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STATE CONSERVATION COMMISSION

PROPOSED NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT PLANS RELATED TO APPLICATIONS FOR NPDES PERMITS FOR CAFOs

 This notice provides information about agricultural operations that have submitted nutrient management plans (NMPs) for approval under 3 Pa.C.S. Chapter 5 and that have or anticipate submitting applications for new, amended or renewed NPDES permits, or Notices of Intent (NOIs) for coverage under a general permit, for CAFOs, under 25 Pa. Code Chapter 92a. This notice is provided in accordance with 25 Pa. Code Chapter 92a and 40 CFR Part 122, implementing The Clean Streams Law and the Federal Clean Water Act.

 Based upon preliminary reviews, the State Conservation Commission (SCC) or County Conservation Districts (CCD) working under a delegation agreement with the SCC have completed an administrative review of NMPs described. These NMPs are published as proposed plans for comment prior to taking final actions. The NMPs are available for review at the CCD office for the county where the agricultural operation is located. A list of CCD office locations is available at http://www.nacdnet.org/about/districts/directory/pa.phtml or can be obtained from the SCC at the office address listed or by calling (717) 787-8821.

 Persons wishing to comment on an NMP are invited to submit a statement outlining their comments on the plan to the CCD, with a copy to the SCC for each NMP, within 30 days from the date of this public notice. Comments received within the respective comment periods will be considered in the final determinations regarding the NMPs. Comments should include the name, address and telephone number of the writer and a concise statement to inform the SCC of the exact basis of the comments and the relevant facts upon which they are based. Comments should be sent to the SCC, Agriculture Building, Room 310, 2301 North Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

 Persons with a disability who require an auxiliary aid, service, including TDD users or other accommodations to seek additional information should contact the SCC through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984.

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NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT PLANS

CAFO PUBLIC NOTICE SPREADSHEET—APPLICATIONS

Agricultural Operation
Name and Address
CountyTotal
Acres
AEU's Animal
Type
Special
Protection
Waters (HQ or
EV or NA)
New or
Renewal
Marlin J. Peachey
328 Coffee Run Rd.
Reedsville, PA 17084
Mifflin 127.3 759.45 Finisher
Swine
Tea Creek—HQ
Kish Creek—CWF
New
20.71 Dairy
Herifers
12.98 Dry Cows
11.16 Calves
0.79 Steer
84.37 Milking
Cows

PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY (PWS) PERMITS

 Under the Pennsylvania Safe Drinking Water Act (35 P.S. §§ 721.1—721.17), the following parties have applied for PWS permits to construct or substantially modify public water systems.

 Persons wishing to comment on permit applications are invited to submit statements to the office listed before the application within 30 days of this public notice. Comments received within this 30-day comment period will be considered in the formulation of the final determinations regarding an application. A comment should include the name, address and telephone number of the writer and a concise statement to inform the Department of the exact basis of a comment and the relevant facts upon which it is based. A public hearing may be held after consideration of comments received during the 30-day public comment period.

 Following the comment period, the Department will make a final determination regarding the proposed permit. Notice of this final determination will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin at which time this determination may be appealed to the Environmental Hearing Board.

 The permit application and related documents are on file at the office listed before the application and available for public review. Arrangements for inspection and copying information should be made with the office listed before the application.

 Persons with a disability that require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodations to participate during the 30-day public comment period should contact the office listed before the application. TDD users may contact the Department through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984.

SAFE DRINKING WATER


Applications Received Under the Pennsylvania Safe Drinking Water Act.

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

Permit No. 0617519 MA, Minor Amendment, Public Water Supply.

Applicant First Energy Corporation
Municipality Bethel Township
County Berks
Responsible Official Bede T. Portz, Supervisor-Environmental
2800 Pottsville Pike
Reading, PA 19605
Type of Facility Public Water Supply
Consulting Engineer Stephen R. Morse, P.E.
Skelly & Loy, Inc.
449 Eisenhower Boulevard
Harrisburg, PA 17111
Application Received: 11/6/2017
Description of Action First Energy Corporation (First Energy) has submitted a permit application to upgrade the existing treatment system at the Met-Ed Bethel Warehouse. First Energy proposes to install a chlorine solution tank, feed pump, and 120-gallon contact tank to oxidize iron and manganese and three greensand filter units for the removal of iron and manganese. The existing multimedia filter, acid neutralizer, bag filter and UV units are proposed to be reconditioned or replaced.

