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   California District Mining Office: 25 Technology Drive, California Technology Park, Coal Center, PA 15423, (724) 769-1100.

   30841317.  Consol Pennsylvania Coal Company (1525 Pleasant Grove Road, P. O. Box J, Claysville, PA 15323), to revise the permit for the Enlow Fork Mine in East Finley Township, Washington County, ACOE Pittsburgh District (Claysville, PA Quadrangle N: 6.9 inches; W: 4.1 inches to N: 7.5 inches; W: 3.5 inches). Application received June 30, 2004.

   This is a Chapter 105 Water Obstruction and Encroachment permit application (Stream Module 15) and 401 Water Quality Certification request, if applicable, submitted as part of the mining permit revision application to authorize the stream restoration of Templeton Fork at East Finley Township Park to eliminate water pooling that may result from mine subsidence.

   Written comments or objections on the request for Section 401 Water Quality Certification or to the issuance of the Water Obstruction and Encroachment Permit (Stream Module 15) may be submitted to the Department within 30 days of the date of this notice to the previous district mining office. Comments should contain the name, address and telephone number of the person commenting, identification of the request for 401 Water Quality Certification and Chapter 105 permit application (Stream Module 15) to which the comments or objections are addressed and a concise statement of comments, objections or suggestions including relevant facts upon which they are based. The Water Obstruction and Encroachment permit application is available for review at the California District Mining Office, by appointment.

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

   10010101 and NPDES Permit No. PA0241873. Ancient Sun, Inc. (P. O. Box 129, Shippenville, PA 16254), transfer of an existing bituminous surface strip operation in Muddy Creek Township, Butler County affecting 38.2 acres. Receiving streams: unnamed tributaries to Cheeseman Run (CWF). There are no potable surface water supply intakes within 10 miles downstream. Transfer from Ben Hal Mining Company. Application received July 2, 2004.

   1307-10010101-E-1. Ancient Sun, Inc. (P. O. Box 129, Shippenville, PA 16254), application for stream encroachment to conduct support activities within 25 feet of and remove coal to within 50 feet of an unnamed tributary to Cheeseman Run in Muddy Creek Township, Butler County. There are no potable surface water supply intakes within 10 miles downstream. Application received July 2, 2004.

   16763035 and NPDES Permit No. PA0121657. Terry Reddinger (P. O. Box 58, Distant, PA 16223), renewal of an existing bituminous surface strip and auger operation in Redbank Township, Clarion County, affecting 230.6 acres. Receiving streams: unnamed tributary to Town Run to Redbank Creek; and unnamed tributary to Pine Creek (CWF). The first downstream potable water supply intake from the point of discharge is the Hawthorn Water Authority. Application for reclamation only. Application received July 6, 2004.

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

   56040104 and NPDES Permit No. PA0249599. AMFIRE Mining Company, LLC (One Energy Place, Suite 7500, Latrobe, PA 15650), commencement, operation and restoration of a bituminous surface mine in Jenner Township, Somerset County, affecting 96.4 acres. Receiving streams: unnamed tributaries of Flat Run to Flat Run and unnamed tributaries to Gum Run to Gum Run to Roaring Run to Quemahoning Creek to Stonycreek River (CWF). The first downstream potable water supply intake from the point of discharge is the Quemahoning Reservoir. Application received July 1, 2004.

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

   26910108 and NPDES Permit No. PA0592366. Dunkard Disposal (P. O. Box 229, Mt. Braddock, PA 15465), application received for transfer of permit currently issued to Stash Mining Company for continued reclamation only of a bituminous surface mining site in Georges Township, Fayette County, affecting 64.0 acres. Receiving streams: unnamed run to North Branch of Browns Run to Browns Run to the Monongahela River (WWF). The first downstream potable water supply intake from the point of discharge is greater than 10 miles from the site. Transfer application received June 29, 2004.

   65990106 and NPDES Permit No. PA0202649. Ralph Smith & Son, Inc. (R. R. 1, Box 185A, Derry, PA 15627), permit renewal for reclamation only to an existing bituminous surface mine in Salem Township, Westmoreland County, affecting 82.5 acres. Receiving streams: unnamed tributaries to Porters Run (CWF). There is no potable water supply intake within 10 miles from the point of discharge. Renewal application received July 6, 2004.

   Moshannon District Mining Office: 186 Enterprise Drive, Philipsburg, PA 16866, (814) 342-8200.

   17040902 and NPDES Permit No. PA0243761. Blue Mountain Coal Company (753 Richards Road, Irvona, PA 16656), commencement, operation and restoration of an incidental coal extraction permit in Chest Township, Clearfield County, affecting 15.6 acres. Receiving streams: Holes Run and unnamed tributary A to Hockenberry Run, both to North Witmer Run to Clearfield Creek (CWF). There is no potable water supply intake within 10 miles from the point of discharge. Application received June 23, 2004.

   17930127 and NPDES Permit No. PA0219703. River Hill Coal Company, Inc. (P. O. Box 141, Kylertown, PA 16847), renewal and transfer of an existing bituminous surface mine permit from Jerry C. Bowman Coal Company. The permit is in Woodward Township, Clearfield County and affects 186.2 acres. Receiving streams: unnamed tributary to Moshannon Creek (CWF), Moshannon Creek (TSF), Whiteside Run, unnamed tributaries to Whiteside Run (CWF). Application received June 9, 2004.

