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   26.  The owner/operator shall stack test the exhaust from the EAF baghouse for the following pollutants:  TSP/PM10, NOx (as NO2), CO, SOx (as SO2) and VOC (as propane) in accordance with 25 Pa. Code Chapter 139 and the Department's Source Testing Manual and prior to each renewal of the Title V Operating Permit. The owner/operator shall stack test the exhaust from the EAF baghouse for the following pollutants:  NOx (as NO2) and CO in accordance with 25 Pa. Code Chapter 139 and the Department's Source Testing Manual Title V Operating Permit every year during the term of the Title V Operating Permit (25 Pa. Code § 127.12b):

   a.  Two copies of the stack test protocol shall be submitted to the Department at least 60 days in advance of the stack test date. Stack testing shall not take place until the owner/operator has received written approval of the stack test protocol.

   b.  The owner/operator shall notify the Department of the stack test date at least 2 weeks prior to the test so the an observer may be present.

   c.  Two copies of the stack test results shall be submitted to the Department within 60 days of completion of the test.

   d.  The owner/operator shall record all pertinent operating data during the stack test and include this data with the stack test results. This data shall include, but not be limited to, a record of all charge materials, charge weights, tap weights and tap-to-tap times for each heat of steel.

   e.  The Department reserves the right to revise the emission limits established herein based on the results of the stack tests.

   27.  Compliance with the hourly emission limits shall be determined based on the average of up to three runs in a representative protocol test. Compliance with the annual emission limit shall be determined based on the average of all representative protocol tests performed in any 12-month period, considering the actual steel production for the same 12-month period. Production records must be included for each run in the stack test report (25 Pa. Code § 127.12b).

   28.  This Plan Approval authorizes the temporary operation of the sources covered by this Plan Approval provided the following conditions are met (25 Pa. Code § 127.12b):

   (a)  The Department must receive written notice from the owner/operator of the completion of construction and the operator's intent to commence operation at least 5 days prior to the completion of construction. The notice should state when construction will be completed and when the operator expects to commence operation.

   (b)  Operation is authorized only to facilitate the start-up and shakedown of sources and air cleaning devices, to permit operations pending the issuance of an Operating Permit or to permit the evaluation of the source for compliance with all applicable regulations and requirements.

   (c)  This condition authorizes temporary operation of the sources for a period of 180 days from the commencement of operation, provided the Department receives notice from the owner/operator under subpart (a).

   (d)  The owner/operator may request an extension if compliance with all applicable regulations and Plan Approval requirements has not been established. The extension request shall be submitted in writing at least 15 days prior to the end of the period of temporary operation and shall provide a description of the compliance status of the source, a detailed schedule for establishing compliance and the reasons compliance has not been established.

   (e)  The notice submitted by the owner/operator under subpart (a) prior to the expiration of this Plan Approval shall modify the Plan Approval expiration date. The new Plan Approval date shall be 180 days from the date of the notice.

   The change in potential emissions for CO, NOx and SO2 are estimated by the applicant are as follows:

Steel Production (tpy) Potential CO Emission
Rate (tpy)
Potential NOx
Emission Rate (tpy)
Potential SO2 Emission
Rate (tpy)
Baseline 420,000 945.0 115.5 105.0
Future Capacity 598,000 1345.5 164.5 149.5
Creditable Decreases 9.2
Increase 178,000 400.5 39.8 44.5

   Copies of the application, the Department's analysis and other documents used in the evaluation of the application are available for public review during normal business hours at 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

   Interested persons may submit written comments, suggestions or objections concerning the proposed Plan Approval to the regional office within 30 days of publication of this notice. Written comments submitted to the Department during the 30-day public comment period shall include the name, address and telephone number of the commentator, identification of proposed Permit No. TV-04-00059 and a concise statement regarding the relevancy of the information or objections to the issuance of the permit.

   A public hearing may be held, if the Department, in its discretion, decides that a hearing is warranted based on the comments received. Persons submitting comments or requesting a hearing will be notified of the decision to hold a hearing by publication in the newspaper or the Pennsylvania Bulletin or by telephone, where the Department determines notification by telephone is sufficient. Written comments or requests for a public hearing should be directed to Mark R. Gorog, New Source Review, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, (412) 442-4333.

OPERATING PERMITS


Intent to Issue Title V Operating Permits under the Air Pollution Control Act and 25 Pa. Code Chapter 127, Subchapter G.