Permit No. 0117506, Public Water Supply.

Applicant Greater Gettysburg Development Co., LLC.
Municipality Straban Township
County Adams
Responsible Official Richard A. Klein
601 Mason Dixon Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Type of Facility Public Water Supply
Consulting Engineer Joseph M. McDowell, P.E.
Martin & Martin, Inc.
37 S Main Street, Suite A
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Application Received: 4/4/2017
Description of Action GWR 4-log inactivation of viruses for EP 101. Installation of sodium hypochlorite disinfection and chlorine contact piping to meet the required contact time. Modifications to the required Zone I wellhead protection areas.

MINOR AMENDMENT


Applications Received Under the Pennsylvania Safe Drinking Water Act.

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

Application No. 3017524MA, Minor Amendment.

Applicant Southwestern Pennsylvania Water Authority
1442 Jefferson Road
PO Box 187
Jefferson, PA 15344
[Township or Borough] Amwell Township
Responsible Official Timothy C. Faddis, Manager
Southwestern Pennsylvania Water Authority
1442 Jefferson Road
PO Box 187
Jefferson, PA 15344
Type of Facility Water system
Consulting Engineer Bankson Engineers, Inc.
267 Blue Run Road
Suite 200
Cheswick, PA 15024
Application Received Date November 17, 2017
Description of Action Installation of the Crete meter vault.

Application No. 3013501WMP15, Minor Amendment.

Applicant Southwestern Pennsylvania Water Authority
1442 Jefferson Road
PO Box 187
Jefferson, PA 15344
[Township or Borough] Amwell Township
Responsible Official Timothy C. Faddis, Manager
Southwestern Pennsylvania Water Authority
1442 Jefferson Road
PO Box 187
Jefferson, PA 15344
Type of Facility Water system
Consulting Engineer Bankson Engineers, Inc.
267 Blue Run Road
Suite 200
Cheswick, PA 15024
Application Received Date November 17, 2017
Description of Action Installation of the Crete meter vault bulk load-out facility.

Application No. 1192501-T1, Minor Amendment.

Applicant Lilly Borough Water Authority
421 Main Street
Lilly, PA 15938
[Township or Borough] Lilly Borough
Responsible Official Paul Sklodowski, Chairman
Lilly Borough Water Authority
421 Main Street
Lilly, PA 15938
Type of Facility Water system
Consulting Engineer
Application Received Date November 17, 2017
Description of Action Transfer of the water supply permit formerly held by Lilly Borough.

LAND RECYCLING AND ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION

UNDER ACT 2, 1995
PREAMBLE 1


Acknowledgment of Notices of Intent to Remediate Submitted under the Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act (35 P.S. §§ 6026.101—6026.907).

 Sections 302—305 of the Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act (act) (35 P.S. §§ 6026.302—6026.305) require the Department to publish in the Pennsylvania Bulletin an acknowledgment noting receipt of Notices of Intent to Remediate. An acknowledgment of the receipt of a Notice of Intent to Remediate is used to identify a site where a person proposes to, or has been required to, respond to a release of a regulated substance at a site. A person intending to use the background standard, Statewide health standard, the site-specific standard or intend to remediate a site as a special industrial area shall file a Notice of Intent to Remediate with the Department. A Notice of Intent to Remediate filed with the Department provides a brief description of the location of the site, a list of known or suspected contaminants at the site, the proposed remediation measures for the site and a description of the intended future use of the site. A person who demonstrates attainment of one or a combination of cleanup standards or receives approval of a special industrial area remediation identified under the act will be relieved of further liability for the remediation of the site for contamination identified in reports submitted to and approved by the Department. Furthermore, the person shall not be subject to citizen suits or other contribution actions brought by responsible persons not participating in the remediation.

 Under sections 304(n)(1)(ii) and 305(c)(2) of the act, there is a 30-day public and municipal comment period for sites proposed for remediation using a site-specific standard, in whole or in part, and for sites remediated as a special industrial area. This period begins when a summary of the Notice of Intent to Remediate is published in a newspaper of general circulation in the area of the site. For the following site, proposed for remediation to a site-specific standard or as a special industrial area, the municipality, within which the site is located, may request to be involved in the development of the remediation and reuse plans for the site if the request is made within 30 days of the date specified as follows. During this comment period, the municipality may request that the person identified as the remediator of the site develop and implement a public involvement plan. Requests to be involved and comments should be directed to the remediator of the site.