   17703032 and NPDES Permit No. PA0610291. River Hill Coal Company, Inc. (P. O. Box 141, Kylertown, PA 16847), renewal and transfer of an existing bituminous surface mine permit from W. C. Bowman. The permit is in Woodward Township, Clearfield County and affects 116.3 acres. Receiving streams: Moshannon Creek (TSF). Application received June 8, 2004.

   17860122 and NPDES Permit No. PA0115410. AMFIRE Mining Company, LLC (One Energy Place, Latrobe, PA 15650), revision to an existing bituminous surface mine permit for a stream variance. The proposed variance entails the construction and maintenance of a haul road stream crossing on an unnamed tributary to Wallace Run, situated at a point 1,450 feet upstream from the unnamed tributary's confluence with Wallace Run. The permit is in Lawrence Township, Clearfield County and affects 490.5 acres. Application received June 10, 2004.

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-DayDailyInstantaneous
ParameterAverageMaximumMaximum
Suspended solids35 mg/l70 mg/l90 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.

   64002801.  Wayco, Inc. (P. O. Box Y, Waymart, PA 18472), Stages I and II bond release for a quarry operation in South Canaan Township, Wayne County, affecting 5.0 acres on property owned by Chauncey and Ann Frazee. Application received July 1, 2004.

   58020848.  Matt VanDeMark (4 Joan Drive, Tunkhannock, PA 18657), Stages I and II bond release for a quarry operation in Auburn Township, Susquehanna County, affecting 1.0 acre on property owned by James Kernan. Application received July 2, 2004.

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 approval 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 regional 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 regional 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 should 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, 2 East Main Street, Norristown, PA 19401.

   E09-876.  Bensalem Township, 2400 Byberry Road, Bensalem, PA 19067, Bensalem Township, Bucks County, ACOE Philadelphia District.

   To remove the existing Bristol Pike (SR 0013) bridge, a 35-foot long, 14-foot wide by 6-foot high structure and replace with a 72.3-foot long, 24-foot wide by 8-foot high arch bridge across an unnamed tributary of Neshaminy Creek (WWF-MF). The proposed modification and realignment of Bristol Pike (SR 0013) is associated with road improvements for the Deluca Homes, St. Francis Residential Development at the intersection of Street Road (SR 0132) and Bristol Pike (SR 0013). The site is approximately 2,000 feet northeast of intersection of Street Road and Bristol Pike (Beverly, PA-NJ USGS Quadrangle N: 15.84 inches W: 8.4 inches).

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

   E22-475:  84 Lumber Co./Pierce Hardy LP, 1019 Route 519, Bldg. 5, Eighty Four, PA 15330 in Highspire Borough, Dauphin County, ACOE Baltimore District.

   To construct and maintain a one-span bridge attaching to an existing masonry arch crossing extending the crossing an additional 35 linear feet across Laurel Run (WWF), for the purpose of widening the access road leading to the proposed 84 Lumber facility, approximately 1/4 mile downstream of the current Interstate 76 river bridge and about 600 feet southwest of Route 230 (Steelton, PA Quadrangle N: 15.0 inches; W: 6.5 inches) in Highspire Borough, Dauphin County.

   E06-592:  Earl Township, 19 Schoolhouse Road, Boyertown, PA 19512 in Earl Township, Berks County, ACOE Philadelphia District.

   To remove an existing corrugated metal pipe and to construct and maintain a single cell box culvert with the purpose of providing more conveyance capacity over Furnace Run (CWF) (Boyertown, PA Quadrangle N: 18.6 inches; W: 14.3 inches) in Earl Township, Berks County.

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

   E14-464.  Paul Fisher, 168 Beiler Drive, Rebersburg, PA 16872. Fisher Farm bridge in Miles Township, Centre County, ACOE Baltimore District (Millheim, PA Quadrangle N: 12.3 inches; W: 6.6 inches).

   To remove an existing silted-in multiculvert stream crossing and the associated fill, then to construct and maintain a 24-foot clear span concrete/I-beam bridge with the associated concrete wingwalls to allow Elk Creek to restore a natural cross-section at the farm lane stream crossing that is 1.2 miles east of the SR 192 and SR 880 intersection. This project proposes to permanently impact a 40 linear feet of Elk Creek (HQ-CWF).

   E18-376.  John R. Cottoni, 129 Crestmont Drive, Lock Haven, PA 17745. Pavilion construction in Woodland Township, Clinton County, ACOE Baltimore District (Lock Haven, PA Quadrangle N: 5.63 inches; W: 4.25 inches).

   To: (1) construct and maintain a 32-foot by 42-foot open pavilion on a 5-inch concrete/fiber mix pad; (2) place a 12-foot by 16-foot by 16-foot storage shed on skids; and (3) regrade an area 125 linear feet by 35 feet wide of the site in the 100-year floodway of the West Branch Susquehanna River (WWF) on a private lot off Eden Lane immediately west of the intersection of Eden Lane with Water Valley Road. The project will not impact wetlands or waterways while disturbing approximately 0.09 acre of earth.

