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REASONABLY AVAILABLE CONTROL TECHNOLOGY

(RACT)


Operating Permits issued under the Air Pollution Control Act (35 P. S. §§ 4001--4015) and regulations for an Operating Permit to comply with 25 Pa. Code § 129.91 for Reasonable Available Control Technology.

   Southeast Regional Office, Air Quality Program, 555 North Lane, Conshohocken, PA 19428, (610) 832-6242.

   OP-46-0070:  Finnaren & Haley, Inc. (901 Washington Street, Conshohocken, PA 19428) issued March 5, 1998, for the operation of a Facility VOC/NOx RACT in Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County.

   OP-09-0027:  Fres-Co System USA, Inc. (3005 State Road, Telford, PA 18969) issued March 5, 1998, for the operation of a Facility VOC/NOx RACT in West Rockhill Township, Bucks County.

   OP-15-0025:  Transwall Corp. (1220 Wilson Drive, West Chester, PA 19380) issued March 10, 1998, for the operation of a Facility VOC/NOx RACT in West Chester Borough, Chester County.

MINING

APPROVALS TO CONDUCT COAL AND NONCOAL ACTIVITIES

   Actions on 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). The final action on each application also constitutes action on the request for 401 water quality certification. Mining activity permits issued in response to the applications will also address the applicable permitting requirements of the following statutes:  the Air Quality 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).

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

Coal Applications Issued

   32920101. Permit Renewal, Pitt Mining Company (R. D. 3, Box 95B, Shelocta, PA 15774), continued restoration and reclamation only of a bituminous strip mine in Young Township, Indiana County, affecting 272.3 acres, receiving stream two branches of an unnamed tributary to Gobbler Creek to Crooked Creek to the Allegheny River. Application received August 8, 1997; permit issued March 9, 1998.

   32970108. Simpson Coal Company (R. D. 1, Box 244, New Alexandria, PA 15670), commencement, operation and restoration of a bituminous strip mine in Young and Conemaugh Townships, Indiana County, affecting 166.6 acres, receiving stream Harpers Run and unnamed tributary to Blacklegs Creek. Application received July 10, 1997; permit issued March 9, 1998.

   11920107. Permit Renewal, E. P. Bender Coal Company, Inc. (Main and Lehmier Streets, P. O. Box 594, Carrolltown, PA 15722), commencement, operation and restoration of bituminous strip-coal refuse disposal, valid for reclamation, only mine in Reade Township, Cambria County, affecting 56.5 acres, receiving stream Powell Run. Application received December 24, 1997; permit issued March 10, 1998.

   56900111. Hoffman Mining, Inc. (P. O. Box 130, 118 Runway Road, Friedens, PA 15541), permit revision to change the land use for the premining land use of forestland to be restored to pastureland or land occasionally cut for hay postmining on the Richard L. Merrill, Patricia M. Hankinson and Sally M. Ancona properties in Brothersvalley Township, Somerset County, affecting 188.6 acres, receiving streams unnamed tributaries to Buffalo Creek and unnamed tributary to Piney Run. Application received December 24, 1997; issued March 12, 1998.

   56970103. Marquise Mining Corporation (3889 Menoher Boulevard, Johnstown, PA 15905), commencement, operation and restoration of a bituminous strip-auger mine in Shade Township, Somerset County, affecting 308.0 acres, receiving stream Fallen Timber Run and an unnamed trib. to Stonycreek. Application received July 25, 1997; permit issued March 11, 1998.

   Greensburg District Office, R. D. 2, Box 603-C, Greensburg, PA 15601.

   26970103. Piccolomini Contractors, Inc. (P. O. Box 4, Waltersburg, PA 15488). Permit issued for commencement, operation and reclamation of a bituminous surface mine located in Franklin Township, Fayette County, affecting 48.5 acres. Receiving streams:  unnamed tributary to Redstone Creek, Redstone Creek to Monongahela River. Application received:  May 15, 1997. Permit issued:  March 10, 1998.