 For further information concerning the content of a Notice of Intent to Remediate, contact the environmental cleanup program manager in the Department regional office listed before the notice. If information concerning this acknowledgment is required in an alternative form, contact the community relations coordinator at the appropriate regional office. TDD users may telephone the Department through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984.

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

Northcentral Region: Environmental Cleanup Program Manager, 208 West Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701.

Penelec—Former Sayre District Office, Sayre Borough, Bradford County. SE Technologies, LLC, 98 Vanadium Road, Bridgeville, PA 15017, on behalf of Penelec/First Energy Corp., 1900 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA 19601, has submitted a Notice of Intent to Remediate concerning remediation of site soil and groundwater contaminated with lead and pentachlorophenol. The applicant proposes to remediate the site to meet the Background and Site-Specific Standards. A summary of the Notice of Intent to Remediate was published in the Morning Times on October 13, 2017.

Southwest Region: Environmental Cleanup & Brown-field Development Program Manager, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4745.

The Crossings at Hart Run, Indiana Township, Allegheny County. ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC, 145 Lake Drive, Suite 102, Wexford, PA 15090 on behalf of Fox Chapel IL-Al Investors, LLC, 4423 Pheasant Ridge Road, SW, Suite 301, Roanoke, VA 24014 has submitted a Notice of Intent to Remediate the site where elevated concentrations of volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds and TAL metals from historic use have impacted soil and groundwater. Notice of the intent to remediate was published in the Valley News Dispatch on October 25, 2017.

3000-3016 Smallman Street, City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County. American Geosciences, Inc., 3925 Reed Boulevard, Suite 400, Murrysville, PA 15668 on behalf of Warehouse Development Company, 5840 Ellsworth Avenue, Suite 300, Pittsburgh, PA 15232-1779 has submitted a Notice of Intent to Remediate the site where elevated concentrations of volatile organic compounds, Lead, Arsenic and Cadmium from historic use have impacted soil and groundwater. Notice of the intent to remediate was published in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette on October 25, 2017.

RESIDUAL WASTE GENERAL PERMITS


Renewal Application(s) Received under the Solid Waste Management Act (35 P.S. §§ 6018.101—6018.1003); the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act (53 P.S. §§ 4000.101—4000.1904); and Residual Waste Regulations for a General Permit to Operate Residual Waste Processing Facilities and/or the Beneficial Use of Residual Waste Other Than Coal Ash.

Southcentral Region: Regional Solid Waste Manager, 909 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

General Permit Application No.WMGR025SC001. Terra-Gro, Inc. has submitted a general permit renewal application for its facility located at 2870 Oregon Pike, Lititz, PA 17543 in Manheim Township, Lancaster County. This general permit authorizes the composting and beneficial use of the following categories of source-separated wastes: agricultural waste other than mortalities, butcher waste other than whole carcass, food processing waste, pre-consumer and post-consumer food residuals, yard waste, land clearing and grubbing material, untreated wood waste, gypsum wallboard, paper, cardboard, waxed cardboard, virgin paper mill sludge and spent mushroom substrate. The application for renewal was determined to be complete on November 20, 2017.

 Persons interested in obtaining more information about this general permit renewal application may contact Mr. John Oren, P.E., Permits Section Chief, Southcentral Regional Office, Waste Management Program at 717-705-4706. TDD users may contact the Department through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service, (800) 654-5984.

DETERMINATION OF APPLICABILITY FOR RESIDUAL WASTE GENERAL PERMITS


Application for Determination of Applicability Received Under the Solid Waste Management Act; the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act; and Residual Waste Regulations for a General Permit to Operate Residual Waste Processing Facilities and/or the Beneficial Use of Residual Waste Other Than Coal Ash.

Southeast Region: Regional Solid Waste Manager, 2 East Main Street, Norristown, PA 19401.

General Permit Application No. WMGR096SE009. MIPC, LLC, 920 Cherry Tree Road, Aston, PA 19014-1570. This application for determination of applicability (DOA) under General Permit No. (WMGR096) is for the beneficial use of regulated fill material as a capping material at the Chelsea Terminal Site in Upper Chichester Township, Delaware County. The application for determination of applicability was accepted as administratively complete by the Southeast Regional Office on November 20, 2017.