   Southeast Region:  Air Quality Program, Lee Park, Suite 6010, 555 North Lane, Conshohocken, PA 19428; Contact:  Edward Brown, Facilities Permitting Chief, (610) 832-6242.

   09-00015:  Rohm and Haas Co.--Bristol Facility (200 Route 413, Bristol, PA 19007) for an administrative amendment to the Title V Operating Permit at their Bristol facility in Bristol Township, Bucks County. The facility is a diverse chemical manufacturing plant producing emulsions, plastics, coatings and resins.

   The permit is being amended to incorporate changes approved under Plan Approval PA-09-0015C for the operation of a regenerative thermal oxidizer, Plan Approval PA-09-0015D for the operation of a catalytic oxidizer on the CRU and CRUX Processes and to install a closed loop vent system on Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) tank no. 35 and Plan Approval PA-09-0015E for modification of the hours of operation and hourly emissions for a 1.7 mW diesel emergency generator.

   The amended Title V operating permit will contain additional monitoring, recordkeeping, control device efficiency, testing, reporting and work practice standards to keep the facility operating within all applicable air quality requirements. Those conditions from the plan approvals that have been addressed in the amended Title V Permit are as follows:

From Plan Approval 09-0015C

   *  Sections A and D, Sources 516 and 735A--Revised permit maps.

   *  Section D, Source 516--Revised emissions restriction condition to restrict NOx emissions from the regenerative thermal oxidizer.

   *  Section D, Sources 516 and 735A--Incorporated emission restrictions associated with regenerative thermal oxidizer for this source.

From Plan Approval 09-0015D

   *  Sections A and D, Sources 401 and 441--Revised permit maps.

   *  Section D, Source 401--Revised testing requirement to remove reference to scrubber and replace it with the phrase ''Catalytic Oxidizer (C09).''

   *  Section D, Source 401--Incorporated emission restrictions conditions associated with catalytic oxidizer for this source.

   *  Section D, Source 441--Revised to remove reference to scrubber and replace it with the phrase ''Catalytic Oxidizer (C09).''

   *  Section D, Source 441--Incorporated emission restrictions and additional requirement conditions associated with catalytic oxidizer for this source.

   *  Section D, Source 744--Incorporated condition requiring that source be equipped and operated with a closed loop vapor recovery system.

From Plan Approval 09-0015E

   *  Sections A and D, Sources 103--Revised permit maps to remove the 2.0 mW diesel generator and replace it with a 1.7 mW diesel emergency generator.

   *  Section D, Source 103--Incorporated new emission restrictions, fuel restrictions and operation hours restrictions.

   *  Section G. Miscellaneous--Removed items ''(k)-Six Diesel Generators'' and ''(p) 2-1000 HP Diesel Generators.''

   Other Sources that have minor conditions changes are Source 032, 033, 137, 201, 300, 516 and 517.

   Administrative Amendment of Title V Operating Permit issued under the Air Pollution Control Act and 25 Pa. Code § 127.450.

   15-00002:  Quebecor World Atglen, Inc. (4581 Lower Valley Road, West Sadsbury, PA 19310) for an administrative amendment to the Title V Operating Permit at their Atglen facility in West Sadsbury Township, Chester County. The facility is a printing company that employs two printing processes--publication rotogravure and in a very limited circumstances, flexography--to provide printing to the publishing industry.

   The permit is being amended to incorporate changes approved under the following plan approval:  BAQ-GPA/GP-1 for operation of an 11.7 mmBtu/hr, 350-Hp boiler; PA-15-0002A for the operation of a publication rotogravure press controlled by a carbon adsorption system; and PA-15-0002B for the operation of two heatset web offset lithographic presses. The amended Title V operating permit will contain additional monitoring, recordkeeping, reporting, testing and work practice standards to keep the facility operating within all applicable air quality requirements. Those conditions from the plan approvals that have been addressed in the amended Title V Permit are as follows:

   Source ID:  032 (350-Hp boiler)--Incorporated restrictions for PM, NOx and CO emissions and fuel type.

   Source ID:  107 (four-color rotogravure press 7)--Incorporated conditions restricting emission of VOCs.

   Source IDs:  221 and 222 (four-color heatset offset litho web presses nos. 21 and 22)--Incorporated conditions restricting emissions of VOCs and (NOx).