   E41-539.  Department of Transportation, Engineering District 3-0, P. O. Box 218, Montoursville, PA 17754-0218. SR 0284 Block House Creek bridge replacement in Pine Township, Lycoming County, ACOE Susquehanna River Basin District (Hughesville, PA Quadrangle N: 17.9 inches; W: 14.7 inches).

   To remove an existing single span steel truss bridge and construct and maintain a single span prestressed concrete box beam bridge having a clear span of 92 feet, with a minimum underclearance of 9.85 feet on a skew of 84° over Blockhouse Creek, along SR 0284, 4.5 miles east of the intersection of SR 0015 South and SR 0284 in Pine Township, Lycoming County. This project proposes to have a minimal impact on Blockhouse Creek (CWF). This project proposes to impact 0.01 acre of jurisdictional wetlands.

   E53-402.  Kenneth W. Deboer, 8 Maple Road, Roulette, PA 16746-1536. Deboer private road crossing Trout Brook in Roulette Township, Potter County, Pittsburgh ACOE District (Coudersport, PA Quadrangle N: 5.57 inches; W: 16.25 inches).

   To modify, operate and maintain a private road crossing Trout Brook (CWF) to provide access for a single dwelling residence. The private road crossing shall be constructed with a single corrugated metal culvert pipe having minimum diameter of 5.3 feet and a depression of 1 foot below the existing streambed elevations. The private road crossing Trout Brook shall also include concrete slab headwalls. Since Trout Brook is a wild trout fishery, no construction or future repair work shall be done in the stream channel between October 1 and December 31 without the prior written approval of the Fish and Boat Commission. All modification and future maintenance work shall be conducted at stream low flow. As proposed, the project will not impact wetlands while impacting 50 feet of waterway. The Deboer private road crossing project is along the northern right-of-way of SR 0006 approximately 3,800 feet north of T-323 and SR 0006 intersection. This permit does not authorize any temporary or permanent wetland impacts and as such, the permittee shall ensure no wetland impacts result from any modifications of the private road crossing.

   E55-197.  Department of Transportation, Engineering District 3-0, P. O. Box 218, Montoursville, PA 17754-0218. Water Obstruction and Encroachment permit application in Chapman Township, Snyder County, ACOE Susquehanna River Basin District (Dalmatia, PA Quadrangle N: 11.4 inches; W: 1.8 inches).

   To remove an existing reinforced concrete I-beam bridge and construct and maintain a reinforced concrete box culvert measuring 20 feet wide by 7 feet high in Chapman Creek along SR 2013, Segment 0020 at offset 0000. This project proposes to have a minimal impact on Chapman Creek (WWF). The project does not propose to impact any jurisdictional wetlands.

   E59-458.  Nelson Township Authority, P. O. Box 100, Lakeview Drive, Nelson, PA 16940. Nelson water treatment facility in Nelson Township, Tioga County, ACOE Baltimore District (Elkland, PA Quadrangle N: 19 inches; W: .75 inch).

   The permit application proposes to construct a river intake structure that would be submerged under the existing bed of the Cowanesque River, construction of a wet well within the floodway of the Cowanesque River and to construct a 35-foot by 60-foot pump station in the floodway of the Cowanesque River. The project will impact 270 square feet the Cowanesque River (WWF). This project does not propose any wetland impacts.

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

   E02-1472.  Verona Borough, 736 Railroad Avenue, Verona, PA 15147. Construction of boat dock in Verona Borough, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh ACOE District (Braddock, PA Quadrangle N: 22.0 inches; W: 13.6 inches) (Latitude: 40° 29` 46" and Longitude: 79° 50` 52"). The applicant proposes to construct and maintain a boat dock along the left bank of the Allegheny River (WWF) near River Mile 10.5. This permit will replace the applicants existing General Permits GP020204203 and GP030204206 and cancel the submerged lands license agreement for the general permit for the boat dock.

   E02-1473.  Tech 21 Partners, LP c/o C. B. Richard Ellis, 600 Grant Street, Suite 1400, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2703. Construction of technology/residential park in Marshall Township, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh ACOE District (Mars, PA Quadrangle N: 5.5 inches; W: 14.3 inches) (Latitude: 40° 39` 12" and Longitude: 80° 6` 9"). The applicant proposes to remove the existing structures, to construct and maintain a 12 foot wide by 6 foot high concrete box culvert approximately 120 feet long in a tributary to Brush Creek (WWF), to place and maintain fill in eight wetlands: Wetland B: 1.09 acres, Wetland E: 0.01 acre, Wetland F: 0.01 acre, Wetland G: 0.05 acre, Wetland I: 0.03 acre, Wetland L: 0.002 acre, Wetland M: 0.001 acre and Wetland N: 0.07 acre for a total impact of 1.26 acres (PEM/PSS), to temporarily impact various tributaries to Brush Creek and 0.21 acre of wetlands for utility line crossings, to construct various outfalls to tributaries to Brush Creek, to fill or culvert approximately 975 feet of tributaries to Brush Creek which meets the Department's waiver 105.12(a)(2). To compensate for the stream impacts the applicant proposes to construct and maintain 725 feet of stream enhancements within two tributaries to Brush Creek and to construct and maintain 430 feet of stream relocation/restoration within three tributaries to Brush Creek. To compensate for the wetland impact the applicant proposes to construct and maintain 1.6 acres of replacement wetlands. The proposed impacts are part of a proposed technology park to be known as Tech 21 Research Park in the northwest corner of the Warrendale/Bayne Road and Brush Run Road intersection. The total proposed impacts are 1,095 feet of stream impacts to tributaries to Brush Creek, 1.26 acres of permanent wetland impacts and 0.21 acre of temporary wetland impacts.

