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   Delaware County Conservation District, District Manager, 1521 N. Providence Rd., Media, PA 19063, telephone (610) 892-9484.

   NPDES Permit PAS10J034.  Stormwater. Bonaventure Builders, 449 Mount Alverno Road, Media, PA 19063 has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in Edgmont Township, Delaware County, to Ridley Creek.

   Elk County Conservation District, District Manager, Courthouse, P. O. Box 448, Ridgway, PA 15853, telephone (814) 776-5373.

   NPDES Permit PAS102508.  Stormwater. National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation, 110 State Street, Box 2081, Erie, PA 16512 has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in Horton Township, Elk County, to the west branch of Walburn Run and Jenkins, Walburn, Vineyard, Laurel and Belmouth Runs.

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

   NPDES Permit No. PAS103001.  Stormwater. Department of Transportation, 1620 N. Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in Shirleysburg Borough and Shirley and Cromwell Townships, Huntingdon County, to Aughwick and Blacklog Creeks.

   Lehigh County Conservation District, District Manager, Lehigh Ag. Ctr., Ste. 102, 4184 Dorney Park Rd., Allentown, PA 18104, telephone (610) 820-3398.

   NPDES Permit PAS10Q121.  Stormwater. Novak Ventures Inc., 1664 Jonathan Lane, Bethlehem, PA 18015 has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, to Little Lehigh Creek.

   Monroe County Conservation District, District Manager, 8050 Running Valley Rd., Stroudsburg, PA 18360, telephone (717) 629-3060.

   NPDES Permit PAS10S045.  Stormwater. William and Carole Grant, P. O. Box 287, Brodheadsville, PA 18322 has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in Hamilton Township, Monroe County, to McMichaels Creek.

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

   NPDES Permit PAS10U058.  Stormwater. Archangelo and Wendy Diodoardo, 6130 W. Main Boulevard, Bath, PA 18014 has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in Moore Township, Northampton County, to Monocacy Creek.

   NPDES Permit PAS10U059.  Stormwater. Joseph Tonic, 487 Maple Road, Wind Gap, PA 18091 has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in Moore Township, Northampton County, to Monocacy Creek.

   Pike County Conservation District, District Manager, HC6 Box 6770, Hawley, PA 18428, telephone (717) 226-8220.

   NPDES Permit PAS10V015.  Stormwater. East Stroudsburg Area School District, 321 N. Courtland Street, E. Stroudsburg, PA 18301 has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in Lehman Township, Pike County, to Little Bushkill, Buskhill and Red Rock Run.

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

   NPDES Permit PAS10Y053.  Stormwater. Dale Torbert, 405 Throne Road, Fawn Grove, PA 17321 has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in Fawn Township, York County, to Muddy Creek.

   NPDES Permit PAS10Y054.  Stormwater. Stewart Assoc. Land Management, 1020 N. Hartley Street, York, PA 17405 has applied to discharge stormwater from a construction activity located in the City of York and Manchester Township, York County, to Willis Run.

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

   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 of Environmental Protection 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 protests. Each writer will be notified in writing of the time and place if a hearing or conference concerning the plan, 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).

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

   A.  4696415.  Sewerage. Lucille Sliker c/o Quinn and Wilson Realtors, 1494 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001. Construction of a sewage treatment plant with stream discharge to serve Lucille Sliker located in Abington Township, Montgomery County.

   Southcentral Regional Office: Water Management Program Manager, One Ararat Boulevard, Harrisburg, PA 17110, (717) 657-4590.

   A.  0596404.  Sewage, Ira and Peggy Clark, HCR 4, Box 136, Everett, PA 15537 to construct a single family sewage treatment plant was received in the Southcentral Regional Office on July 29, 1996.

   Northwest Regional Office: Regional Water Management Program Manager, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335-3481, telephone (814) 332-6942.

   WQM Permit No. 2596410.  Sewage, City of Erie, 626 State Street, Erie, PA 16501-1128, is for the construction of a proposed sanitary sewer and a proposed storm sewer to replace the existing combination Canal Sewer.

   WQM Permit No. 2096406.  Sewage, James Schmid, SRSTP, 221 Downieville Rd., Valencia, PA 16059. This project is for the construction of a single residence sewage treatment plant in S. Shenango Township, Crawford County.

   WQM Permit No. 4396407.  Sewage, James Lawrence, SRSTP, 175 N. State Line Rd., Greenville, PA 16125. This project is for the construction of a single residence sewage treatment plant in W. Salem Township, Mercer County.

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

   A.  4596404.  Sewerage. Monroe County Vocational Technical School, P. O. Box 66, Laurel Lake Drive, Bartonsville, PA 18321. Application to construct and operate an upgrade to the existing wastewater treatment facility, located in Pocono Township, Monroe County. Application received in the Regional Office July 23, 1996.


Applications received under the Pennsylvania Safe Drinking Water Act (35 P. S. §§ 721.1--721.17).