   Section C, Site Level Requirements for CFC sources (HVAC)--Incorporate applicable recordkeeping, reporting and work practice standard condition per 40 CFR 82, Subpart F (Recycling and Emission Reduction) for sources containing chlorofluorocarbons solutions.

   Administrative Amendment of Title V Operating Permit issued under the Air Pollution Control Act and 25 Pa. Code § 127.450.

   15-00029:  Dopaco, Inc. (241 Woodbine Road, Downingtown, PA 19335) in Downingtown Borough, Delaware County. The facility's major emission points include a boiler, three rotogravure presses, four Flexographic presses, ink mixing room, parts washers and die room which have the potential to emit major levels of VOCs.

   Northcentral Region:  Air Quality Program, 208 West Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701; Contact:  Muhammad Zaman, Program Manager, (570) 327-0512.

   49-00003:  ACF Industries (P. O. Box 109, Milton, PA 17847) for renewal of the Title V operating permit for their AMCAR Division Plant in Milton Borough, Northumberland County. The facility's sources include 51 combustion units, 4 furnaces, 5 paint booths, 1 paint curing oven, 3 grit blasting operations, propane cutting torches, solvent stencil and paint cleaning operations, 1 metal cutter, 1 air wash separator and 3 storage tanks. The facility has the potential to emit major quantities of VOCs, HAPs and PM10. The facility has the potential to emit NOx, CO and SOx below the major emission thresholds. The proposed Title V operating permit contains all applicable regulatory requirements including monitoring, recordkeeping and reporting conditions.

   Northwest Region:  Air Quality Program, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335-3481; Contact:  Eric Gustafson, Facilities Permitting Chief, (814) 332-6940.

   42-00009:  Pittsburgh Corning Corp. (701 North Main Street, Port Allegany, PA 16743-0039) for reissuance of a Title V Permit to operate a pressed and blown glass manufacturing facility in Port Allegany Borough, McKean County. The facility's major emission sources include melting furnace, cellulating furnace, glass block edge coaters, distributors, foreheaters, presses/sealers, crushing, grinding and dispense system, batch mixer, mold release application. The facility is a major facility due to its potential to emit of NOx and VOCs.

   25-00924:  Erie Forge and Steel, Inc. (1341 West 16th Street, Erie, PA 16512-1522) for reissuance of a Title V Permit to operate an iron and steel forging manufacturing facility in City of Erie, Erie County. The facility's major emission sources include natural gas steam boiler, electric arc furnaces, refining furnaces, heat treat furnaces, forge furnaces, preheaters, grinder units, hood furnace, vacuum degassing, torch cutting operation, furnace baghouse and scrubber. The furnace baghouse is subject to the compliance assurance monitoring rule. The facility is a major facility due to its potential to emit of NOx and CO.


Intent to Issue Operating Permits under the Air Pollution Control Act and 25 Pa. Code Chapter 127, Subchapter F.

   Southeast Region:  Air Quality Program, Lee Park, Suite 6010, 555 North Lane, Conshohocken, PA 19428; Contact:  Edward Brown, Facilities Permitting Chief, (610) 832-6242.

   09-00154:  Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority (Pine Run Road and Old Dublin Pike, Doylestown, PA 18976) for the operation of a sewage pumping station wet well and associated wet scrubber and emergency generator, from which the main pollutants emitted are PM and NOx in Doylestown Township, Bucks County. The permit is for a non-Title V Facility, State-only, Natural Minor Operating Permit. The permit will include monitoring, recordkeeping, reporting and work practice standards designed to keep the facility operating within all applicable air quality requirements.

   15-00059:  Paulsonbilt, Ltd. (1000 West 11th Avenue, Chester, PA 19320) for operation of their facility in Coatesville, Chester County. The permit is for a non-Title V (State-only) facility. The facility's main sources include a large spray booth used to surface coat metal containers. The permit will include monitoring, recordkeeping and reporting requirements designed to keep the facility operating within all applicable air quality requirements.

   15-00054:  Highway Materials, Inc. (680 Morehall Rd., Malvern, PA 19355) in East Whiteland Township, Chester County. The permit is for a non-Title V (State-only) facility. The facility's source includes a hot mix batch asphalt plant. The permittee has elected to take emission restrictions, hours of operation and throughput restrictions to be compliant with synthetic minor requirements. The permit will include monitoring, recordkeeping and reporting requirements designed to keep the facility operating within all applicable air quality requirements.

