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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(a) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C.A. § 1341(a)).

WATER OBSTRUCTIONS AND ENCROACHMENTS

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

   E46-999. JC Melrose CC, Inc., 7600 Tookany Creek Parkway, Cheltenham, PA 19012, Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, ACOE Philadelphia District.

   To construct and maintain a pedestrian bridge across Tacony Creek. The site is located approximately 1,200 feet southwest of the intersection of Levick Street and Tookany Creek Parkway. (Frankford, PA-NJ USGS Quadrangle N:  9.6 inches, W:  14.7 inches).

   EA46-016. Sapphire Development Company, 357 S. Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA 19401, New Hanover Township, Montgomery County, ACOE Philadelphia District.

   To impact 0.06 acre of wetland (PSS) associated with the construction of a nonjurisdictional dam, which will facilitate a stormwater management basin in the proposed Trotter's Gait Residential Development. The work includes a proposal to construct 0.06 acre of replacement wetland onsite.

   This site is located approximately 1,200 feet northwest of the intersection of Dotterer Road and Layfield Road (SR 0663), (Sassamansville, PA USGS Quadrangle N:  10.8 inches; W:  11.4 inches).

   E46-996. New Hanover Township, 2943 Charlotte Street, Gilbertsville, PA 19525-9718, New Hanover Township, Montgomery County, ACOE Philadelphia District.

   To place fill in 0.03 acre of wetland (PSS) associated with the widening of Dotterer Road, adjacent to the proposed trotter's gait residential development.

   This site is located approximately 1,200 feet northwest of the intersection of Dotterer Road and Layfield Road (SR 0663), (Sassamansville, PA USGS Quadrangle N:  10.8 inches; W:  11.4 inches) in New Hanover Township, Montgomery County.

   E23-462. James Caufield, Section Chief, PA Historical and Museum Commission, Baltimore Pike and Ring Road, Chadds Ford, PA 19317, Chadds Ford Township, Delaware County, ACOE Philadelphia District.

   To construct and maintain a utility line crossing under existing culvert across UNT to Harvey Run. The proposed utility line crossing is required for water supply to Historical site for sprinkler system in State-owned historical buildings.

   The site is located at crossing of Baltimore Pike and Ring Road (Wilmington North, DEL-PA USGS Quadrangle N:  22.10 inches W:  10.5 inches).

   Northeast Region:  Watershed Management Program Manager, 2 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0790, (570) 826-2511.

   E48-374. Stephen J. and Lisa K. Laubach, 316 Persimmon Lane, Bangor, PA 18013-6039, in Upper Mount Bethel Township, Northampton County, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District.

   To construct and maintain a 4-inch diameter sanitary sewer line stream crossing in a tributary to Martins Creek (TSF) and adjacent wetlands. This work is associated with the construction of a proposed house on the east side of Township Road T743 (Fox Gap Road) (Stroudsburg, PA Quadrangle N:  7.3 inches; W:  12.0 inches).

   E13-153. Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Forestry--District 18, 890 SR 0903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District.

   To construct and maintain a dry hydrant in Buckwha Creek (HQ-CWF, MF), for the purpose of providing fire protection (Palmerton, PA Quadrangle N:  13.7 inches; W:  3.1 inches).

   E13-154. Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Forestry--District 18, 890 SR 0903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District.

   To construct and maintain a dry hydrant in Towamensing Lake (HQ-CWF), for the purpose of providing fire protection (Pohopoco Mountain, PA Quadrangle N:  21.3 inches; W:  10.3 inches).

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

   E67-807: Worthington Investments, LLP, Eight Greenspring Valley Road, Suite 200, Owings Mills, MD 21117 in Conewago Township, York County, ACOE Baltimore District.

   To construct and maintain a 6.0-foot high, 25.0-foot span, 55.0-foot long reinforced concrete box culvert with rip-rap rock aprons in Locust Run (TSF) at a point just East of Canal Road (Dover, PA Quadrangle N:  5.7 inches, W:  5.1 inches; Latitude: 40° 3` 50", Longitude: 76° 78` 40") in Conewago Township, York County.

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

   E17-421. Lilavati Corporation, 1383 Treasure Lake, Dubois, PA 15801. Water Obstruction and Encroachment Joint Permit Application for hotel and restaurant/conference center complex, in Sandy Township, Clearfield County, ACOE Pittsburgh District (Falls Creek, PA Quadrangle N:  3.3 inches; W:  5.3 inches).