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

   A.  1596503.  Public water supply. West Chester Area Municipal Authority, Neil R. Phillips, 990 Fern Hill Road, West Chester, PA 19380. This proposal involves the installation of a mixed oxidant generation system and polyphosphate feed system at the White Well Station in East Bradford Township, Chester County.

   Northcentral Field Operations: Environmental Program Manager, 208 West Third Street, Suite 101, Williamsport, PA 17701.

   A.  5596501.   P. O. Box 200, Kreamer, PA 17833, Middlecreek Township, Snyder County. Use of granular activated carbon filters for precautionary reasons to preclude VOC contamination of the water supply. Filters have been in place since 1984, and were used while a VOC contamination of the local groundwater was remediated. Additionally, corrosion control inhibiter will be changed from DABCOAT to Aqua Mag.

   Southwest Regional Office: Regional Manager, Water Supply and Community Health, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4745, telephone (412) 442-4000.

   A.  0296505.  Borough of Aspinwall, 217 Commercial Avenue, Aspinwall, PA 15215. Development of drilled well no. 3, Aspinwall Borough, Allegheny County.

   A.  5696506.  Addison Borough Water Authority, P. O. Box 13, Addison, PA 15411. Construction of a new well water source with delivery line to existing transmission line, Addison Borough, Somerset County.

   Southcentral Regional Office: Sanitarian Regional Manager, One Ararat Boulevard, Harrisburg, PA 17110, telephone (717) 657-4692.

   A.  3896503.  Public water supply. Fredericksburg Sewer and Water Authority, Bethel Township, Lebanon County, (James A. Heisey, Auth. Chairperson, P. O. Box 161, Fredericksburg, PA 17026), extension of water main from the city of Lebanon to Village of Fredericksburg creating an interconnection between the two systems, (Jeffrey D. Steckbeck, Steckbeck Engineering Association, 43 N. Cornwall Road, Lebanon, PA 17042).


Acknowledgment of Notices of Intent to Remediate

   Acknowledgment of Notices of Intent to Remediate submitted to the Department of Environmental Protection under the Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act (35 P. S. §§ 6026.101--6026.908).

   Sections 302 and 303 of the Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act (the act) require the Department of Environmental Protection to publish in the Pennsylvania Bulletin an acknowledgment noting receipt of any Notices of Intent to Remediate. An acknowledgment of the receipt of a Notice of Intent to Remediate identifies a site where a person proposes to, or has been required to, respond to a release of a regulated substance at a site. Persons intending to use the background or Statewide health standard to remediate a site must file a Notice of Intent to Remediate with the Department. A Notice of Intent to Remediate filed with the Department provides a brief description of the location of the site, a list of known contaminants at the site, the proposed remediation measures for the site, and a description of the intended future use of the site. A person who demonstrates attainment of one or a combination of the cleanup standards identified under the act will be relieved of further liability for the remediation of the site for any contamination identified in reports submitted to and approved by the Department and shall not be subject to citizen suits or other contribution actions brought by responsible persons not participating in the remediation.

   For further information concerning the content of a Notice of Intent to Remediate, contact the Department of Environmental Protection Regional Office under which the notice appears. If information concerning this acknowledgment is required in an alternative form, contact the community relations coordinator at the appropriate regional office listed. TDD users may telephone the Department through the AT&T Relay Service at 1 (800) 654-5984.

   The Department of Environmental Protection has received the following Notices of Intent to Remediate:

   Southcentral Regional Office: Environmental Cleanup Program Manager, One Ararat Boulevard, Harrisburg, PA 17110, (717) 657-4592.

   Super Rite Foods, City of Harrisburg, Dauphin County. Super Rite Foods, Inc., P. O. Box 2261, Harrisburg, PA 17105 has submitted a Notice of Intent to Remediate site soils contaminated with lead. The applicant proposes to remediate the site to meet the Statewide health standard. A summary of the Notice of Intent to Remediate was reported to have been published in the Harrisburg Patriot News on July 24, 1996.

   Burle Industries, City of Lancaster, Lancaster County. Burle Industries, Inc., 1000 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601-5688 has submitted a Notice of Intent to Remediate site soils contaminated with PHCs. The applicant proposes to remediate the site to meet the Statewide Health standard. A summary of the Notice of Intent to Remediate was reported to have been published in the Lancaster New Era on July 8, 1996.

   Former Kilgore Facility, Armagh Township, Mifflin County. Infoswitch, Inc., 2100 New River Center, 200 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 has submitted a Notice of Intent to Remediate site soils contaminated with BTEX and solvents. The applicant proposes to remediate the site to meet the Statewide health standard. A summary of the Notice of Intent to Remediate was reported to have been published in the Sentinel on July 15, 1996.