   46-00171:  John Evans' Sons, Inc. (One Spring Avenue, Lansdale, PA 19446), for a non-Title V, State-only, Natural Minor Operating Permit in Lansdale Borough, Montgomery County. The facility manufactures springs. Per customer specifications, the edges of the springs require grinding to smooth out rough edges. There are six grinders at the facility to accomplish this. All of the grit and metal fines that are generated by grinding are sent to a dust collector outside the building. There are particulate matter limits of 0.3 pound per hour, 2.4 pounds per day and 0.3 ton per 12-month rolling period for the grinding process. Other sources of emissions include a 5.2 mmBtu/hr boiler and a parts washer.

   23-00091:  Union Packaging (6250 Baltimore Pike, Yeadon, PA 19050) for a non-Title V Facility, State-only, Natural Minor Permit in Pottstown Borough, Montgomery County. Union Packaging is a printing facility for the food industry. The sources of emissions include rotogravure press and space heaters. Monitoring, recordkeeping and reporting requirements have been added to the permit to address applicable limitations.

   Southcentral Region:  Air Quality Program, 909 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110; Contact:  Yasmin Neidlinger, Facilities Permitting Chief, (717) 705-4702.

   06-03089:  Reading Materials, Inc. (P. O. Box 196, Skippack, PA 19474) for operation of a nonmetallic mineral crushing plant at their Pottstown Traprock Quarry in Douglass Township, Berks County. The plant is not subject to Title V (State-only operating permit). The plant has the potential to emit 95 tons per year of particulate. The plant is subject to 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart OOO--Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources. The State-only operating permit will include monitoring, work practices, recordkeeping and reporting requirements designed to keep the foundry operating air quality requirements.

   06-03093:  Reading Materials, Inc. (P. O. Box 79, Skippack, PA 19474) for operation of a railcar unloading station in Cumru Township, Berks County. The plant is subject to 40 CFR Part 60, Subpart OOO--Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources. The facility is not subject to Title V. The plant has the potential to emit 87 tons per year of particulate. The State-only operating permit will include monitoring, work practices, recordkeeping and reporting requirements designed to keep the plant operating within all applicable air quality requirements.

   36-03063:  Kearney A. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc. (141 East Orange Street, Lancaster, PA 17602) for operation of a cremation chamber in the City of Lancaster, Lancaster County. The State-only operating permit will include monitoring, recordkeeping, reporting requirements, emission restrictions and work practice standards designed to keep the facility operating within all applicable air quality requirements.

   Northwest Region:  Air Quality Program, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335-3481; Contact:  Eric Gustafson, Facilities Permitting Chief, (814) 332-6940.

   24-00001:  Buehler Lumber Co., Inc. (260 West Main Street, Ridgway, PA 15853) for a Natural Minor Operating Permit to operate a sawmill and a wood-fired boiler in Ridgway Borough, Elk County.

   42-00181:  Elkhorn Field Services--Lewis Run (8801 South Yale, Suite 420, Tulsa, OK 74137) for Natural Minor operating permit for emissions from a nonfractionating, 4-million CFD natural gas processing plant in Bradford Township, McKean County.

COAL AND NONCOAL 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); and The Clean Streams Law (35 P. S. §§ 691.1--691.1001); the Coal Refuse Disposal Control Act (52 P. S. §§ 30.51--30.66); and The Bituminous Mine Subsidence and Land Conservation Act (52 P. S. §§ 1406.1--1406.21). Mining activity permits issued in response to the 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 (Department). A copy of the application is available for inspection at the District Mining Office indicated before an 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 certification.

   Written comments, 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.

   Where any of the mining activities listed will have discharges of wastewater to streams, the Department will incorporate NPDES permits into the mining activity permits issued in response to these applications. NPDES permits will contain, at a minimum, technology-based effluent limitations as identified in this notice for the respective coal and noncoal applications. In addition to the previous, 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 Chapters 93 and 95). Persons or agencies who have requested review of the NPDES permit requirements for a particular mining activity within the previously 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 the person 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 wishes to have the conference conducted in the locality of the proposed mining activities.