 Comments concerning the application should be directed to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (''DEP'') Waste Management Program Manager, Southeast Regional Office, 2 East Main Street, Norristown, PA 19401-4915. Persons interested in obtaining more information about the general permit application may contact the Southeast Regional Office by telephone at 484.250.5960. TDD users may contact the DEP through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service, (800) 654.5984. Public comments must be submitted within 60 days of this notice and may recommend revisions to, and approval or denial of the application.

AIR QUALITY
PLAN APPROVAL AND OPERATING PERMIT APPLICATIONS

 The Department has developed an ''integrated'' plan approval, State Operating Permit and Title V Operating Permit program. This integrated approach is designed to make the permitting process more efficient for the Department, the regulated community and the general public. This approach allows the owner or operator of a facility to submit permitting documents relevant to its application for all sources related to a facility or a proposed project, affords an opportunity for public input, and provides for a decision on the issuance of the necessary permits.

 The Department received applications for Plan Approvals or Operating Permits from the following facilities.

 Copies of the application, the Department's analysis, all pertinent documents used in the evaluation of the application and subsequently prepared proposed plan approvals/operating permits are available for public review during normal business hours at the appropriate Department Regional Office. Appointments for scheduling a review must be made by calling the appropriate Department Regional Office. The address and phone number of the Regional Office is listed before the application notices.

 Persons wishing to file a written protest or provide comments or additional information, which they believe should be considered prior to the issuance of a permit, may submit the information to the Department's Regional Office. A 30-day comment period from the date of this publication will exist for the submission of comments, protests and information. Each submission must contain the name, address and telephone number of the person submitting the comments, identification of the proposed Plan Approval/Operating Permit including the permit number and a concise statement regarding the relevancy of the information or objections to issuance of the permit.

 A person wishing to request a hearing may do so during the 30-day comment period. A public hearing may be held, if the Department, in its discretion, decides that a hearing is warranted based on the information received. Persons submitting comments or requesting a hearing will be notified of the decision to hold a hearing by publication in the newspaper, the Pennsylvania Bulletin or by telephone, when the Department determines this type of notification is sufficient. Requests for a public hearing and any relevant information should be directed to the appropriate Department Regional Office.

 Permits issued to the owners or operators of sources subject to 25 Pa. Code Chapter 127, Subchapter D or E, or located within a Title V facility or subject to 25 Pa. Code § 129.51(a) or permits issued for sources with limitations on their potential to emit used to avoid otherwise applicable Federal requirements may be submitted to the United States Environmental Protection Agency for review and approval as a revision to the State Implementation Plan. Final Plan Approvals and Operating Permits will contain terms and conditions to ensure that the sources are constructed and operating in compliance with applicable requirements in the Air Pollution Control Act (35 P.S. §§ 4001—4015), 25 Pa. Code Chapters 121—145, the Federal Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C.A. §§ 7401—7671q) and regulations adopted under the Federal Clean Air Act.

 Persons with a disability who wish to comment and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate should contact the regional office listed before the application. TDD users may contact the Department through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984.


Intent to Issue Plan Approvals and Intent to Issue or Amend Operating Permits under the Air Pollution Control Act (35 P.S. §§ 4001—4015) and 25 Pa. Code Chapter 127, Subchapter B. These actions may include the administrative amendments of an associated operating permit.

Northwest Region: Air Quality Program, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335-3481.

Contact: David Balog, New Source Review Chief—Telephone: 814-332-6328.

24-009J: Domtar Paper Company, LLC (100 Center Street, Johnsonburg, PA 15845) for the increase in CO emission limits while firing coal for existing Boiler(s) No. 81 & 82 (Source ID's 040 & 041) at their facility in Johnsonburg Borough, Elk County. This is a Title V facility.

 Notice is hereby given pursuant to 25 Pa. Code §§ 127.44(b) and 127.424(b), that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) intends to issue Plan Approval 24-009J to Domtar Paper Company, LLC for the increase in CO emission limits while firing coal for Boiler(s) No. 81 & 82 (Source ID's 040 & 041) at their facility in Johnsonburg Borough, Elk County. The Plan Approval will subsequently be incorporated into the facility's Operating Permit through an administrative amendment in accordance with 25 Pa. Code § 127.450.