   Sections 304 and 305 of the Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act (the act) require the Department of Environmental Protection to publish in the Pennsylvania Bulletin an acknowledgment noting receipt of any Notices of Intent to Remediate. An acknowledgment of the receipt of a Notice of Intent to Remediate is used to identify a site where a person proposes to, or has been required to, respond to a release of a regulated substance at a site. Persons intending to use a site-specific standard or who intend to remediate a site in a Special Industrial Area must file a Notice of Intent to Remediate with the Department. A Notice of Intent to Remediate filed with the Department provides a brief description of the location of the site, a list of known contaminants at the site, the proposed remediation measures for the site, and a description of the intended future use of the site. A person who demonstrates attainment of one or a combination of the cleanup standards identified under the act will be relieved of further liability for the remediation of the site for any contamination identified in reports submitted to and approved by the Department and shall not be subject to citizen suits or other contribution actions brought by responsible persons not participating in the remediation.

   Under sections 304(n)(1)(ii) and 305(c)(2) of the act, there is a 30-day public and municipal comment period for sites proposed for remediation using a site-specific cleanup standard, in whole or in part, and for sites determined to be located in Special Industrial Areas. This period begins when a summary of the Notice of Intent to Remediate is published in a newspaper of general circulation in the area by the person conducting remediation. For the sites identified below, a municipality may request to be involved in the development of the remediation and reuse plans for the site if the request is made within 30 days of the date specified below. During this comment period, a municipality may request that the person identified below, as the remediator of a site, develop and implement a public involvement plan. Requests to be involved, and comments, should be directed to the remediator of a site. For further information concerning the content of a Notice of Intent to Remediate, please contact the Department of Environmental Protection Regional Office under which the notice appears. If information concerning this acknowledgment is required in an alternative form, contact the community relations coordinator at the appropriate regional office listed. TDD users may telephone the Department through the AT&T Relay Service at 1 (800) 654-5984.

   The Department of Environmental Protection has received the following Notices of Intent to Remediate:

   Southcentral Regional Office: Environmental Cleanup Program Manager, One Ararat Boulevard, Harrisburg, PA 17110, (717) 657-4592.

   Burle Industries, City of Lancaster, Lancaster County. Burle Industries, Inc., 1000 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601-5688 has submitted a Notice of Intent to Remediate site groundwater contaminated with solvents. The applicant proposes to remediate the site to meet the site specific standard. A summary of the Notice of Intent to Remediate was reported to have been published in the Lancaster New Era on July 8, 1996.

   Former Kilgore Facility, Armagh Township, Mifflin County. Infoswitch, Inc., 2100 New River Center, 200 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 has submitted a Notice of Intent to Remediate site groundwater contaminated with BTEX and solvents. The applicant proposes to remediate the site to meet the site specific standard. A summary of the Notice of Intent to Remediate was reported to have been published in the Sentinel on July 15, 1996.

   Northwest Regional Office: John Fruehstorfer, Environmental Cleanup Program Manager, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335, (814) 332-6648.

   The Fuel Stop, 6450 Sterretania Road, Route 832 and I 90, McKean Township, Erie County, has submitted a Notice of Intent to Remediate site soils and groundwater. The site has been found to be contaminated with BTEX and PAHs. The applicant proposes to remediate the Site Specific Standard. A summary of the Notice of Intent to Remediate was reported to have been published in the Erie Times on July 12, 1996.


Applications received under the Solid Waste Management Act (35 P. S. §§ 6018.101--6018.1003); the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act (53 P. S. §§ 4000.101--4000.1904); and residual waste regulations for a general permit to operate residual waste processing facilities and the beneficial use of residual waste other than coal ash.

   Central Office: Division of Municipal and Residual Waste, 14th Floor, Rachel Carson State Office Building, 400 Market St., Harrisburg, PA 17101-2301.

   General Permit WMGR046. Hyponex Corp., 1411 Scottslawn Road, Marysville, OH 43041. An application for processing and beneficial use of water treatment plant sediment, bark ash, agricultural residues, food processing slugs, cardboard and paper waste, and waste sand as ingredients into peat moss and mulch to be used as gardening products.

   Comments on the general permit application may be submitted to Ronald C. Hassinger, Chief, General Permits and Beneficial Use Section, Division of Municipal and Residual Waste, P. O. Box 8472, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8472. Persons interested in examining the application may make arrangements by calling the Division of Municipal and Residual Waste at (717) 787-7381. TDD users may contact the Department through the Pennsylvania Relay Service, 1 (800) 654-5984. Arrangements can also be made for persons with disabilities who wish to inspect the application. Public comments must be submitted to the Department within 60 days of the date of this notice and may recommend revisions to, and approval or denial of the application.


Applications submitted under the Solid Waste Management Act (35 P. S. §§ 6018.101--6018.1003), the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act (53 P. S. §§ 4000.101--4000.1904) and regulations to operate solid waste processing or disposal area or site.

   Regional Office: Regional Solid Waste Manager, Suite 6010, 555 North Lane, Lee Park, Conshohocken, PA 19428.