Coal Applications Received

   Effluent Limits--The following coal mining applications that include an NPDES permit application will be subject to, at a minimum, the following technology-based effluent limitations for discharges of wastewater to streams:

30-Day Daily Instantaneous
Parameter Average Maximum Maximum
Iron (total) 3.0 mg/l 6.0 mg/l 7.0 mg/l
Manganese (total) 2.0 mg/l 4.0 mg/l 5.0 mg/l
suspended solids 35 mg/l     70 mg/l     90 mg/l    
pH* greater than 6.0; less than 9.0
Alkalinity greater than acidity*
* The parameter is applicable at all times.

   A settleable solids instantaneous maximum limit of 0.5 ml/l applied to:  (1) surface runoff (resulting from a precipitation event of less than or equal to a 10-year 24-hour event) from active mining areas, active areas disturbed by coal refuse disposal activities and mined areas backfilled and revegetated; and (2) drainage (resulting from a precipitation event of less than or equal to a 1-year 24-hour event) from coal refuse disposal piles.

   Knox District Mining Office:  White Memorial Building, P. O. Box 669, Knox, PA 16232-0669, (814) 797-1191.

   33950108 and NPDES Permit No. PA0227111. T. L. H. Coal Company (4401 Pollock Road, Marion Center, PA 15759). Revision to an existing bituminous surface strip and auger operation in Perry Township, Jefferson County affecting 67.0 acres. Receiving streams:  McCracken Run (CWF). There are no potable surface water supply intakes within 10 miles downstream. Revision to include a land use change from wildlife habitat to pastureland on lands of Raymond E. and Cora Belle Smith. Application received September 15, 2003.

   Cambria District Mining Office:  286 Industrial Park Road, Ebensburg, PA 15931, (814) 472-1900.

   32980105 and NPDES Permit No. PA0234761. Amerikohl Mining, Inc., 202 Sunset Drive, Butler, PA 16001, permit renewal for reclamation only and for continued restoration of a bituminous surface and auger mine in Center Township, Indiana County, affecting 81.5 acres. Receiving streams:  UNT to Tearing Run (CWF). There are no potable water supply intakes within 10 miles downstream. Application received September 12, 2003.

   32030110 and NPDES Permit No. PA0249491. Fossil Fuel, Inc., 690 Weaver Road, Marion Center, PA 15759, commencement, operation and restoration of a bituminous surface and auger mine in East Mahoning and Grant Townships, Indiana County, affecting 43.0 acres. Receiving streams:  unnamed tributaries to Crooked Run to Little Mahoning Creek (HQ-CWF). There are no potable water supply intakes within 10 miles downstream. Application received September 10, 2003.

   Greensburg District Mining Office:  Armbrust Building, R. R. 2 Box 603-C, Greensburg, PA 15601-0982, (724) 925-5500.

   26980601 and NPDES Permit No. 0202193. Better Materials Corp. (2200 Springfield Pike, Connellsville, PA 15425). NPDES renewal for an existing industrial mineral mining operation for continued mining, in Bullskin Township, Fayette County, affecting 559.1 acres. Receiving streams:  unnamed tributary to Breckneck Run to Whites Run to Mounts Creek (WWF). There is no potable water supply intake within 10 miles from the point of discharge. Renewal application received September 12, 2003.

   Hawk Run District Mining Office:  Empire Road, P. O. Box 209, Hawk Run, PA 16840-0209, (814) 342-8200.

   17823101 and NPDES Permit No. PA0609412. Hepburnia Coal Company, P. O. Box I, Grampian, PA 16838. Renewal of an existing bituminous surface mine permit in Union Township, Clearfield County affecting 128 acres. Receiving streams:  two unnamed tributaries of Laborde Branch, to Laborde Branch, to Sandy Lick Creek, to Little Mill Creek, to Redbank Creek to Anderson Creek and Anderson Creek to West Branch Susquehanna River to Susquehanna River. Application received September 15, 2003.

Noncoal Applications Received

   Effluent Limits--The following noncoal mining applications that include an NPDES permit application will be subject to, at a minimum, the following technology-based effluent limitations for discharges of wastewater to streams:

30-Day Daily Instantaneous
Parameter Average Maximum Maximum
suspended solids 35 mg/l 70 mg/l 90 mg/l
pH* greater than 6.0; less than 9.0
* The parameter is applicable at all times.