   The applicant proposes to place and maintain fill within 0.52 acre of PSS/PEM wetlands, and redirect 150 feet of an ephemeral watercourse tributary to Slab Run for the purposes of constructing a 71-unit hotel and 200-patron restaurant/conference center complex on a 8.36 acres site. The wetlands are classified as ''other wetlands'' by the Department. The watercourse has a 6 acre drainage area at the site location. Slab Run has a 25 Pa. Code Chapter 93 water use protection designation of CWF. The project is sited immediately south of the SR 219 and Interstate 80 interchange, approximately 2,000 feet west of Falls Creek, PA. The applicant is proposing to replace the 0.52 acre wetland impact onsite through the construction of 0.56 acre of wetlands.

   E17-423. Clearfield County, 203 East Market Street, Clearfield, PA 16830. Burnside Township Road No. 315 (T-315) Bridge Replacement across West Branch Susquehanna River in Burnside Township, Clearfield County, ACOE Baltimore District (Burnside, PA Quadrangle N:  7.9 inches; W:  3.2 inches).

   To remove an existing structure and construct, operate and maintain a two-span prestressed spread box beam bridge to carry T-315 over West Branch Susquehanna River (WWF). The two-span bridge shall be constructed with a minimum clear span of 170 feet along the roadway centerline, and an underclearance of 14.1 feet. Construction of in-stream bridge appurtenances and temporary structures shall be conducted during stream low flow, and dry work conditions by dams and pumping, fluming or diverting stream flow around work areas. The bridge replacement project will permanently impact 0.05 acre of wetlands and 110 feet of stream channel that is located at the western right-of-way of SR 0219, at the intersection of T-315 and SR 0219. This permit also authorizes construction, operation, maintenance and removal of temporary cofferdams, stream diversions and roadway crossings. All temporary structures shall be constructed of clean rock, which is free of fines. Upon project completion, all temporary structures shall be removed with the disturbed areas restored to original contours and elevations. The Department of Environmental Protection deems the 0.05 acre of wetland permanently impacted by the project as de minimis, and as such, the permittee shall not be required to construct replacement wetland to mitigate the permanent impact.

   E60-179. Peter M. Brinkmann, 110 Fisher Circle, Mifflinburg, PA 17844. Site Restoration, in West Buffalo Township, Union County, ACOE Baltimore District (Mifflinburg, PA Quadrangle N:  15.89 inches; W:  13.19 inches).

   To construct, operate and maintain a rock-lined 100-foot long by 6-foot wide by 2-foot deep interceptor drainage ditch and its rock-lined outfall apron to a UNT to North Branch Buffalo Creek located 200 feet upstream of the second stream crossing of Fisher Circle Road. This project proposes to impact 8 linear feet of the left bank of the UNT tributary of North Branch Buffalo Creek that is classified as a HQ-CWF.

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

   E63-589. Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc., 150 Arentzen Boulevard, Charleroi, PA 15022. To construct and maintain a natural gas pipeline in Peters and North Strabane Townships, Washington County, Pittsburgh ACOE District. (Canonsburg, PA Quadrangle N:  3.6 inches; W:  1. 0 inches; and Latitude: 40° 16` 10" Longitude: 80° 07` 55.4"). The applicant proposes to construct and maintain a 4-inch diameter; natural gas pipeline along and across Canonsburg Lake on Chartiers Creek (WWF) for approximately 445 feet by means of the directional bore method.

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS

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

   EA48-008NE. Northampton County, Greystone Building Complex, Nazareth, PA 18064. Upper Mount Bethel Township, Northampton County, United States Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District.

   To restore and maintain: 1) a public boat launching facility; and 2) the alignment of Mill Creek to its preflood configuration, which were altered by recent floods. The project is located on County property at Doe Hollow Park, just southeast of the intersection of River Road and Riverton Road (Belvidere, PA-NJ Quadrangle N:  15.9 inches; W:  13.4 inches).

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 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 and 6021.1102) and under 25 Pa. Code Chapter 245, Subchapter C.