   Permit No. 400516.  Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, P. O. Box 861, Paoli, PA 19301. Received application for a permit renewal for the Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories residual waste processing facility located in East Whiteland Township, Chester County. Application renewal received in the Southeast Regional Office on July 31, 1996.


Applications received under the Solid Waste Management Act (35 P. S. §§ 6018.101--6018.1003) and regulations to operate a solid waste processing or disposal area or site.

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

   A.  300837.  GPU Generation Corporation (Genco), 1001 Broad Street, Johnstown, PA 15907. Keystone Station Disposal Site, Route 210, Box 269, R. D. 1, Shelocta, PA 15774. Major Permit Modification Application for a contiguous lateral expansion to a residual waste landfill in Plumcreek Township, Armstrong County. Application received in the Regional Office on August 1, 1996.

   A.  100592.  M. C. Arnoni Company, 1169-71 Cochran Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236. Arnoni Landfill, 3100 Hill Road, Library, PA 15129. Application for a major permit modification to expand the middle area of a municipal waste landfill in S. Park and Union Townships, Allegheny and Washington Counties. Application received in the Regional Office on July 31, 1996.

   Regional Office: Regional Solid Waste Manager, One Ararat Boulevard, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

   A.  602855.  Jay Stauffer Farm, Columbia Municipal Authority, (308 Locust Street, Columbia, PA 17512). Application for operation of an agricultural utilization of sewage sludge site in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster County. Application determined to be administratively complete in the Regional Office July 31, 1996.


Applications received for Operating Permits issued under the Air Pollution Control Act (35 P. S. §§ 4001--4015).

   Regional Office: Northcentral Regional Office, Bureau of Air Quality, 208 West Third Street, Suite 101, Williamsport, PA 17701-6448.

   OP-47-0003.  The Department intends to issue an operating permit to the Department of Public Welfare (P. O. Box 700, Danville, PA 17821) for the operation of 4 anthracite coal-fired traveling grate stoker boilers, 6 small natural gas-fired boilers, one small no. 2 oil-fired boiler and 12 propane-fired emergency generators at the Danville State Hospital in Mahoning Township, Montour County. This operating permit will establish a ''synthetic minor'' with respect to the Department's Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) regulations.


Applications received under the Air Pollution Control Act (35 P. S. §§ 4001--4015) and regulations to construct, modify or reactivate air contaminant sources.

   Regional Office: Northcentral Regional Office, Bureau of Air Quality, 208 West Third Street, Suite 101, Williamsport, PA 17701-6448.

   19-317-007D.  Installation of air cleaning devices (demisters) on two potato chip fryers by Wise Foods, Inc. (228 Raseley Street, Berwick, PA 18603) in Berwick Borough, Columbia County.


Applications under the Air Pollution Control Act (35 P. S. §§ 4001--4015) and regulations to construct, modify or reactivate air contaminant sources or to install Air Cleaning Devices.

   Regional Office: Southeast Regional Office, Bureau of Air Quality Control, Lee Park, Suite 6010, 555 North Lane, Conshohocken, PA 19428.

   15-301-085.  On July 22, 1996, an application was received from Bakery Feeds, Inc. (4221 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076) for the modification of combustion unit to be located in Honeybrook Borough, Chester County.

   23-399-029.  On July 2, 1996, an application was received from Boeing Defense & Space Group (P. O. Box 16858, M/S P30-46 Philadelphia, PA 19142) for the construction of polishing booth to be located in Ridley Township, Delaware County.

   09-399-041.  On July 16, 1996, an application was received from Cleveland Steel Container Corporation (350 Mill Street, Quakertown, PA 18951) for the modification of 106 roller coater w/smell hood to be located in Quakertown Borough, Bucks County.

   23-312-172C.  On June 4, 1996, an application was received to amend to previous application for Epsilon Products Company (P. O. Box 432, Marcus Hook, PA 19061) for the polypropylene manufacturer to be located in Marcus Hook Borough, Delaware County.

   09-320-041.  On July 1, 1996, an application was received from Gilbreth International Corporation (3001 State Road, Croydon, PA 19021) for the installation of flexographic press to be located in Bensalem Township, Bucks County.

   23-312-054C.  On July 22, 1996, an application was received from Laurel Pipe Line Company, L. P. (3900 Hamilton Boulevard, Allentown, PA 18106) for the modification of aboveground pipeline breakout tank to be located in Bethel Township, Delaware County.

   46-313-117C.  On June 5, 1996, an application was received to amend to previous application for Merck & Company, Inc. (P. O. Box 4, WP20-208, Sumneytown Pike, West Point, PA 19486) for the pharmaceutical formulation bldg. to be located in Upper Gwynedd Township, Montgomery County.

   46-329-011A.  On July 12, 1996, an application was received from Merck & Company, Inc. (P. O. Box 4, WP20-208, West Point, PA 19486) to be located in Upper Gwynedd Township, Montgomery County.