   E63-560.  Alex-Canonsburg LP, 219D Grandview Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15211. To construct a new retail development in Canonsburg Borough, Washington County, Pittsburgh ACOE District (Canonsburg, PA Quadrangle N: 1.3 inches; W: 11.0 inches) (Latitude: 40° 15` 26" and Longitude: 80° 12` 14"). The applicant proposes to remove existing structures, to construct and maintain a retail development and its associated parking along the left bank flood way of Chartiers Creek (WWF) for approximately 250 feet and along the right bank of a tributary to Chartiers Creek (WWF) for approximately 230 feet to replace and maintain approximately 14 feet of an existing 24-inch diameter culvert with 36-inch diameter culvert in the same tributary and to construct and maintain an outfall to the same tributary. The project is part of a 13,824 square foot retail development.

   E65-851  Department of Transportation, Engineering District 12-0, P. O. Box 459, Uniontown, PA 15401. Replace culvert in Upper Burrell Township, Westmoreland County, Pittsburgh ACOE District (New Kensington East, PA Quadrangle N: 2.85 inches; W: 9.0 inches) (Latitude: 40° 30` 57" and Longitude: 79° 41` 23"). The applicant proposes to remove the existing structures and to: (1) construct and maintain a precast reinforced concrete box culvert having a single waterway opening 16.0 feet wide and 8.0 feet high (1-foot depressed invert) and 46.1-feet long with concrete wing walls in an unnamed tributary to Pucketa Creek (TSF); (2) construct and maintain a temporary crossing consisting of five 72-inch diameter corrugated metal pipes and upstream of the proposed bridge in an unnamed tributary to Pucketa Creek; and (3) temporarily place and maintain fill in 0.0068 acre of PFO wetland for the purpose of constructing the temporary crossing. The bridge construction project proposes to directly affect 70 linear feet of perennial stream temporarily affect 0.0068 acre of wetland and 75 linear feet of stream.

   Northwest Region: Water Management Program Manager, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335-3481.

   E24-218,  Albert Prechtel, 1300 Brussels Street, St. Marys, PA 15857. North Branch Elk Creek crossing culvert amendment in City of St. Marys, Elk County, ACOE Pittsburgh District (St. Marys, PA Quadrangle N: 11.9 inches; W: 7.4 inches).

   To amend Permit E24-218 which authorizes Albert Prechtel to install and maintain twin 30-foot long, 60-inch diameter concrete culverts in North Branch Elk Creek on a private driveway extending east from Washington Road approximately 1 mile north of SR 1001.

   The proposed amendment is to install and maintain two additional twin 30-foot long, 60-inch diameter concrete culverts in North Branch Elk Creek (CWF, perennial) for a commercial driveway extending east from Washington Road approximately 1 mile north of SR 1001. The project proposes to directly affect a total of approximately 70 linear feet of stream channel.

   E25-685,  Amity Township Supervisors, 15030 Casler Road, Union City, PA 16438. T-490 (Sammons Road Bridge) over UNT Hubbel Run in Amity, Erie County, ACOE Pittsburgh District (Union City, PA Quadrangle N: 22.1 inches; W: 7.4 inches).

   The applicant proposes to remove the existing structure and to construct and maintain a 40-foot long, 10.67-foot wide by 6.9-foot high structural metal plate pipe arch culvert in an unnamed tributary to Hubbel Run (WWF, perennial) on T-490 Sammons Road approximately 0.3 mile east of the intersection of SR 8 and SR 89. The project includes construction of wingwalls. The project proposes to directly affect a total of approximately 60 linear feet of stream channel.

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS

   Northwest Region: Water Management Program Manager, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335-3481.

   EA43-06-004,  Whittaker Corporation, 1955 N. Surveyor Ave., Simi Valley, CA. Mercer Alloys (Whittaker) Site remediation in Pymatuning Township, Mercer County, ACOE Pittsburgh District (Sharpsville, PA Quadrangle N: 19.8 inches; W: 3.7 inches).

   Restoration plan provided under 25 Pa. Code § 105.12(a)(16) for the remediation of the Mercer Alloys (Whittaker) Site at the Reynolds Industrial Park. Restoration includes the removal of radioactive slag and slag-like material from the floodway of the Shenango River based on onsite characterization and hand removal of chunks of radioactive slag from wetlands in the floodway of the Shenango River based on onsite characterization. The site is a waste and slag storage area regulated under United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission Source Material License No. SMA-1018 for the possession of source material and the performance of specified surveillance, maintenance and control activities in support of decontamination and decommissioning.


STORAGE TANKS

SITE-SPECIFIC INSTALLATION PERMITS

   The following Storage Tank Site-Specific Installation Permit application has been received by the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) and is currently under review. Persons wishing to comment on the proposed permit are invited to submit a statement to the Bureau of Land Recycling and Waste Management, Division of Storage Tanks, P. O. Box 8763, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8763 within 30 days from the date of this publication. Comments received within this 30-day period will be considered in the formulation of the final determinations regarding this application. Responses should include the name, address and telephone number of the writer and a concise statement to inform the Department of the exact basis of the comment and the relevant facts upon which it based.