   A settleable solids instantaneous maximum of 0.5 ml/l applied to surface runoff resulting from a precipitation event. If coal will be extracted incidental to the extraction of noncoal minerals, at a minimum, the technology-based effluent limitations identified under coal applications will apply to discharges of wastewater to streams.

   Pottsville District Mining Office:  5 West Laurel Boulevard, Pottsville, PA 17901-2454, (570) 621-3118.

   7273SM8C5 and NPDES Permit No. PA0613185. Lehigh Asphalt Paving & Construction Co. (P. O. Box 549, Tamaqua, PA 18252), renewal of NPDES Permit for discharge of treated mine drainage in West Penn Township, Schuylkill County, receiving stream:  unnamed tributary to Lizard Creek (TSF). Application received September 12, 2003.

   5777SM4C5 and NPDES Permit No. PA0034690. Barletta Materials & Construction, Inc. (P. O. Box 550, Tamaqua, PA 18252), renewal of NPDES Permit for discharge of treated mine drainage in Nescopeck Township, Luzerne County, receiving stream:  unnamed tributary to Susquehanna River (CWF) and Susquehanna River (WWF). Application received September 12, 2003.

FEDERAL WATER POLLUTION CONTROL ACT, SECTION 401

   The following permit applications, requests for Environmental Assessment approval and requests for 401 Water Quality Certification have been received by the Department of Environmental Protection (Department). Section 401 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) (33 U.S.C.A. § 1341) requires the State to certify that the involved projects will not violate the applicable provisions of sections 301--303, 306 and 307 of the FWPCA (33 U.S.C.A. §§ 1311--1313, 1316 and 1317) as well as relevant State requirements. Persons objecting to ap-proval of a request for certification under section 401 of the FWPCA or to the issuance of a Dam Permit, Water Obstruction and Encroachment Permit or the approval of an Environmental Assessment must submit comments, suggestions or objections within 30 days of the date of this notice, as well as questions, to the office noted before the application. Comments should contain the name, address and telephone number of the person commenting, identification of the certification request to which the comments or objections are addressed and a concise statement of comments, objections or suggestions including the relevant facts upon which they are based.

   The Department may conduct a fact-finding hearing or an informal conference in response to comments if deemed necessary. Individuals will be notified, in writing, of the time and place of a scheduled hearing or conference concerning the certification request to which the comment, objection or suggestion relates. Maps, drawings and other data pertinent to the certification request are available for inspection between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on each working day at the office noted before the application.

   Persons with a disability who wish to attend a 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 (800) 654-5984.


Applications received 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 FWPCA (33 U.S.C.A. § 1341(a)).

WATER OBSTRUCTIONS AND ENCROACHMENTS

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

   E09-865. Richland Township, 1328 California Road, Suite A, Quakertown, PA 18951, Richland Township, Bucks County, ACOE Philadelphia District.

   To perform the following activities in wetlands adjacent to Beaver Run (TSF), a tributary within the Tohickon Creek watershed:

   1.  To construct and maintain a pedestrian trail consisting of course materials and macadam. Eight 8-inch PVC pipes will be placed at the appropriate intervals under the base course of the proposed trail to provide a connection to natural up-gradient wetland hydrology to down-gradient wetland hydrology.

   The project proposes to directly affect 0.07 acre of emergent wetlands and the application proposes to make a monetary contribution to the wetland replacement fund as mitigation. The site is 3,000 feet south of the intersection of Mill Road and Trumbauersville Road (Quakertown, PA Quadrangle N: 10.0 inches; W: 14.9 inches).

   Northeast Region:  Water Management Program Manager, 2 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0790.

   E48-338. Hornstein Enterprises, Inc., 1150 Cedarcrest Boulevard, Allentown, PA 18103 in Forks Township, Northampton County, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District.

   To construct and maintain three stormwater outfall structures in Bushkill Creek (HQ-TSF) which are associated with the proposed Penn's Ridge planned residential development. The project is approximately 0.4 mile north of the intersection of SR 2019 (Bushkill Drive) and SR 2036 (Zucksville Road) (Easton, PA-NJ Quadrangle N: 17.9 inches; W: 16.9 inches).

   E64-243. Wayne Memorial Hospital, West and Park Streets, Honesdale, PA 18431 in Honesdale Borough, Wayne County, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District.