SSIP
Application
No.
Applicant Name &
Address
County Municipality Tank
Type
Tank
Capacity
06015 Sunnyside Ethanol, LLC
5000 McKnight Rd. Suite 405
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Attn:  Richard DeCesar
Clearfield Curwensville Borough Eight ASTs storing petroleum products and hazardous substances 1,264,400 gallons total petroleum products
 
90,200 gallons total hazardous substances

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 No.
(Type)
Facility Name & Address County & Municipality Stream Name
(Watershed #)
EPA Waived Y/N ?
PA0029874 Skytop Lodge Corporation
1 Skytop
Skytop, PA 18357
Barrett Township
Monroe County
Levitt Branch
(1E)
Y

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

NPDES No.
(Type)
Facility Name & Address County & Municipality Stream Name
(Watershed #)
EPA Waived Y/N ?
PA0082601
(Sewage)
James Decker, Jr.
Hartslog Courts
R. R. 7, Box 919
Altoona, PA 16601
Huntingdon County
Porter Township
UNT Crooked Creek
11-B
Y
PA0081582
(Sewage)
William Horner
Possum Valley Municipal Authority
P. O. Box 420
Bendersville, PA 17306
Adams County
Menallen Township
Opossum Creek
7-F
Y
PA0084221
(Sewage)
Reed Clingerman
Hidden Springs Campground
P. O. Box 190
Flintstone, MD 21530
Bedford County
Southampton Township
Rocky Gap Run
13-A
Y

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

NPDES No.
(Type)
Facility Name & Address County & Municipality Stream Name
(Watershed #)
EPA Waived Y/N ?
PA0114677 Coastal Aluminum Rolling Mills, Inc.
2475 Trenton Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701-7904
Lycoming County City of Williamsport UNT to Fox Hollow SWP
10A
Y
PA0032352 Williamsport Area School District
Hepburn Lycoming Elementary School
R. R. 2
Cogan Station, PA 17728-9802
Lycoming County
Hepburn Township
Lycoming Creek
(10A)
Y
PA0033316 Knittle Enterprise
Pine Crest Villlage MHP
170 Pinecrest Drive
Williamsport, PA 17701-9325
Lycoming County
Eldred Township
UNT to Millers Run
(10B)
Y
PA0010430
IW
Hanover Foods Corporation
P. O. Box 193
Centre Hall, PA 16828
Centre County
Potter Township
Sinking Creek 6A Y
PA0113069
SP
Greenwood Township Municipal Authority
90 Shed Road
Millville, PA 17846
Columbia County
Greenwood Township
Rickard Hollow 5C Y
PA0110540
(NIWM)
Furman Foods Inc.
P. O. Box 500
Northumberland, PA 17857-0500
Northumberland County
Point Township
West Branch Susquehanna River
10D
Y
PA0209562
IW
Eagle Environmental II, LP
11 New Street
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Clearfield County
Chest Township
Chest Creek, Pine Run
UNT to Pine Run and UNT to North Camp Run 8B
Y
PA0228435 Brady Township
1986 Elimsport Road
Montgomery, PA 17752
Lycoming County
Brady Township
UNT of Black Run
10C
Y
PA0114936
SP
BCI Municipal Authority
Cressview Street Extension
Irvona, PA 16656
Clearfield County
Irvona Borough
Clearfield Creek 8C Y
PA0044032
(Industrial Wastewater)
Fish and Boat Commission
Upper Spring Creek State Fish Hatchery
1735 Shiloh Road
State College, PA 16801-8495
Benner Township
Centre County
Spring Creek
9C
Y
PA0039144
(Industrial Wastewater)
Fish and Boat Commission
Oswayo State Fish Hatchery
96 State Route 244 East
Coudersport, PA 16915-9646
Oswayo Township
Potter County
Oswayo Creek
16C
Y

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

NPDES No.
(Type)
Facility Name & Address County & Municipality Stream Name
(Watershed #)
EPA Waived Y/N
PA0002593
Industrial Waste
Summerill Tube Corporation
P. O. Box 302, Franklin Street
Scottdale, PA 15683
Westmoreland County
Borough of Scottdale
Stauffer Run Y
PA0033219
Sewage
J. William Dyer
P. O. Box 364
Sewickley, PA 15143-0364
Beaver County
New Sewickley Township
UNT of Brush Creek Y
PA0097799
Sewage
Jerry F. Smith
1001 Clubhouse Drive
Donegal, PA 15628
Westmoreland County
Donegal Township
Minnow Run Y

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

NPDES No.
(Type)
Facility Name & Address County & Municipality Stream Name
(Watershed #)
EPA Waived Y/N ?
PA0035581 Department of Transportation
Bureau of Design
McKean Co. Maintenance Building
P. O. Box 3060
Harrisburg, PA 17105-3060
Lafayette Township
McKean County
UNT to Three Mile Run
16-B
Y
PA0238414 Roger A. and Amy L. Sandak SFTF
124 Memory Lane
New Castle, PA 16101
Waterford Township
Erie County
LeBoeuf Creek
20-A
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. PA0010944 Amendment No. 1, IW, Occidental Chemical Company, 375 Armand Hammer Boulevard, Lower Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County.