The following applications have been received for Storage Tank Site-Specific Installation Permits under the authority of the Storage Tank Spill Prevention Act (35 P. S. §§ 6021.304, 6021.504, 6021.1101--6021.1102) and 25 Pa. Code Chapter 245, Subchapter C.

SSIP
Application No.
Applicant Name and Address County Municipality Tank Type Tank Capacity
04008 Scott W. Welsh
Penn-Mar Ethanol, LLC
140 Roosevelt Ave.
Suite 208
York, PA 17404
Lancaster Conoy Township 2 ASTs storing ethanol
 
1 AST storing unleaded
   gasoline
2 ASTs storing fuel
   ethanol
1 AST storing sulfuric
   acid
165,000 gallons
each
75,000 gallons
 
750,000 gallons
each
7,000 gallons
 

ACTIONS

THE CLEAN STREAMS LAW AND THE FEDERAL CLEAN WATER ACT

FINAL ACTIONS TAKEN FOR NATIONAL POLLUTION DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM (NPDES) PERMITS AND WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT (WQM) PERMITS

   The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) has taken the following actions on previously received applications for new, amended and renewed NPDES and WQM permits, applications for permit waivers and Notices of Intent (NOI) for coverage under general permits. This notice is provided in accordance with 25 Pa. Code Chapters 91 and 92 and 40 CFR Part 122, implementing provisions of The Clean Streams Law (35 P. S. §§ 691.1--691.1001) and the Federal Clean Water Act.

Location Permit Authority Application Type or Category
Section I NPDES Renewals
Section II NPDES New or amendment
Section III WQM Industrial, sewage or animal wastes; discharges to groundwater
Section IV NPDES MS4 individual permit
Section V NPDES MS4 permit waiver
Section VI NPDES Individual permit stormwater construction
Section VII NPDES NOI for coverage under NPDES general permits

   Sections I--VI contain actions related to industrial, animal or sewage wastes discharges, discharges to groundwater and discharges associated with municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4), stormwater associated with construction activities and concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). Section VII contains notices for parties who have submitted NOIs for coverage under general NPDES permits. The approval for coverage under general NPDES permits is subject to applicable effluent limitations, monitoring, reporting requirements and other conditions set forth in each general permit. The approval of coverage for land application of sewage sludge or residential septage under applicable general permit is subject to pollutant limitations, pathogen and vector attraction reduction requirements, operational standards, general requirements, management practices and other conditions set forth in the respective permit. Permits and related documents, effluent limitations, permitting requirements and other information are on file and may be inspected and arrangements made for copying at the contact office noted before the action.

   Persons aggrieved by an action may appeal, under section 4 of the Environmental Hearing Board Act (35 P. S. § 7514) and 2 Pa.C.S. §§ 501--508 and 701--704 (relating to the Administrative Agency Law), to the Environmental Hearing Board, Second Floor, Rachel Carson State Office Building, 400 Market Street, P. O. Box 8457, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8457, (717) 787-3483. TDD users should contact the Environmental Hearing Board (Board) through the Pennsylvania Relay Service, (800) 654-5984. Appeals must be filed with the Board within 30 days of publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, 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 of the Board at (717) 787-3483. This paragraph does not, in and of itself, create any right of appeal beyond that permitted by applicable statutes and decision law.

   For individuals who wish to challenge an action, appeals must reach the Board within 30 days. A lawyer is not needed to file an appeal with the Board.

   Important legal rights are at stake, however, so individuals should show this notice to a lawyer at once. Persons who cannot afford a lawyer may qualify for free pro bono representation. Call the Secretary to the Board at (717) 787-3483 for more information.


I.  NPDES Renewal Permit Actions

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

NPDES Permit
No. (Type)
Facility Name
and Address
County and
Municipality
Stream Name
(Watershed No.)
EPA Waived
Y/N ?
PA0062961
IW
Laminations, Inc.
1008 S. Irving Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505
Lackawanna County
Scranton
Stafford Meadow Brook
5A
Y

   Northcentral Region: Water Management Program Manager, 208 West Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701.

NPDES Permit
No. (Type)
Facility Name
and Address
County and
Municipality
Stream Name
(Watershed No.)
EPA Waived
Y/N ?
PA0114545
IW
Troy Schoenly
c/o Troy's Suds Depot
P. O. Box 156
Sylvania, PA 16945
Troy Township
Bradford County
South Branch Sugar Creek
4-C
Y
PA0044245
Sewage
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Parker Dam State Park
28 Fairview Road
Penfield, PA 15849
Huston Township
Clearfield County
Laurel Run
8A
Y

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

NPDES Permit
No. (Type)
Facility Name
and Address
County and
Municipality
Stream Name
(Watershed No.)
EPA Waived
Y/N ?
PA0031291
Sewage
YMCA of Pittsburgh
Deer Valley Camp
254 Deer Valley Drive
Fort Hill, PA 15540-2116
Somerset County
Elk Lick Township
Cove Run Y

   Northwest Region: Water Management Program Manager, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335-3481.