   To construct and maintain a single-span prefabricated steel truss pedestrian bridge, having a span of 140 feet and an underclearance of approximately 17 feet, across West Branch Lackawaxen River (HQ-CWF). The bridge will provide access to a parking area on the south side of the river. The project is south of the intersection of SR 0006 (Park Street) and West Street (Honesdale, PA Quadrangle N: 13.7 inches; W: 1.3 inches).

   E48-337. Lower Saucon Township, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bethlehem, PA 18015 in Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District.

   To repair and maintain an existing two span cast iron pony truss pedestrian bridge across Saucon Creek (CWF). The proposed work consists of structural upgrades to the superstructure and rehabilitation of the concrete and stone center pier. The project is northeast of the intersection of Old Mill Road and Reading Road (Hellertown, PA Quadrangle N: 11.1 inches; W: 13.7 inches).

   Southcentral Region:  Water Management Program Manager, 909 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

   E34-109:  Dobson Run Farm, R. R. 2 Box 197, Millerstown, PA 17062 in Susquehanna Township, Juniata County, ACOE Baltimore District.

   To replace and maintain two pipe crossings across Dobson Run, within Susquehanna Township, Juniata County (Reward, PA Quadrangle N: 19.3 inches; W: 7.8 inches).

   Northcentral Region:  Water Management Program Manager, 208 West Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701, (570) 327-3636.

   E14-453. Department of Transportation, Engineering District 2-0, 1924-30 Daisy Street, Clearfield, PA 16830. SR 0026 Section 134 Slab Cabin Run culvert replacement in Ferguson Township, Centre County, ACOE Susquehanna River Basin District (Pine Grove Mills, PA Quadrangle N: 20.8 inches; W: 0.6 inch).

   To remove two existing structurally deficient culvert pipes and construct and maintain a total of 288 feet (two pipes) of 36-inch reinforced concrete pipe in Slab Cabin Run 0.5 mile northwest of the intersection of SR 0550 and SR 3006 along SR 3006 in Ferguson Township, Centre County. This project proposes to have a minimal impact on Slab Cabin Run (HQ-CWF). This project does not propose to impact any jurisdictional wetlands.

   E17-385. City of DuBois, P. O. Box 408, DuBois, PA 15801. Interstate 80 Spill Containment Facility--Anderson Creek in Union Township, Clearfield County, ACOE Baltimore District (Elliot Park, PA Quadrangle N: 22.0 inches; W: 16.0 inches).

   To construct, operate and maintain a spill collection and containment facility requiring encroachment andobstruction of Anderson Creek (HQ-CWF) to protect the public water supply for the City of DuBois. The spill containment facility and its appurtenances in, along and across Anderson Creek shall be limited to six spill-boom structures, four containment ponds and a permanent single span access bridge that are as follows:

Structure Latitude
Longitude
Spill Boom No. 1 41° 06` 45.1" 78° 37` 52.2"
Spill Boom No. 3 41° 06` 48.7" 78° 37` 29.8"
Spill Boom No. 4 41° 07` 10.9"   78° 37` 01.58"
Spill Boom No. 5 41° 07` 29.0" 78° 36` 49.2"
Spill Boom No. 6 41° 07` 28.9" 78° 36` 48.9"
Southeast Pond
   No. 1
41° 07` 17.3" 78° 36` 59.3"
Southeast Pond
   No. 2
41° 07` 17.1" 78° 36` 58.4"
Northwest Pond
   No. 1
41° 07` 19.6" 78° 37` 05.5"
Northeast Pond
   No. 1
41° 07` 20.9" 78° 36` 58.3"
Single Span
   Bridge
41° 07` 22.5" 78° 36` 57.0"

   The bridge shall be constructed, operated and maintained with a minimum span of 50 feet, width of 10 feet and underclearance of 3 feet. All bridge and spill boom construction and its repair shall be conducted at stream low flow. Since Anderson Creek is a wild trout fishery, no project construction or future repair work shall be completed in or along the stream channel between October 1 and April 1 without prior written authorization from the Fish and Boat Commission. This permit does not authorize any temporary or permanent impact to wetlands and the permittee shall ensure all precautionary measures are taken to avoid any wetland impact during construction, operation and maintenance of the spill containment facilities, appurtenances and its access roads. The single span bridge across Anderson Creek permanently impacts 15 feet of waterway. The project is along the right-of-way of the eastbound and westbound lanes of SR 0080 at the overpass that carries SR 0080 over Anderson Creek Road. This permit also authorizes the construction, operation, maintenance and removal of temporary construction crossing of Blanchard Run, which shall be constructed with clean rock free of silt and fines. Upon completion of southeast containment ponds, the temporary crossing of Blanchard Run shall be removed, the stream bank restored to original contours and elevations and all final stabilization applied.