   The following notice reflects changes to the notice published at 36 Pa.B. 2028 (April 29, 2006):

Trichloroethene (TCE) effluent limit = 0.0045 mg/l
Cis-1,2-Dichloroethene (DCE) effluent limit = 0.00275 mg/l
Addition of chemical addition monitoring for algae and fouling control.
VOC testing utilizing USEPA Method 624.
Addition of Best Management Practices to drainage swale.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0035769, Industrial Waste, Smithfield Beef Group, Inc. (Moyer Packing Company), P. O. Box 23000 Green Bays, WI 54305-3000. This proposed facility is located in Franconia Township, Montgomery County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Approval for the renewal to discharge from a facility located at 741 Souder Road into the Skippack Creek in Watershed 3E.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0051713, Industrial Waste, Degussa Corporation, 1200 West Front Street, Chester PA 19013. This proposed facility is located in the City of Chester, Delaware County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Approval for the renewal and increase the discharge from the facility into Delaware Estuary Zone 4 in Watershed 3G-Ridley.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0021857, Sewage, Souderton Borough, 31 West Summit Street, Souderton, PA 18964. This proposed facility is located in Franconia Township, Montgomery County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Approval for the renewal to discharge treated sewage into a UNT to Skippack Creek in Watershed 3E.Perkiomen Creek Watershed.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0025976, Sewage, Upper Moreland Hatboro Joint Sewer Authority, 2875 Terwood Road, P. O. Box 535. Willow Grove, PA 19090-0535. This proposed facility is located in Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Approval for the renewal to discharge treated sewage into Pennypack Creek in Watershed 3J.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0058378, Sewage, Upper Uwchlan Township Municipal Authority, 140 Pottstown Pike, Chester springs, PA 19425. This proposed facility is located in Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Approval for the renewal to discharge treated from a facility known as St. Andrews Brae STP into the Black Horse Creek in Watershed 3H.

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

   NPDES Permit No. PA0246867, Transfer, Sewage, Dusan Bratic, Plaza Management, Inc., 150 Nationwide Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17110. This proposed facility is located in Reed Township, Dauphin County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Transfer of Permit.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0248029, Sewage, Hustontown Joint Sewage Authority, P. O. Box 606, Hustontown, PA 17229. This proposed facility is located in Dublin and Taylor Townships, Fulton County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Authorization to discharge to a UNT of the Lamberson Branch in Watershed 12-C.

   Northcentral Region: Water Management Program Manager, 208 West Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701, (570) 327-0530.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0010553, Industrial Wastewater (SIC code 0921), Fish and Boat Commission, Benner Springs State Fish Hatchery, 1735 Shiloh Road, State College, PA 16801-8495. This facility is located in Benner Township, Centre County.

   Description of Action/Activity: The action is the renewal of NPDES permit (PA0010553) for two discharges (Outfall 001and Outfall 002) of treated industrial wastewater generated at the Benner Springs State Fish Hatchery.

   he receiving stream, Spring Creek, is in the State Water Plan Watershed 9C and is classified for HQ-CWF, water supply, recreation and fish consumption. The nearest downstream public water supply intake is located on the West Branch Susquehanna River near Milton, PA. The discharge is not expected to affect the water supply.

   The effluent limits for Discharge 001, based on a design flow of 9.216 mgd, are:

Mass (lbs) Mass (lb/day) Concentration (mg/l)
Total Total Average Maximum Average Maximum Instantaneous
Parameter Annual Monthly Monthly Daily Monthly Daily Maximum mg/l
Flow (mgd) Report Report
pH (S.U.) Within range 6.0 to 9.0
D.O. Report
CBOD5 384.3 768.6 5.0 10.0 12.5
TSS Report Report 461.2 922.3 6.0 12.0 15.0
Dissolved P 23.1 46.1 0.3 0.6 0.75
Total P Report* Report Report
NH3-N Report 76.9 153.7 1.0 2.0 2.5
Formaldehyde 76.9 153.7 1.0 2.0 2.5
Total N Report* Report Report
Kjeldahl N Report Report
NO2/NO3 N Report Report
Particulate Org Carbon Report Report Report Report

   *Limits to be established after 2 years of monitoring.