NPDES Permit
No. (Type)
Facility Name
and Address
County and
Municipality
Stream Name
(Watershed No.)
EPA Waived
Y/N ?
PA0222747 Seagull Cove Treatment Facility Association
11986 East Lake Road
P. O. Box 506
North East, PA 16428-0506
North East Township
Erie County
Unnamed tributary to Lake Erie
15
Y

II.  New or Expanded Facility Permits, Renewal of Major Permits and EPA Nonwaived Permit Actions

   Southeast Region: Water Management Program Manager, 2 East Main Street, Norristown, PA 19401.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0042617, Industrial Waste, Uniform Tubes, Inc., 200 West Seventh Avenue, Collegeville, PA 19426. This proposed facility is in Trappe Borough, Montgomery County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Applicant granted approval for the renewal to discharge from the facility into an unnamed tributary to Perkiomen Creek, in Watershed 3E.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0012637, Industrial Waste, ConocoPhillips Company, Trainer Oil Refinery, 4101 Post Road, Trainer, PA 19061. This proposed facility is in Trainer Borough, Delaware County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Applicant is granted approval for the renewal to discharge from the facility into Marcus Hook Creek, Stony Creek and Delaware Estuary Zone 4 in Watershed 3G.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0052094, Sewage, Montgomery Sewer Company, Inc., P. O. Box 851, Montgomeryville, PA 18936. This proposed facility is in Montgomery Township, Montgomery County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Applicant granted approval for the renewal to discharge from a facility known as Orchard Dev. STP into Little Neshaminy Creek in Watershed 2F.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0051004, Sewage, Lower Salford Township Authority, P. O. Box 243, Harleysville, PA 19438. This proposed facility is in Lower Salford Township, Montgomery County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Applicant grant approval for the renewal to discharge from a facility known as Indian Hill STP into the West Branch of Skippack Creek in Watershed 3E.

   Southcentral Region: Water Management Program Manager, 909 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110, (717) 705-4707.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0085502, Sewage, DeAnn Corporation, Manada Creek Mobile Home Park, RVG Management and Development Company, 1000 North Front Street, Suite 240, Wormleysburg, PA 17043. This proposed facility is in East Hanover Township, Dauphin County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Authorization to discharge to an unnamed tributary of Manada Creek in Watershed 7-D.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0247081 Amendment No. 1, Sewage, Hopewell Township Supervisors, Tatesville Wastewater Treatment Plant, 2759 Raystown Road, Hopewell, PA 16650. This proposed facility is in Hopewell Township, Bedford County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Authorization to discharge to Pipers Run in Watershed 11-D.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0246760, Industrial Waste, Franklin County General Authority, Cumberland Valley Business Park Water Treatment Plant, 5121A Coffey Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201. This proposed facility is in Greene Township, Franklin County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Authorization to discharge to a dry swale to an unnamed tributary of the Conococheague Creek in Watershed 13-C.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0085928, Industrial Waste, Eldorado Properties Corporation, Highspire Petroleum Storage Terminal, 900 Eisenhower Boulevard, P. O. Box 2621, Harrisburg, PA 17105. This proposed facility is in Lower Swatara Township, Dauphin County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Authorization to discharge to an unnamed tributary of Laurel Run in Watershed 7-C.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0082457, Industrial Waste, Alexandria Borough Water Company, P. O. Box 336, Alexandria, PA 16611. This proposed facility is in Porter Township, Huntingdon County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Authorization to discharge to Robinson Run in Watershed 11-A.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0084468, Amendment, Industrial Waste, Dura-Bond Pipe, LLC, 2716 South Front Street, Steelton, PA 17113. This proposed facility is in Steelton Borough, Dauphin County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Permit transfer.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0088285 Amendment No. 1, CAFO, Kreider Farms, Kreider Dairy Farm, 1461 Lancaster Road, Manheim, PA 17545. This proposed facility is in Penn Township, Lancaster County.

   Description of Size and Scope of Proposed Operation/Activity: Authorization to operate a dairy and poultry operation in Watershed 7-G.

   Northcentral Region: Water Management Program Manager, 208 West Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701, (570) 327 3666.

   PA0034576, Sewerage SIC, 4952, Towanda Municipal Authority, 724 Main Street, Towanda, PA 18848. This existing facility is in Towanda Borough, Bradford County.

   Description of Proposed Activity: This proposed action is for amendment of an NPDES permit to expand an existing discharge of treated sewage wastewater and add stormwater best management practices.

   The receiving stream, Susquehanna River, is in the State Water Plan watershed 4C and classified for WWF. The nearest downstream public water supply intake for the Danville Municipal Authority is on the Susquehanna River, 133 miles below the point of discharge.

   The proposed effluent limits for the expansion of Outfall 001 based on a design flow of 1.74 mgd.

Average Average Daily Instantaneous
Parameter Monthly (mg/l) Weekly (mg/l) Maximum (mg/l) Maximum (mg/l)
CBOD5 25 40 50
TSS 30 45 60
% UV Transmittance Report Daily Minimum
Fecal Coliform
   (5-1 to 9-30) 200 col/100 ml as a geometric mean
   (10-1 to 4-30) 2,000 col/100 ml as a geometric mean
pH 6.0 to 9.0 at all times

   In addition to the effluent limits, the permit contains Part C 8 that requires reporting of sanitary sewer overflows and Part C 9 Stormwater Management.