   23-310-013A.  On July 18, 1996, an application was received from Milestone Materials, Inc. (1900 Sullivan Trail, P. O. Box 231, Easton, PA 18044) for the modification of wet suppression system to be located in Thornbury Township, Delaware County.

   46-302-209.  On July 15, 1996, an application was received from SPS Technologies, Inc. (Highland Avenue, Jenkintown, PA 19046) for the construction of boiler to be located in Abington Township, Montgomery County.

   46-327-016.  On June 6, 1996, an application was received from Uniform Tubes, Inc. (P. O. Box 992, Collegeville, PA 19426) for the modification of vapor Degreaser to be located in Trappe Borough, Montgomery County.

   15-310-016A.  On July 25, 1996, an application was received from Valley Forge Stone Co. (R. D. 4, P. O. Box 1081, Honey Brook, PA 19344) for the modification of stone crushing plant to be located in Honeybrook Township, Chester County.

   15-399-046.  On July 15, 1996, an application was received from Worthington Steel Company (45 N. Morehall Road, Malvern, PA 19355) for the construction located in East Whiteland Township, Chester County.


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, at (814) 332-6940.

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

   43-308-009.  The Department received a plan approval application for construction of a rotary smelting furnace for scrap aluminum and copper by Cobra Metals, Inc. (4100 Congress Parkway West, P. O. Box 449, Richfield, OH 44286-0449) in Greenville Township, Mercer County.

   61-399-007C.  The Department received a plan approval application for reconstruction of ductwork and the addition of a 3,000 gallon copper tank for electroplating by A. G. Industries, Inc. (P. O. Box 1107, Oil City, PA 16301) in Oil City, Venango County.


Notice of Presumed Abandonment

   Equipment described in this notice, which is located on a site mined by Dupont Anthracite, Incorporated, in Taylor Borough, Lackawanna County, Contract No. BF 373-101.1, under the terms of Mining Permit Number 35890201-01, issued by the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) is presumed to be abandoned.

   The equipment is described as follows: dragline

   Any person who wishes to retain ownership of such equipment shall present documentation to the Department by September 17, 1996. If the Department determines the documentation is sufficient to establish ownership, the equipment must be removed from the site within a time specified by the Department. Failure to notify the Department within the above time frame, may result in disposal of the equipment in accordance with the provisions of applicable law.

   Inquiries shall be directed to Richard C. Brenneman, Project Coordinator, Division of Acid Mine Drainage Abatement, Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation, Department of Environmental Protection, P. O. Box 8476, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8476, (717) 783-5649.

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.

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

Coal Applications Received

   17840141.  Larry W. Evans (R. D. 2, Box 48, Curwensville, PA 16833), transfer of an existing bituminous surface mine permit from Forcey Coal, Inc., Decatur Township, Clearfield County affecting 105.3 acres, receiving streams Moshannon Creek, application received July 24, 1996.

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

   32841323.  Keystone Coal Mining Corporation, (P. O. Box 729, Indiana, PA 15701), to renew the permit for the Urling No. 3E bituminous deep mine in Armstrong Township, Indiana County, no additional discharge. Application received June 21, 1996.

   26961601.  Matt Canestrale Contracting, Inc., (P. O. Box 234, Belle Vernon, PA 15012), to operate the LaBelle site in Luzerne Township, Fayette County, a new tipple site, receiving streams unnamed tributaries to Monongahela River and the Monongahela River. Application received July 8, 1996.

   32881301.  Mears Enterprises, Inc., (P. O. Box 157, Clymer, PA 15728), to renew the permit for the Penn Run bituminous deep mine in Cherryhill Township, Indiana County, no additional discharge. Application received July 11, 1996.

   56841612.  Svonavec, Inc., (140 West Union St., Somerset, PA 15501), to renew the permit for the coal preparation plant no. 2 in Black Township, Somerset County, no additional discharge. Application received July 15, 1996.

   32841317.  Helvetia Coal Company, (P. O. Box 729, Indiana, PA 15701), to renew the permit for the Lucerne No. 9 bituminous deep mine in Conemaugh and Young Townships, Indiana County for reclamation only, no additional discharge. Application received July 18, 1996.

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

   54841304R2.  International Anthracite Corp., (P. O. Box 127, Valley View, PA 17983), renewal of an existing anthracite deep mine operation in Hegins Township, Schuylkill County affecting 56.2 acres, receiving stream west branch Rausch Creek. Application received July 22, 1996.

   54830101T.  K & K Coal Company, (133 Valley Furnace Avenue, Port Carbon, PA 17965), transfer of an existing anthracite surface mine from Pardeesville Associates in Blythe Township, Schuylkill County affecting 176.0 acres, receiving stream unnamed tributary to Schuylkill River. Application received July 23, 1996.

