
9300 Ashton Road
Philadelphia, PA 19136
City of Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Byberry Creek
NPDES No.Applicable
GP No.
Facility Name and AddressFacility LocationStream NameSIC
PAR8000382Guy Heavener, Inc.
480 School Lane
Harleysville, PA 19438
Montgomery
Lower Salford
West Branch Skippack Creek4211
PAR8000252Browning Ferris Industries
No. 626 Facility
731 East Reliance Road
Telford, PA 18969
Bucks
Hilltown
Mill Creek4212
PAR1100022Ametek Incorporated
900 Clmyer Avenue
Sellersville, PA 18960
Bucks
Sellersville
Unnamed tributary to East Branch
Perkiomen Creek
3823
PAR14000123M Bristol
P. O. Box 119
Bristol, PA 19007
Bucks
Bristol
Mill Creek, Black Ditch Creek
Unnamed Wetland
2672
PAR2300452Allied Signal, Inc.
Margaret and Bermuda Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19137-1193
Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Frankford Creek2869
PAR2000012Active Brass Foundry
330 Progress Avenue
Telford, PA 18969
Bucks
Hilltown
Unnamed tributary to
Mill Creek
3365
PAR8000372Con-Way Central Express-XPH
184 East DeKalb Pike
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Montgomery
Upper Merion
Crow Creek4213
PAR1100312Brooks Instrument
407 West Vine Street
Hatfield, PA 19440
Montgomery
Hatfield
Neshaminy Creek3824
 

The following approvals for coverage under NPDES Individual Permit for Discharge of Stormwater from Construction Activities have been issued.

   These actions of the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) may be appealed to the Environmental Hearing Board, Second Floor, Rachel Carson State Office Building, 400 Market Street, P. O. Box 8457, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8457, (717) 787-3483, by any aggrieved person under the Environmental Hearing Board (35 P. S. 7514); 2 Pa.C.S. §§ 501--508 and 701--704 (relating to the Administrative Agency Law). Appeals must be filed with the Board within 30 days from the date of this issue of the Pennsylvania Bulletin unless the appropriate statute provides a different time period. Copies of the appeal form and the Department's regulations governing practice and procedure before the Board may be obtained from the Board.

   Southwest Regional Office: Regional Water Management Program Manager, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4745, telephone (412) 442-4028.

   Northeast Regional Office: Regional Water Management Program Manager, Two Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-3296, telephone (717) 826-2553.

NPDES
Permit No.
Name
and Address
County and
Municipality
Receiving
Stream
PAS10A079Manor Development Group
109 Gateway Ave., Ste. 202
Wexford, PA 15090
Allegheny Co.
Pine Twp.
N. Fork of
Pine Creek
PAS10A080Department of Transportation
45 Thoms Run Rd.
Bridgeville, PA 15017
Allegheny Co.
Collier, Kennedy
and Robinson Twps.
Campbells Run and
Chartiers Crk.
PAS10N015Russell James
R. R. 4
Moscow, PA 18444
Lackawanna Co.
Springbrook Twp.
Spring Brook
PAS10Q050Brookside Dev. Assocs.
975 Easton Rd.
Warrington, PA 18976
Lehigh Co.
L. Macungie Twp.
Cedar Crk.
PAS10Q097Cedar Point Assocs.
945 Berksire Blvd.
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Lehigh Co.
City of Allentown
Cedar Crk.
PAS10Q099C. Theodore and Patricia Blaisdell
1888 Bent Pine Hill
Fogelsville, PA 18051
Lehigh Co.
Weisenburg Twp.
Hassen Crk.
PAS10X056R W S Development Co.
R. D. 1, Box 61
Rillton, PA 15678
Westmoreland Co.
Hempfield Twp.
UNT to Ltl.
Sewickley Crk.
PAS10X057Linwood Inc.
460 Glenmeade Rd.
Greensburg, PA 15601
Westmoreland Co.
Hempfield Twp.
Jacks Run
PAS10A080Department of Transportation
45 Thoms Run Rd.
Bridgeville, PA 15017-2853
Collier Twp.
Robinson Twp.
Kennedy Twp.
Campbells Run and UNT
and UNT to
Chartiers Creek
PAS10U008-1Upstream Farm Corporation, Inc.
2610 Bushkill Drive
R. R. 2
Easton, PA 18042
Northampton Co.
Forks Twp.
Bushkill Creek

   Southcentral Region: Water Management Program, Soils and Waterways Section, One Ararat Boulevard, Room 126, Harrisburg, PA 17110, telephone (717) 657-4590.

   PAS-10-C019.  Individual NPDES. Grande Construction, 424 Miller Road, Sinking Spring, PA 19608. To implement an erosion and sedimentation control plan for a residential development on 286 acres in Amity Township, Berks County. The project is located south of Route 562 approximately 4.5 miles west of Boyertown (Boyertown, PA Quadrangle N: 10.3 inches; W: 12.6 inches). Drainage will be to a tributary to Manatawny Creek.

   PAS-10-Y044.  Individual NPDES. Silbaugh Investors L. P. No. 2, 248 South Main Street, Shrewsbury, PA 17361. To implement an erosion and sedimentation control plan for a commercial development to be known as Shrewsbury Commons on 58 acres in Shrewsbury Township, York County. The project is located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Forrest Avenue (S. R. 0851) and Exit 1 of I-83 (Glen Rock, PA Quadrangle N: 3.3 inches; W: 6.2 inches). Drainage will be to Deer Creek.

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