   PA0228796, SIC 4952, Matthew M. Barr, 667 Marjorie Mae Street, State College, PA 16803. This proposed action is for a new NPDES permit for discharge of treated sewage to Halfmoon Creek in Halfmoon Township, Centre County.

   The receiving stream is in the Little Juniata Watershed (11-A) and classified for HQ, CWF and aquatic life, water supply and recreation.

   For the purpose of evaluating effluent requirements for TDS, NO2-NO3, fluoride and phenolics, the downstream potable water supply considered during the evaluation is the Pennsylvania American Water Company below the discharge on the West Branch Susquehanna River.

   Outfall 001: The proposed effluent limits, based on a design flow of 0.0006 mgd, are:

AverageInstantaneous
Parameter Monthly (mg/l) Maximum (mg/l)
CBOD5 10 20
Suspended Solids 10 20
Free Chlorine Residual Monitor
Fecal Coliform
   (5-1 to 9-30) 200/100 ml as a geometric average
   (10-1 to 4-30) 200/100 ml as a geometric average
pH 6.0--9.0 SU at all times

   The EPA waiver is in effect.


III.  WQM Industrial Waste and Sewerage Actions under The Clean Streams Law (35 P. S. §§ 691.1--691.1001)

   Southcentral Region: Water Management Program Manager, 909 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110, (717) 705-4707.

   WQM Permit No. 0503404 Amendment 04-1, Sewerage, Hopewell Township Supervisors, 2759 Raystown Road, Hopewell, PA 16650. This proposed facility is in Hopewell Township, Bedford County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Approval for the construction/operation of sewage treatment facilities, sewers and appurtenances and pump stations.

   WQM Permit No. 2104406, Sewerage, Hampden Township Sewer Authority, 230 South Sporting Hill Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055. This proposed facility is in Hampden Township, Cumberland County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Approval for the construction/operation of sewerage facilities consisting of an upgrade of pump station no. 8 by installing three new pumps and a new channel grinder.

   WQM Permit No. 2104402, Sewerage, Silver Spring Township Authority, 6415 Rear Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. This proposed facility is in Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Approval of construction/operation of a pump station and force main serving the new Golden Triangle Industrial Park and the existing Leiby Mobile Home Park.

   WQM Permit No. 3804201, Industrial Waste, CHP Acquisition, LLC, 220 North Center Street, Fredericksburg, PA 17026. This proposed facility is in Bethel Township, Lebanon County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Approval of the construction of operation facilities consisting of equalization tank, two forward flow pumps, coarse bubble diffusers and three blowers.

   WQM Permit No. 2804201, Industrial Waste, Franklin County General Authority, 5121-A Coffey Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201. This proposed facility is in Greene Township, Franklin County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Approval of the construction/operation of industrial wastewater facilities consisting of a circular gravity setting tank/clarifier will be added to process the backwash from the rapid sand filters and the solids from the primary settling and flocculation tanks.

   WQM Permit No. 3104201, Industrial Waste, Alexandria Borough Water Authority, P. O. Box 336, Alexandria, PA 16611. This proposed facility is in Porter Township, Huntingdon County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Approval for the construction and operation of industrial wastewater facilities.

   WQM Permit No. 3602401, Industrial Waste, Frey Brothers, Inc., 372 Puseyville Road, Quarryville, PA 17566. This proposed facility is in East Drumore and Little Britain Township, Lancaster County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Construction/operation of a 324,255 cf (2.4 mg) impoundment with a double liner and leak detection system to collect stormwater runoff from hardwood mulch piles.

   WQM Permit No. 0104201, CAFO, Mason Dixon Farms, Inc., 1750 Mason Dixon, Gettysburg, PA 17325. This proposed facility is in Freed and Cumberland Townships, Adams County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Construction/operation of manure storage facilities for a 4,207 AEU CAFO at the location identified in Part B. The facilities approved for construction and operation under this permit are as follows: construction of circular concrete manure storage tank to be used to transfer manure from a free stall barn to the manure digester.

   Northcentral Region: Water Management Program Manager, 208 West Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701.

   WQM Permit No. 1204401, Sewerage 4952, Mid-Cameron Authority, 421 North Broad Street, Emporium, PA 15834. This existing facility is in Shippen Township, Cameron County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Mid-Cameron Authority is approved for treatment upgrades and an increase in design flow of their wastewater treatment plant in Shippen Township, Cameron County. The treatment upgrades will provide for the existing needs as identified in the Act 537 Plan and will also reduce the number of combined sewer overflow events.

   WQM Permit No. 1703404, Sewerage 4952, Westover Borough, P. O. Box 199, Westover, PA 16692-0199. This proposed facility is in Westover Borough, Clearfield County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Applicant granted Part II permit for the construction of 0.051 mgd wastewater treatment plant, approximately 21,000 feet of gravity sewer, 550 feet of force main, two grinder pumps and one wastewater pumping station.

   WQM Permit No. 1404402, Sewerage 4952, Matthew M. Barr, 667 Marjorie May Street, State College, PA 16803. This proposed facility is in Halfmoon Township, Centre County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Construction of small flow sewage treatment system.

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

   WQM Permit No. 0490403-A3, Sewage, Center Township Sewer Authority, 224 Center Grange Road, Aliquippa, PA 15001. This proposed facility is in Center Township, Beaver County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Installation of approximately 4,700 feet of 15-inch interceptor sewer and appurtenances.