   The effluent limits for Discharge 002, based on a design flow of 1.296 mgd, are:

Mass (lbs) Mass (lb/day) Concentration (mg/l)
Total Total Average Maximum Average Maximum Instantaneous
Parameter Annual Monthly Monthly Daily Monthly Daily Maximum mg/l
Flow (mgd) Report Report
PH (S.U.) Within range 6.0 to 9.0
D.O. Report Report
CBOD5 54.0 108.0 5.0 10.0 12.5
TSS Report Report 64.9 129.7 6.0 12.0 15.0
Dissolved P 2.0 4.0 0.3 0.6 0.75
Total P Report* Report Report
NH3-N Report 10.8 21.6 1.0 2.0 2.5
Formaldehyde 10.8 21.6 1.0 2.0 2.5
Total N Report* Report Report
Kjeldahl N Report Report
NO2/NO3-N Report Report
Particulate Org Carbon Report Report Report Report

   *Limits to be established after 2 years of monitoring.

   In addition to the effluent limits, the permit contains the following major special conditions:

   Part C I.  Solids Management.

   Part C II.  Affirmative Defense Provisions.

   Part C III.  Therapeutic Chemical Use Requirements.

   Part C IV.  BMP Implementation to maintain liner and baffles in existing polishing pond and install high capacity microscreen or microfilter units.

   Part C V.  Schedule of Compliance and limits on biomass production if schedules are not maintained.

   Part C VI.  Allowable Annual TSS Effluent Loading--36,110 pounds per year.

   Persons may make an appointment to review the Department files on this case by calling the file review coordinator at (570) 327-3693.

   The EPA waiver is in effect.

   NPDES Permit No. PA0010561, Industrial Wastewater (SIC code 0921), Fish and Boat Commission, 1735 Shiloh Road, State College, PA 16801-8495. This facility is the Pleasant Gap State Fish Hatchery located in Benner Township, Centre County.

   Description of Action/Activity: The action is the renewal of NPDES permit (PA0010561) for two discharge points (Outfall 001 and Outfall 002) of treated industrial wastewater generated at the Pleasant Gap State Fish Hatchery. Outfall 002 is an alternate discharge point to Outfall 001, and is only used when the existing settling lagoons are being cleaned. Outfall 001 and Outfall 002 are not to be operated simultaneously.

   The receiving stream, Spring Creek, is in the State Water Plan Watershed 9C and is classified for HQ-CWF, water supply, recreation and fish consumption. The nearest downstream public water supply intake is located on the West Branch Susquehanna River near Milton, PA. The discharge is not expected to affect the water supply.

   The effluent limits for Discharge 001, based on a design flow of 5.508 mgd, are:

Mass (lbs) Mass (lb/day) Concentration (mg/l)
Total Total Average Maximum Average Maximum Instantaneous
Parameter Annual Monthly Monthly Daily Monthly Daily Maximum mg/l
Flow (mgd) Report Report
PH (S.U.) Within range 6.0 to 9.0
D.O. Report Report
CBOD5 230.0 460.0 5.0 10.0 12.5
TSS Report Report 275.6 551.2 6.0 12.0 15.0
Dissolved P 13.8 27.6 0.3 0.6 0.75
Total P Report Report Report
NH3-N Report 46.0 92.0 1.0 2.0 2.5
Formaldehyde 46.0 92.0 1.0 2.0 2.5
Total N Report Report Report
Kjeldahl N Report Report
NO2/NO3 N Report Report
Particulate Organic Carbon Report Report Report Report

   The effluent limits for Discharge 002, based on a design flow of 5.508 mgd, are:

Mass (lbs) Mass (lb/day) Concentration (mg/l)
Total Total Average Maximum Average Maximum Instantaneous
Parameter Annual Monthly Monthly Daily Monthly Daily Maximum mg/l
Flow (mgd) Report Report
PH (S.U.) Within range 6.0 to 9.0
D.O. Report Report
CBOD5 230.0 460.0 5.0 10.0 12.5
TSS Report Report 275.6 551.2 6.0 12.0 15.0
Dissolved P 13.8 27.6 0.3 0.6 0.75
Total P Report Report Report
NH3-N Report 46.0 92.0 1.0 2.0 2.5
Formaldehyde 46.0 92.0 1.0 2.0 2.5
Total N Report Report Report
Kjeldahl N Report Report
NO2/NO3-N Report Report
Particulate Org Carbon Report Report Report Report

   In addition to the effluent limits, the permit contains the following major special conditions:

   Part C I.  Solids Management.