   54850110R2.  White Pine Coal Co., Inc., (P. O. Box 59, Ashland, PA 17921-0059), renewal of an existing anthracite surface mine operation in Blythe and Schuylkill Townships, Schuylkill County affecting 433.0 acres, receiving stream east branch Rausch Creek. Application received July 24, 1996.

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

Large Noncoal Applications Received

   05960302.  New Enterprise Stone & Lime Company, Inc. (P. O. Box 77, Church Street, New Enterprise, PA 16664), commencement, operation and restoration of a noncoal mine in Snake Spring Valley Township, Bedford County, affecting 131.3 acres, receiving stream Cove Creek, Raystown Branch Juniata River, application received July 22, 1996.

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

Noncoal Applications Received

   6276SM4A2C3.  Valley Forge Stone Co., (R. R. 4, Box 1081, Honeybrook, PA 19344), correction to an existing quarry operation in Honeybrook Township, Chester County affecting 10.1 acres, receiving stream west branch Brandywine Creek. Application received July 19, 1996.

   5677SM1C2.  Watsontown Brick Company, (R. R. 5, Rte. 405, Watsontown, PA 17777), renewal of NPDES Permit #PA0223263 in Delaware Township, Northumberland County, receiving stream unnamed tributary to Susquehanna River. Application received July 25, 1996.

   The following Dam Safety and Encroachment permit applications, requests for Environmental Assessment approval, and requests for water quality certification have been received by the Department of Environmental Protection. Section 401(a) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C.A. § 1341(a)) requires the State to certify that the involved projects will not violate the applicable provisions of 33 U.S.C.A. §§ 1311--1313, 1316 and 1317, as well as relevant State requirements. Initial requests for 401 certification will be published concurrently with the 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 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.


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.

   EA46-023C0.  Environmental assessment. Springford School District, 199 Bechtel Road, Collegeville, PA 19426. To construct and maintain a nonjurisdictional dam (Detention Basin No. 2) across a tributary to Mingo Creek (WWF) impacting approximately 0.17 acre of wetlands (PFO and PEM) for the purpose of stormwater management at the proposed Spring-Ford High School complex located approximately 1,700 feet north of the intersection of Lewis Road and Vaughn Road (Phoenixville, PA Quadrangle N: 11.50 inches; W: 2.95 inches) in Upper Providence Township, Montgomery County.

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

   E36-622.  Encroachment. Ray Redcay, Supv., East Cocalico Township Authority, P. O. Box 402, Reamstown, PA 17567. To construct and maintain an 8-inch gas main, a 6-inch sanitary force main, an 18-inch gravity sewer main, and a 10-inch water main across wetlands and under the bed of Little Muddy Creek, within a concrete encasement, for utility services to Turnpike 21 Industrial Park located at East Muddy Creek Road. A 1.67 acre segment of wetlands on Lots 12 and 13 will be filled (Terre Hill, PA Quadrangle N: 16.3 inches; W: 9.9 inches) in East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County.

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

   E15-517.  Encroachment. West Whiteland 100 Corp., 30 Jelliff Lane, Southport, CT 16490. To construct and maintain a department store and Sunrise Boulevard road crossings impacting 0.25 acre of wetland (PSS). The project is located approximately 3,800 feet north of intersection of S. R. 30 (Lincoln Highway) and S. R. 100 (Pottstown Pike) (Downingtown, PA Quadrangle N: 7.00 inches; W: 1.00 inch) in West Whiteland Township, Chester County.

   E51-153.  Encroachment. Schuylkill Yankee Realty, 61st Street and West Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19153. To maintain an existing dock, four piling clusters and a transfer barge pier in and along the western bank of the 100-year floodplain of the Schuylkill River (WWF) on C. R. Warner property (a.k.a. Yankee Point Terminal). The site is located approximately 3,000 feet south of the Passyunk Avenue Bridge, at 61st Street and West Passyunk Avenue. (Philadelphia, PA-NJ Quadrangle, N: 7.00 inches; W: 12.00 inches) in the City and County of Philadelphia.

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

   E02-478-A1.  Peggy's Harbor & Boat Club Inc., 1 Liverpool St., Pittsburgh, PA 15233. To amend Permit No. 02-478-A1 to include repair and maintain existing docks damaged by flood water; contruct and maintain a boat dock extension and to operate and maintain a walkway; along the Ohio River at Mile Marker 1.4 (Pittsburgh West, PA Quadrangle N: 14.3 inches; W: 4.7 inches) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County.

   E02-1156.  Encroachment. Joseph J. Shamrock, 3903 New Texas Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15239. To operate and maintain a 10-foot span by 12-foot long box culvert with an underclearance of 5 feet in an unnamed tributary to Little Plum Creek. The construction was authorized under Emergency Permit No. EP0296209. The project is located at 3903 New Texas Road (Murrysville, PA Quadrangle N: 21.1 inches; W: 16.4 inches) in Plum Borough, Allegheny County.