   WQM Permit No. 1104403, Sewerage, Cambria Township Sewer Authority. This proposed facility is in Cambria Township, Cambria County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Construction and modification of the Colver Wastewater Treatment Plant and sewer improvements.

   WQM Permit No. 1185402-A4, Sewerage, Municipal Authority of the Borough of Ebensburg, 300 West High Street, Ebensburg, PA 15931. This proposed facility is in Cambria Township, Cambria County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Construction and modification of the Ebensburg Borough wastewater treatment plant and sewer improvements.

   WQM Permit No. 6598406-A1, Sewage, John Edward Schmidt, R. R. 2, Box 164A, Route 66, Pfeffer Road, Export, PA 15632-9412. This proposed facility is in Washington Township, Westmoreland County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Construction of a 3,000-gallon equalization tank at the head of the existing sewage treatment plant.

   Northwest Region: Water Management Program Manager, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335-3481.

   WQM Permit No. 3704405, Sewerage, North Beaver Township Municipal Authority, 861 Mt. Jackson Road, New Castle, PA 16102. This proposed facility is in North Beaver Township, Lawrence County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: This project is for the construction of a sewer extension to serve the William Gwin five-lot subdivision.


IV.  NPDES Stormwater Discharges from MS4 Permit Actions


V.  NPDES Waiver Stormwater Discharges from MS4 Actions


VI.  NPDES Discharges of Stormwater Associated with Construction Activities Individual Permit Actions

   Southeast Region: Water Management Program Manager, 2 East Main Street, Norristown, PA 19401.

NPDES Permit No. Applicant Name and Address County Municipality Receiving Water/Use
PAI011504003 Custom Woodworking
Levis Stoltzfus Furniture Retail Store
3400 Horseshoe Pike
Honey Brook, PA 19344-8647
Chester Honeybrook Township West Branch Brandywine Creek
HQ-TSF-MF
PAI011504016 Calvary Baptist Church of Pottstown Development
2096 Schuylkill Road
Pottstown, PA 19465
Chester East Coventry Township Unnamed tributary Schuylkill River
HQ-TSF

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

NPDES Permit No. Applicant Name and Address County Municipality Receiving Water/Use
PAI025204004 Nemanie Village, Inc.
P. O. Box 77
Hawley, PA 18428
Pike Palmyra Township Wallenpaupack Creek
HQ-CWF
PAI025403001 Ringtown Valley Sunrise Enterprises
401 West Preston Ave.
Girardville, PA 17935
Schuylkill Ringtown Borough
Union Township
Little Catawissa Creek
HQ-CWF
Dark Run
HQ-CWF
PAI026603001 Department of Transportation
Engineering District 4-0
P. O. Box 111
Scranton, PA 18501
Wyoming Monroe Township Bowman Creek
HQ-CWF

   Northcentral Region: Water Management Program Manager, 208 West Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701.

NPDES Permit No. Applicant Name and Address County Municipality Receiving Water/Use
PAS101718-1 Dennis Raybuck President
International Custom Products Inc.
Oklahoma-Salem Road
DuBois, PA 15801
Clearfield Sandy Township Reisinger Run
CWF

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

   Beaver County Conservation District: 1000 Third Street, Suite 202, Beaver, PA 15009-2026, (724) 774-7090.

NPDES Permit No. Applicant Name and Address County Municipality Receiving Water/Use
PAI050404002
(previously published as application PAI050403001)
NVR Building Products
Darlington Plant
189 Little Beaver Rd.
Enon Valley, PA 16120
Beaver Darlington Township North Fork of Little Beaver Creek
HQ-CWF

VII.  Approvals to Use NPDES and/or Other General Permits

   The EPA Region III Administrator has waived the right to review or object to this permit action under the waiver provision 40 CFR 123.23(d).


List of NPDES and/or Other General Permit Types

PAG-1 General Permit for Discharges from Stripper Oil Well Facilities
PAG-2 General Permit for Discharges of Stormwater Associated with Construction Activities (PAR)
PAG-3 General Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Industrial Activities
PAG-4 General Permit for Discharges from Single Residence Sewage Treatment Plants
PAG-5 General Permit for Discharges from Gasoline Contaminated Ground Water Remediation Systems
PAG-6 General Permit for Wet Weather Overflow Discharges from Combined Sewer Systems
PAG-7 General Permit for Beneficial Use of Exceptional Quality Sewage Sludge by Land Application
PAG-8 General Permit for Beneficial Use of Nonexceptional Quality Sewage Sludge by Land Application to Agricultural Land, Forest, a Public Contact Site or a Land Reclamation Site
PAG-8 (SSN) Site Suitability Notice for Land Application under Approved PAG-8 General Permit Coverage
PAG-9 General Permit for Beneficial Use of Residential Septage by Land Application to Agricultural Land, Forest or a Land Reclamation Site
PAG-9 (SSN) Site Suitability Notice for Land Application under Approved PAG-9 General Permit Coverage
PAG-10 General Permit for Discharge Resulting from Hydrostatic Testing of Tanks and Pipelines
PAG-11 (To Be Announced)
PAG-12 CAFOs
PAG-13 Stormwater Discharges from MS4

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