   3572SM15. Allegheny Metals & Minerals, Inc. (731--733 Washington Road, Fifth Floor, P. O. Box 11999, Pittsburgh, PA 15228-0999). Permit issued to change name from Allegheny Sand, Inc., for continued operation and reclamation of a bituminous surface mine located in Gilpin Township, Armstrong County, affecting 634.7 acres. Receiving streams:  Unnamed Run, Unnamed Run, Unnamed Run to Allegheny River to Ohio River. Application received:  January 27, 1998. Permit issued:  March 12, 1998.

   Pottsville District Office, 5 West Laurel Boulevard, Pottsville, PA 17901-2454.

Noncoal Permits Issued

   06960301. Allentown Cement Company, Inc. (PO Box 619, Blandon, PA 19510-0619), commencement, operation and restoration of a quarry operation in Oley Township, Berks County, affecting 201.0 acres, receiving stream--unnamed tributary to Manatawny Creek. Permit issued March 9, 1998.

   5575SM1A3C2. State Aggregates, Inc. (4401 Camp Meeting Road, Suite 200, Center Valley, PA 18034-9454), renewal of NPDES Permit No. PA0119555 in Clifford Township, Susquehanna County, receiving stream--East Branch of Tunkhannock Creek. Renewal issued March 11, 1998.

   48750401C3. Lafarge Corporation (5160 Main Street, Whitehall, PA 18052), correction to an existing quarry operation in Allen Township, Northampton County affecting 342.0 acres, receiving stream--Lehigh River. Correction issued March 12, 1998.

   Pottsville District Office, 5 West Laurel Boulevard, Pottsville, PA 17901-2454.

Coal Applications Withdrawn

   54970205. A/C Fuels Company (1001 Industrial Road, Nesquehoning, PA 18204), commencement, operation and restoration of a coal refuse reprocessing operation in Reilly Township, Schuylkill County affecting 165.9 acres, receiving stream--Muddy Creek. Application received October 9, 1997. Application withdrawn March 13, 1998.

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

Industrial Minerals NPDES Permit Renewal Applications Issued

   4275SM20. U. S. Silica Company (P. O. Box 187, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411), renewal of NPDES Permit No. PA0125334, Brady Township, Huntingdon County, receiving streams Juniata River; Saddler Creek; unnamed tributary of Shaughnessy Run; and unnamed tributary of Flush Run. NPDES renewal application received December 08, 1997; issued March 6, 1998.

   Pottsville District Office, 5 West Laurel Boulevard, Pottsville, PA 17901-2454.

   General Small Noncoal Bond Release Application

   64910802. Pocono Custom Homes, Inc. (PO Box 21, New Foundland, PA 18445), Stage I & II bond release for a small quarry operation in Sterling Township, Wayne County affecting 2.0 acres for $2,000 on property owned by Roger Altemier. Application received March 2, 1998.

ACTIONS TAKEN UNDER
SECTION 401:  FEDERAL
WATER POLLUTION
CONTROL ACT

ENCROACHMENTS

   The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) has taken the following actions on previously received permit applications, requests for Environmental Assessment Approval and requests for Water Quality Certification under section 401 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C.A. § 1341(a)).

   Persons 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, 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, (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 on 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 sections 5 and 402 of The Clean Streams Law (35 P. S. §§ 691.5 and 691.402) and notice of final action for certification under section 401 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C.A. § 1341(a)). (Note:  Permits issued for Small Projects do not include 401 Certification, unless specifically stated in the description.)

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

   E22-376. Encroachment. Dauphin County Board of Commissioners, Russell Sheaffer, PO Box 1295, Harrisburg, PA 17108. To remove the existing structure and replace it with a bridge having a normal span of 55 feet and an underclearance of 4.5 feet across the channel of Wiconisco Creek at a point at Arch Street (T-707) (Lykens, PA Quadrangle N:  12.38 inches; W:  9.75 inches) in Lykens Borough and Wiconisco Township, Dauphin County.

   This permit also includes 401 Water Quality Certification.

   E28-247. Encroachment. Greene Township Board of Supervisors, Charles Jamison, Jr., PO Box 215, Scotland, PA 17254. To remove the existing structure and to construct and maintain an 18 feet by 6.5 feet concrete box culvert across an overflow channel of the Conococheague Creek on T-415 (Brindle Road) located about 1.5 miles south of Scotland Village (Scotland, PA Quadrangle N:  12.75 inches; W:  12.3 inches) in Green Township, Franklin County. This permit was issued under section 105.13(e) Small Projects. This permit also includes 401 Water Quality Certification.