   E02-1157.  Encroachment. Allegheny County, Engineering and Construction, 542 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15219-5984. To remove existing structure and to construct and maintain a concrete box culvert 16 feet wide with 7-foot wingwalls, 130 feet long, and having an underclearance of 7.5 feet in Painters Run as part of the Painters Run Road widening project. Culvert is known as County Bridge No. 1 (PA01) and is located on Painters Run Road 300 feet from the intersection of said road with Gilkison Road (Bridgeville, PA Quadrangle N: 20.2 inches; W: 9.0 inches) in Mt. Lebanon Township, Allegheny County.

   E03-357.  Encroachment. Kittanning Suburban Jt. Water Auth., R. R. 1, Box 23, Adrian, PA 15210-9712. To construct and maintain a 12 foot by 12 foot raw water pump station along the Allegheny River and a 16-inch diameter ductile iron intake in the Allegheny River near Mile Marker 48.1, located in the Village of Tarrtown (Kittanning, PA Quadrangle N: 16.3 inches; W: 2.4 inches) in East Franklin Township, Armstrong County.

   E04-238.  Encroachment. Connoquenessing Assoc., 617 Portersville Road, Ellwood City, PA 16117. To place and maintain fill in 0.69 acre of wetlands for the purpose of developing a 26-acre residential/100-acre golf course known as The Landings, located along the west side of S. R. 0065 (Beaver Falls PA Quadrangle N: 15.1 inches; W: 4.1 inches) in North Sewickley Township, Beaver County.

   E26-225.  Encroachment. North Union Township, 62 N. Gordon St., Uniontown, PA 15401. To construct and maintain two 54-inch culverts in an unnamed tributary to Cool Springs Run, under the T-684 bridge located 1.2 mile east of the village of Coolspring (Uniontown, PA Quadrangle N: 4.6 inches; W: 4.5 inches) in North Union Township, Fayette County.

   E26-226.  Encroachment. Dept. of Transportation, P. O. Box 459, Uniontown, PA 15401. To replace existing structure and to construct and maintain a 3-span prestressed concrete or steel structure having normal spans of 113.9 feet and underclearance of 12.3 feet for purpose of carrying SR 0281 Section J10 over the Youghiogheny River at a location 325 feet upstream from existing structure (Confluence, PA Quadrangle N: 10.3 inches; W: 16.0 inches) in Henry Clay Township, Fayette County and Addison Township and Confluence Borough in Somerset County.

   E30-167.  Encroachment. Greene County Commissioners, Greene County Office Bldg., Waynesburg, PA 15370. To remove existing structure known as County Bridge 113 and to construct and maintain a 45-foot long concrete box culvert with an 18-foot span and an underclearance of 5 feet for the purpose of carrying Township Road 725 over Tustin Run (Holbrook, PA Quadrangle N: 4.7 inches; W: 3.5 inches) in Wayne Township, Greene County.

   E32-376.  Encroachment. Department of Transportation, P. O. Box 429, Indiana, PA 15701. To operate and maintain work completed under Emergency Permit EP3296205 to remove an existing flood damaged gabion basket wall and to install and maintain a rock slope for a length of approximately 200 feet in Findley Run located along S. R. 403 at the intersection of T-651 and Findley Run (Vintondale, PA Quadrangle N: 8.6 inches; W: 16.0 inches) in East Wheatfield Township, Indiana County.

   E56-266.  Encroachment. Southampton Township, Route 1, Box 298, Hyndman, PA 15545. To remove existing structure and to construct and maintain an 8-foot by 26-foot long culvert in Gladdens Run on TR 357 approximately 1.5 miles from the intersection of SR 2013 and TR 357 (Fairhope, PA Quadrangle N: 5.5 inches; W: 9.5 inches) in Southampton Township, Somerset County.

   E65-636.  Encroachment. John M. and Jessie M. Ferrante, Route 30 West, Greensburg, PA 15601. To place and maintain fill in Mountain Valley Lake (Jeannette Dam) for the purpose of constructing a parking lot for the Lakeview Lounge located between Greengate Mall and Walmart Plaza at the intersection of Route 30 and Everglade Road (T-686) (Greensburg, PA Quadrangle N: 10.1 inches; W: 12.15 inches) in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County.

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

   E08-295.  Water obstruction and encroachment. Department of Transportation, 715 Jordan Ave., Montoursville, PA 17754. Remove the existing structure and to construct and maintain two 7 foot diameter by 50 foot long corrugated metal pipe culverts with concrete headwalls and wingwalls in Beckwith Creek located on SR 4038 Seg. 0050 approximately 4,000 feet west of the SR 4038 and SR 4039 intersection (Millerton, PA Quadrangle N: 9.8 inches; W: 1.0 inch) in Wells Township, Bradford County. This project proposes to impact approximately 75 feet of Wells Creek which is designated a CWF.