   E55-193. Moyer's Marine Sales, R. R. 2, Box 263-M, Selinsgrove, PA 17870. Water Obstruction and Encroachment Permit in Shamokin Dam Borough, Snyder County, ACOE Susquehanna River Basin District (Sunbury, PA Quadrangle N: 19.4 inches; W: 8.7 inches).

   To construct and maintain 85 feet of 12-foot diameter corrugated steel pipe in a tributary to the Susquehanna River (WWF). The project is along SR 0015 north 0.2 mile north of the intersection of SR 0015 and SR 0011 in Shamokin Dam Borough, Snyder County. The project does not propose to impact any jurisdictional wetlands.

   E59-447. Grace Engle, Rachael and Joseph Kolb, Susan Shellman and Faith Matelski, One Charles St., Wellsboro, PA 16901. Kolb property crossing in Middlebury Township, Tioga County, ACOE Baltimore District (Crooked Creek, PA Quadrangle N: 14.7 inches; W: 12.6 inches).

   The permittees propose to replace the existing twin cell 24-inch culvert pipe crossing with a twin cell 3-foot by 4-foot corrugated metal pipe arches measuring 30 inches long. One additional 3-foot by 4-foot corrugated pipe arch will be added to accommodate a braided channel off of the main stem of an unnamed tributary to Hills Creek (WWF). Riprap stabilization is proposed on the outlet of the new culvert pipes. This project proposes to impact 50 linear feet of two separate channels for a total of 100 linear feet of channel.

   Southwest Region:  Water Management Program Manager, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4745.

   E03-416. Allegheny Energy Supply Company, LLC, 4350 Northern Pike, Monroeville, PA 15146-2841. Armstrong Power Station CCB landfill facility culvert and wetland fill in Washington Township, Armstrong County, Pittsburgh ACOE District (Latitude: 40° 55` 22"--Longitude:  79° 28` 27") (Templeton, PA Quadrangle N: 8.5 inches; W: 13.2 inches). The applicant proposes to remove the existing culvert, to construct and maintain a 90.0-foot long, 1.0-foot depressed two-cell concrete box culvert with each a span of 6.0 feet and an underclearance of 4.0 feet in an unnamed tributary to the Allegheny River (WWF) and to place and maintain fill in 0.097 acre of wetland as part of the proposed new CBB landfill project. The project is off of SR 4006 southwest of the Armstrong Power Station.

   E63-549. Charleroi Borough, 4th and Fallowfield Avenue, Charleroi, PA 15022. Calvary Road bridge in Charleroi Borough, Washington County, Pittsburgh ACOE District (Latitude:  40° 7` 47"--Longitude:  79° 54` 6") (Monongahela, PA Quadrangle N: .9 inch; W: 3.6 inches). The applicant proposes to remove the existing structures and to construct and maintain a conspan arch bridge having a span of 28 feet and underclearance of 8 feet over Maple Creek (WWF). The bridge is on Calvary Road, approximately 200 feet south of its intersection with Lincoln Avenue. The total stream impact is approximately 24 feet.

   E63-551. Department of Transportation, Engineering District 12-0, P. O. Box 459, Uniontown, PA 15401. SR 3008, Section 01R Bridge in South Franklin Township, Washington County, Pittsburgh ACOE District (Latitude:  40° 7` 18"--Longitude:  80° 17` 24") (Prosperity, PA Quadrangle N: 22.1 inches; W: 5.6 inches). The applicant proposes to remove the existing bridge and appurtenant structures and:  (1) to construct and maintain a prestressed concrete spread box beam bridge having a normal span of 28.12 feet and an underclearance of 6.99 feet over Chartiers Creek (WWF); (2) to construct and maintain a temporary crossing consisting of three 58-inch by 91-inch elliptical pipes in Chartiers Creek; and (3) to construct and maintain a 65 feet long, R-4 rock-lined outfall along Chartiers Creek. The project will directly affect through bridge construction and scour protection, 60 linear feet of stream channel. No vegetated wetlands will be impacted.

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