   E31-131. Encroachment. Ralph Weiler, Chairperson, Jackson Township Supervisors, RR 1, Box 389A, Petersburg, PA 16669. Description: To maintain the work done at Slate Hill Road Bridge #1 in Greenlee Run under emergency permit EP319607 which authorized the filling of a portion of an instream scour hole, downstream of the bridge, with R-6 riprap; filling a portion of the scour hole under the bridge with Class C concrete and embedded R-3 riprap in the top surface; underpinning and placing scour protection concrete at both bridge abutments and placing R-6 riprap on the banks downstream of the bridge located on Township 529 about 300 feet east of Township 530 (McAlevys Fort, PA Quadrangle N:  7.3 inches; W:  10.6 inches) in Jackson Township, Huntingdon County. This permit was issued under section 105.13(e) Small Projects. This permit also includes 401 Water Quality Certification.

   E50-190. Encroachment. Wheatfield Township Board of Supervisors, Harold Mullen, 6 Ankajam Drive, Duncannon, PA 17020. To replace an existing structure with a 24-foot × 5.75-foot aluminum box culvert across the channel of Dark Run at a point at T-348 (Pleasant Grove Road) (Duncannon, PA Quadrangle N:  2.0 inches; W:  14.0 inches) in Wheatfield Township, Perry County. This permit also includes 401 Water Quality Certification.

   E67-609. Encroachment. York County Rail/Trail Authority, Gwen Loose, RD 8, Box 438A, York, PA 17403. To realign approximately 240 feet of stream channel and place riprap to stabilize the bed and banks of a tributary to South Branch Codorus Creek beginning upstream of rail/trail Bridge at M. P. 49.84 (West York, PA Quadrangle N:  1.8 inches; W:  1.5 inches) in North Codorus Township, York County. This permit also includes 401 Water Quality Certification.

   E67-610. Encroachment. Manchester Township Municipal Authority, Delmar Hauck, 3289 Susquehanna Trail, York, PA 17402. To construct and maintain an 8-inch diameter (PVC) sanitary sewer main with manholes, crossing two tributaries to Codorus Creek and 294 feet of wetlands located along the west side of North George Street (SR 0181) (York Haven, PA Quadrangle N:  5 inches; W:  15 inches) in Manchester Township, York County. This permit also includes 401 Water Quality Certification.

   Northcentral Region, Water Management--Soils and Waterways, F. Alan Sever, Chief, 208 West Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701.

   E18-240. Encroachment. DCNR, Bureau of Facility Design & Construction, P. O. Box 8451, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8451. To remove an existing deteriorated structure and to construct and maintain a prestressed concrete spread box beam bridge with a 27 foot normal span and an average underclearance of 5 feet across County Line Branch which is located approximately 0.25 mile northbound on Robinson Road from its intersection with Benson Road (Slate Run, PA Quadrangle N:  17.8 inches; W:  16.6 inches) in Chapman Township, Clinton County. This permit was issued under section 105.13(e) Small Projects. This permit also includes 401 Water Quality Certification.

   E19-173. Encroachment. Dave Evans, 341 Millville Rd., Bloomsburg, PA 17815. To maintain a 30 foot wide by 40 foot long by 20 foot high wooden barn in the right floodway of Little Fishing Creek located approximately 2 miles north on SR 0042 from SR 0080 (Bloomsburg, PA Quadrangle N:  6.8 inches; W:  14.8 inches) in Hemlock Township, Columbia County. This permit was issued under section 105.13(e) Small Projects.

   E41-413. Encroachment. James Eppley, DCNR, Bureau of Facility Design & Construction, P. O. Box 8451, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8451. To remove an existing structure and to construct, operate and maintain a single cell precast reinforced concrete box culvert to carry Pleasant Stream Road across Bovier Run. The box culvert shall be constructed with a span of 20 feet, rise of 5 feet and length of 58 feet. The project is located along the eastern right-of-way of SR 0014 and approximately 1.5 miles south of the intersection of SR 1013 and Pleasant Stream Road (Barbours, PA Quadrangle N:  22.3 inches; W:  12.5 inches) in McIntyre Township, Lycoming County. This permit was issued under section 105.13(e) Small Projects. This permit also includes 401 Water Quality Certification.