   E08-296.  Water obstruction and encroachment. Chris Norton, P. O. Box 151, Burlington, PA 18814. To (1) modify the channel of Tom Jack Creek and (2) construct and maintain rock stream deflectors along Tom Jack Creek to eliminate flooding of private property. The proposed work shall consist of constructing two stream deflectors with R-7 riprap and relocating 500.0 linear feet of channel. The project is located along the northern right-of-way of S. R. 0006 approximately 3,000.0 feet north of the intersection of SR 4013 and SR 0006 (East Troy, PA Quadrangle N: 9.1 inches; W: 0.1 inch) in West Burlington Township, Bradford County. Estimated stream disturbance 500 linear feet of stream with no wetland impacts; stream classification is trout stocking waterway.

   E08-299.  Water obstruction and encroachment. Terry Township Supervisors, R. R. 2, Box 180A, Wyalusing, PA 18853. Remove the existing structure and to construct and maintain a 72 inch diameter culvert approximately 40 feet in length in an unnamed tributary to Sugar Run on T-378 at the intersection of T-387 (Dushore, PA Quadrangle N: 19.5 inches; W: 1.1 inches) in Terry Township, Bradford County. Estimated stream disturbance is less than 250.0 linear feet; stream classification is CWF.

   E08-300.  Water obstruction and encroachment. Department of Transportation, 715 Jordan Ave., Montoursville, PA 17754. To maintain a two span continuous prestressed concrete I-beam bridge with clear span lengths of 140.4 feet and minimum underclearance of 20.9 feet at an 80 degree skew over Sugar Creek approximately 1/2 mile south of the confluence with the north branch of the Susquehanna River on SR 006 (Towanda, PA Quadrangle N: 8.1 inches; W: 12.0 inches) in North Towanda Township, Bradford County. Estimated stream disturbance is less than 250.0 linear feet; stream classification is WWF/TSF.

   E18-219.  Water obstruction and encroachment. Patricia Davis, P. O. Box 951, Lock Haven, PA 17745. Remove a 420 square foot shed and to construct and maintain 411 cubic yards of fill in the floodway of Fishing Creek for the construction of a parking area behind 22 Main Street near the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue adjacent to the existing Mill Hall Post Office (Mill Hall, PA Quadrangle N: 19.1 inches; W: 15.15 inches) in Mill Hall Borough, Clinton County. Estimated stream disturbance is less than 250.0 linear feet; stream classification is CWF.

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

   E39-317.  Encroachment. City of Allentown, 2700 Parkway Boulevard, Allentown, PA 18104-5399. To place fill at spot locations within the 100-year floodplain of Little Cedar Creek (HQ-CWF) for the purpose of constructing golf tees and bunkers. The project is located at the Allentown Municipal Golf Course, between Trexler Boulevard and Tilghman Street (Allentown West, PA Quadrangle N: 18.0 inches; W: 5.5 inches), in the City of Allentown, Lehigh County (Philadelphia District, Army Corps of Engineers).


Applications received under the act of June 24, 1939 (P. L. 842, No. 365) (32 P. S. §§ 631--641) relating to the acquisition of rights to divert waters of the Commonwealth.

   Southwest Regional Office: Regional Manager, Water Supply and Community Health, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4745, telephone (412) 442-4000.

   The Jefferson Township Authority is requesting permission to acquire water rights in the following designated waters of the Commonwealth:

   WA26-1000.  Water allocation. Jefferson Township Authority, Fayette County. The right to purchase up to 64,400 gallons per day (gpd) of water (245,000 liters per day of water), as a 30-day average from the North Fayette County Municipal Authority, Dunbar, Fayette County;

   WA26-1000A.  Water allocation. Jefferson Township Authority, Fayette County. The right to purchase up to 68,600 gallons per day (gpd) of water (260,000 liters per day of water), as a 30-day average from the Newell Municipal Authority, in Newell, Fayette County; and

   WA26-1000B.  Water allocation. Jefferson Township Authority, Fayette County. The right to purchase up to 6,000 gallons per day (gpd) of water (25,000 liters per day of water), as a 30-day average from the Pennsylvania-American Water Company, Brownsville Division, Brownsville, Fayette County.

   Northwest Regional Office: Regional Water Management Program Manager, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335-3481, telephone (814) 332-6899.

   WA 10-921A.  Subsidiary water allocation. Center Township Water Department, 419 Sunset Drive, Butler, PA 16001. This proposal involves the renewal of permit for municipal water distribution system and the continued right to purchase bulk water from PA American Water Company, in the projected amount of 255,135 gpd. Center Township is the sole operator of the water distribution system that serves domestic connection to approximately one-half of the population of Center Township, Butler County.

   Type of Facility: Water allocation.

   Consulting Engineer: Ronald Olsen, P.E., Olsen Engineering & Associates, 126 S. Main Street, Butler, PA 16001.

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