 Plan Approval No. 24-009J is for the increase in CO emission limits while firing coal for existing Boiler(s) No. 81 & 82 (Source ID's 040 & 041) from an existing 87.6 tons per year to a proposed 500.0 tons per year. The existing 87.6 tpy limit was established when the units were installed in 1981, based on incorrect emission factors and operating conditions. The goal of the proposed Plan Approval is to revise the limits to reflect actual conditions as reflected by current CEMS data. The proposed limits do not reflect an actual emissions increase for the subject unit(s), but rather the emission limits that should have been assigned when the units were initially permitted. Compliance with the proposed limits will be demonstrated via CO CEMS.

 The Plan Approval will contain additional testing, monitoring, reporting, recordkeeping and work practice requirements designed to keep the facility operating within all applicable air quality requirements. Copies of the application, DEP's analysis, and other documents used in the evaluation are available for public inspection between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays at the address shown below. To make an appointment, contact Records Management at 814-332-6340.

 Anyone wishing to provide DEP with additional information they believe should be considered may submit the information to the address shown below. Comments must be received by the Department within 30 days of the last day of publication. Written comments should include the name, address, and telephone number of the person submitting comments, identification of the proposed Plan Approval; No. 24-009J and a concise statement regarding the relevancy of the information or any objections to issuance of the Plan Approval.

 A public hearing may be held, if the Department of Environmental Protection, in its discretion, decides that such a hearing is warranted on the comments received during the public comment period. All persons submitting comments or requesting a hearing will be notified of the decision to hold a hearing by publication in a local newspaper of general circulation or the Pennsylvania Bulletin or by telephone, where the Department determines such notification is sufficient. Written comments or requests for a public hearing should be directed to Eric Gustafson, Regional Air Quality Manager, Department of Environmental Protection, Northwest Regional Office, 230 Chestnut St., Meadville, PA 16335, 814-332-6940.

24-167D: E Carbon America (806 Theresia Street, Saint Marys, PA 15857), for the proposed facility VOC limit to become a synthetic minor facility in Saint Marys City, Elk County. Currently, this is a Title V facility; however, after approval the facility will be State Only. The public notice is required for sources required to obtain a Plan Approval in accordance with 25 Pa. Code § 127.44. This plan approval will, in accordance with 25 Pa. Code § 127.450 or § 127.505, be incorporated into the facility operating permit at a later date.

 Plan approval No 24-167D is for the proposed facility VOC limit to become a synthetic minor facility. This Plan Approval will contain emission restriction, testing, recordkeeping, work practice standard and additional requirement conditions, which will satisfy the requirements of 25 Pa. Code § 127.12b (pertaining to plan approval terms and conditions) and will demonstrate Best Available Technology (BAT) for the source including, but are not limited to, the following:

 • Site Requirements:

 • VOC emissions from the facility shall not exceed 49.5 tpy on a 12-month rolling basis.

 • The owner or operator of the facility shall maintain records that clearly demonstrate that the facility is not a major source of VOC emissions. In addition, the owner or operator shall keep records to verify compliance with the facility-wide VOC emission limitation of 49.5 tpy. The records shall be maintained at a minimum on a monthly basis and the emissions shall be calculated on a 12-month rolling basis. VOC emissions from Sources 101, 102, and 104 shall be calculated using the results from the latest Department approved stack testing or other Department approved emission factor along with actual production records. Records shall be retained for a minimum of five (5) years and shall be made available to the Department, upon request.

 • Source 101 (Baking Kilns):

 • VOC emissions from this source shall not exceed 62.8 lbs/ton of product averaged over a 12-month rolling period and 70.4 lbs/ton of product at any time.

 • Deleted the following condition from Plan Approval 24-167A: The VOC emissions shall not exceed 53.5 tpy based on a consecutive 12-month period.

 • Source 104 (Electric Pusher Furnace:

 • VOC emissions from this source and Source 101 shall not exceed 62.8 lbs/ton of product averaged over a 12-month rolling period and 70.4 lbs/ton of product at any time.

 • Deleted the following condition from Plan Approval 24-167C: The VOC emissions from this source and Source 101 shall not exceed 53.5 tpy based on a consecutive 12-month period.

 In accordance with 25 Pa. Code § 127.44(f)(1), all the pertinent documents regarding this application (applications, review memos, and draft approvals) are also available for review from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Meadville Regional DEP office (Air Quality). Appointments for scheduling a review must be made by calling the DEP (814) 332-6340.