   Part C II.  Affirmative Defense Provisions.

   Part C III.  Therapeutic Chemical Use Requirements.

   Part C IV.  BMP Implementation to maintain liner and baffles in existing polishing pond and install high capacity microscreen or microfilter units.

   Part C V.  Schedule of Compliance and limits on biomass production if schedules are not maintained.

   Part C VI.  Allowable Annual TSS Effluent Loading--18,950 pounds per year.

   Part C VII.  Fish Biomass Quarterly Reporting.

   Part C VIII.  Outfall 001 and Outfall 002 are not to be operated simultaneously.

   Persons may make an appointment to review the Department files on this case by calling the file review coordinator at (570) 327-3693.

   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. 2202405, Transfer 1, Sewerage, Dusan Bratic, Plaza Management, Inc., 150 Nationwide Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17110. This proposed facility is located in Reed Township, Dauphin County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Transfer of Permit (Riverside Apartments).

   WQM Permit No. 2206403, Sewerage, Adelaide Fuhrman, Dauphin Borough, P. O. Box 487, Dauphin, PA 17018. This proposed facility is located in Dauphin Borough, Dauphin County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Authorization for the construction/operation of sewerage facilities consisting of an aerated grit chamber, duplex pump station, and force main.

   WQM Permit No. 2803407, Transfer 1, Sewerage, Dorsey Builders, Inc. 13090 Old Frederick Road, Skesville, MD 21784. This proposed facility is located in Mercersburg Borough and Peters Township, Franklin County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Transfer of Permit (Findlay Park PS and Sewage System).

   WQM Permit No. 2906401, Sewerage, Hustontown Joint Sewage Authority, P. O. Box 606, Hustontown, PA 17229. This proposed facility is located in Dublin and Taylor Townships, Fulton County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Approval for the construction of sewerage facilities consisting of modification of the existing treatment plant to include construction of a new 0.028 mgd Sequencing Batch Reactor, chlorine disinfection, and direct discharge to a UNT of Lamberson Branch. Also, the existing Bioclere treatment units and the drain field will be abandoned..

   WQM Permit No. WQG02280605, Sewerage, Charles Goetz, Antrim Township Municipal Authority, 10655 Antrim Church Road, P. O. Box 130, Greencastle, PA 17225. This proposed facility is located in Antrim Township, Franklin County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Authorization for the construction/operation of Pembrokeshire Development Pump Station No. 25.

   WQM Permit No. WQG02280603, Sewerage, Charles Goetz, Antrim Township Municipal Authority, 10655 Antrim Church Road, P. O. Box 130, Greencastle, PA 17225. This proposed facility is located in Antrim Township, Franklin County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Authorization for the construction/operation of the Rochester Place Pump Station.

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

   WQM Permit No. WQG01590602, Sewerage, United States Army Corps of Engineers, R. D. 1, Box 65, Tioga, PA 16946-9733. This facility is located in Lawrence Township, Tioga County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: The applicant is approved for the use of a Water Quality Management General Permit to construct and operate an existing small flow treatment facility at the Cowanesque Dam. The treatment system consists of a septic tank, subsurface sand filter, chlorination and a discharge to the Cowanesque Lake (WWF).

   WQM Permit No. WQG01590603, Sewerage, United States Army Corps of Engineers, R. D. 1, Box 65, Tioga, PA 16946-9733. This facility is located in Tioga Township, Tioga County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: The applicant is approved for the use of a Water Quality Management General Permit to construct and operate an existing small flow treatment facility at the Tioga-Hammond Dam. The treatment system consists of a septic tank, subsurface sand filter, chlorination and a discharge to the Tioga River (CWF).

   WQG Permit No. WQG 01170601, Sewerage, Travis P. Smith, 211 Main Street, Troutville, PA 15866. This proposed facility will be located at Gearhart Lane, DuBois in Brady Township, Clearfield County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Permit issuance for a small flow treatment facility consisting of a septic tank, effluent filter, sand filter, chlorination and discharge.