   E55-154. Encroachment. Pa. Dept. of Transportation, P. O. Box 218, Montoursville, PA 17754. To construct and maintain articulated grout mattress approximately 11 foot wide by 33 foot long by 8 inch thick depressed 6 inches in the center of Hoffer Creek under the bridge located on SR 2002 approximately 600 feet south of the intersection of SR 2002 with SR 2001 (Dalmatia, PA Quadrangle N:  9.3 inches; W:  8.4 inches) in Chapman Township, Snyder County. This permit was issued under section 105.13(e) Small Projects. This permit also includes 401 Water Quality Certification.

   Southwest Regional Office, Soils and Waterways Section, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4745.

   E65-682. Encroachment. Equitable Resource Exploration, A Division of Equitable Resources Energy Co., Cloverleaf Square, Building G, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219. To remove the existing structure and to construct and maintain a culvert crossing consisting of two 60-inch corrugated metal pipes in an unnamed tributary to Jacobs Creek for the purpose of providing access to a gas well. The project is located off of T-748 (Mount Pleasant, PA Quadrangle N:  3.1 inches; W:  8.4 inches) in East Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County. This permit was issued under section 105.13(e) Small Projects. This permit also includes 401 Water Quality Certification.

   Northwest Regional Office, Soils and Waterways Section, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335-3481, (814) 332-6942.

   E10-269. Encroachment. James Dlubak, c/o Dlubak Glass Company, 1600 Saxonburg Road, Natrona Heights, PA 15065. To install and maintain a 10-inch-diameter PVC pipe gravity sanitary sewer line with concrete easement across a tributary to Little Bull Creek upstream of S. R. 2009 (Ekastown Road) approximately 1 mile north of S. R. 1028 (Millerstown Road) (Freeport, PA Quadrangle N:  9.8 inches; W:  16.0 inches) located in Buffalo Township, Butler County. This permit was issued under section 105.13(e) Small Projects. This permit also includes 401 Water Quality Certification.

   E25-560. Encroachment. Deangelo Family Limited Partnership, 521 Seminole Drive, Erie, PA 16505. To construct and maintain a laminated timber bridge having a clear, normal span of 33.5 feet and an average underclearance of 6.5 feet across a tributary to Walnut Creek (Thomas Run) on an access road in Echo Hills Estates Subdivision (Echo Hill Lane) approximately 2,800 feet northwest of the intersection of Thomas Road and California Road (Swanville, PA Quadrangle N:  6.4 inches; W:  5.3 inches) located in Millcreek Township, Erie County.

   E25-561. Encroachment. Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority, 17 West Dobbins Landing, Erie, PA 16507. To excavate and maintain an area measuring 269 feet long by 65 feet wide along the east side of the existing Sassafras Street Dock (Sand Dock) to elevation 563 feet (USGS Datum) in the West Canal Basin, Presque Isle Bay, Lake Erie (Erie North, PA Quadrangle N:  1.8 inches; W:  12.5 inches) located in the City of Erie, Erie County. To install and maintain the following additional structures in the excavated area:  rock riprap slope protection around the perimeter, an approximately 260-foot-long by 6-foot-wide floating header dock and eight 32-foot-long by 3-foot-wide floating finger piers.

   E37-115. Encroachment. Lawrence County Commissioners, Lawrence County Courthouse, Court Street, New Castle, PA 16101. To remove the existing bridge and to construct and maintain a prestressed concrete adjacent box beam bridge having a clear, normal span of 23.5 meters (77.2 feet) and minimum underclearance of 2.5 meters (8 feet) across North Fork Little Beaver Creek on T-356 (Wallace Road) approximately 2,000 feet east of S. R. 3011 (New Galilee, PA Quadrangle N:  21.0 inches; W:  7.0 inches) located in Little Beaver Township, Lawrence County.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 98-489. Filed for public inspection March 27, 1998, 9:00 a.m.]



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