   WQM Permit No. WQG02590601, Sewerage 4952, Borough of Elkland, Tioga Township, 105 Parkhurst Street, Elkland, PA 16920. This proposed facility will be located in Borough of Elkland, Tioga County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: The applicant is approved under the Water Quality Management General Permit to construct and operate the Pattison Avenue Pump Station and associated sanitary sewers.

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

   WQM Permit No. WQG016129, Sewerage, John I. Loughman, 178 Maple Avenue, Washington, PA 15301-2032. This proposed facility is located in West Finley Township, Washington County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Permit issuance for the construction and operation of a single residence sewage treatment plant.

   WQM Permit No. 5606404, Sewerage, Jonathan Hayman, 1224 Dividing Ridge Road, Fairhope, PA 15538. This proposed facility is located in Brothersvalley Township, Somerset County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: Permit issuance for the construction and operation of a single residence small flow sewage treatment plant.

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

   WQM Permit No. WQG018497, Sewerage, Andrew Durst, 302 McKee Crossing, New Castle, PA 16105. This proposed facility is located in Neshannock Township, Lawrence County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: A single residence sewage treatment plant.

   WQM Permit No. WQG018496, Sewerage, James L. and Margaret M. Deily, 131 Ninth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15229-1352. This proposed facility is located in Borough of Utica, Venango County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: A single residence sewage treatment plant.

   WQM Permit No. WQG018498, Sewerage, James J. and Lena P. Silvis, R. R. 1, Box 269, Tidioute, PA 16351. This proposed facility is located in Deerfield Township, Warren County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: A single residence sewage treatment plant.

   WQM Permit No. WQG018503, Sewerage, Clinton B. Warner, 9267 Mercer Pike, Meadville, PA 16335. This proposed facility is located in Union Township, Crawford County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: A single residence sewage treatment plant.

   WQM Permit No. WQG018493, Sewerage, Vern Bechtel, HC 2, Box 21, Tionesta, PA 16353. This proposed facility is located in Hickory Township, Forest County.

   Description of Proposed Action/Activity: A single residence sewage treatment plant.


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 & Address County Municipality Receiving Water/Use
PAI011504091 Joe Budis
10 First Street
Murray Hill, NJ 07974
Chester Honeybrook Borough and Township West Branch
Brandywine Creek
(HQ)
PAI011506027 Bently By Design
1595 Paoli Pike
West Chester, PA 19380
Chester Willistown Township UNT West Branch
Crum Creek
(EV)
PAI011506057 Marco Equipment Sales, LLC
472 North Shirk Road
New Holland, PA 17557
Chester Honeybrook Township Municipal Separate Storm Sewer
PAI011506060 Springs Development, LLC
215 South Broad Street, 10th Fl
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Chester Charlestown Township UNT Pickering Creek
(HQ-TSF)

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

NPDES
Permit No.
Applicant Name & Address County Municipality Receiving Water/Use
PAI024503009-1 Richard Thulin
Arcadia Properties, LLC
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Monroe Coolbaugh Township Tobyhanna Creek
HQ-CWF

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

   Lycoming County Conservation District: 542 County Farm Road, Suite 202, Montoursville, PA, 17754, (570) 433-3003.

NPDES
Permit No.
Applicant Name & Address County Municipality Receiving Water/Use
PAR103947R Nathan Yoder
Susquehanna Valley Development Group
5960 Susquehanna Trail
Turbotville, PA 17772
Lycoming Williamsport Daugherty Run
WWF

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

   Fayette County Conservation District, 10 Nickman Plaza, Lemont Furnace, PA 15456, (724) 438-4497.

NPDES
Permit No.
Applicant Name & Address County Municipality Receiving Water/Use
PAI052606003 Dominion Transmission, Inc.
445 West Main Street
Clarksburg, WV 26301
Fayette Georges, North Union and Wharton Townships Mill Run
Laurel Run
Lick Run
(HQ-CWF)

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

NPDES
Permit No.
Applicant Name & Address County Municipality Receiving Water/Use
PAI061606002 CBF Contracting Inc.
P. O. Box 186
Sligo, PA 16255
      and
Sharp Properties, LP
1041 Sharp Avenue
Ephrata, PA 17522
Clarion Beaver Township UNT Canoe Creek
HQ-CWF
PAI062506002 Greater Erie Industrial Dev. Corp.
5240 Knowledge Parkway
Erie, PA 16510-4658
Erie Erie City Cemetery and Motsch Runs
Lake Erie
WWF
City of Erie Municipal
Separate Storm Sewer
GEIDC Private Storm Sewer

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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