 In accordance with 25 Pa. Code § 127.44(f)(2), a 30-day comment period, from the date of publication, will exist for the submission of comments. Any person(s) wishing to provide DEP with additional information, which they believe should be considered prior to the issuance of this permit, may submit the information to Regional Air Quality Program Manager, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335-3494 and must contain the name, address and telephone number of the person submitting the comments, identification of the proposed plan approval [24-167D] 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 of Environmental Protection, in its discretion, decides that such a hearing is warranted based on the comments received. All 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 DEP determines such notification is sufficient. Written comments or requests for a public hearing should be directed to Regional Air Quality Program Manager, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, 230 Chestnut St., Meadville, PA 16335; Phone (814) 332-6940.

 In accordance with 25 Pa. Code § 127.45, a person may oppose the proposed plan approval by filing a written protest with the Department's Northwest Region Air Quality Program Manager.

 If a plan approval has not undergone the above public notice process, the change to an operating permit must be treated as a significant modification. In these situations, the Department should follow the procedures described in §§ 127.421 to 127.431 for state only operating permits or §§ 127.521 to 127.524 for Title V operating permits.

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, 2 East Main Street, Norristown, PA 19401.

Contact: Janine Tulloch-Reid, Facilities Permitting Chief—Telephone: 484-250-5920.

15-00008: Buckeye Terminal LLC (8 Malin Rd, Malvern, PA 19355) for the renewal of a Title V Operating Permit in East Whiteland Township, Chester County. Emission sources at the facility include: Distillate/Gasoline Loading Racks and a Vapor Recovery Unit which controls hydrocarbon vapors from the Loading Racks. The facility is a major source for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) and synthetic minor for Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAP) emissions. The organic compounds emissions are monitored via Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS). The facility is subject to 40 CFRs Part 60 Subpart XX, Part 63 Subpart BBBBBB, and regulations under the Pennsylvania Air Pollution Control Act. The permit contains monitoring, recordkeeping, reporting, and work practice standards designed to keep the facility operating within all applicable air quality requirements.


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

Southeast Region: Air Quality Program, 2 East Main Street, Norristown, PA 19401.

Contact: Janine Tulloch-Reid, Facilities Permitting Chief—Telephone: 484-250-5920.

09-00234: WCR, Inc. (4080 Blanche Road, Bensalem, PA 19020) for an initial State Only Operating Permit in Bensalem Township, Bucks County. The facility operates a coating process for Non-Destructive Testing. The only permitted source at the facility is a spray booth. A drying oven is also used in the process and is considered a miscellaneous source. The primary pollutant of concern is volatile organic compounds. The facility is categorized as a synthetic minor facility based on its potential emissions. The permit includes monitoring, record keeping and reporting requirements to address all applicable air quality requirements.

Southwest Region: Air Quality Program, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4745.

Contact: Thomas Joseph, P.E., Facilities Permitting Chief—Telephone: 412-442-4336.

03-00215: Allegheny Mineral Corporation, (PO Box 1022, One Glade Park East, Kittanning, PA 16201) In accordance with 25 Pa. Code §§ 127.424 and 127.425 the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) gives notice that they intend to issue a State Only Operating Permit (SOOP) renewal to Allegheny Mineral Corporation to authorize the operation of their limestone preparation facility located in West Franklin Township, Armstrong County.

 Sources at this facility will consist of crushers, screens, conveyors, storage piles and other miscellaneous equipment associated with this type of operations. Facility shall be limited to throughput of 800 tons per hour and 2,500,000 tons per 12 month rolling total. Annual potential emissions from the facility are estimated to be 69.65 tons of total particulate matter and 20.79 tons of PM10. The proposed SOOP contains emission restriction, testing, monitoring, recordkeeping, reporting and work practice standards derived from the applicable requirements of 25 Pa. Code Chapters 121—145, and 40 CFR 60, Subpart OOO—Standards of Performance for Nonmetallic Mineral Processing.

 A person may oppose the proposed State Only Operating Permit by filing a written protest with the Department through Noor Nahar via mail to Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Each protest or set of written comments must contain the name, address and telephone number of the person submitting the comments, identification of the proposed State Only Operating Permit (03-00215) and a concise statement of the objections to the Operating Permit issuance and the relevant facts upon which the objections are based.

 Allegheny Mineral Corporation State Only Operating Permit application, the Department's Air Quality Review Memorandum, and the Proposed Air Quality Operating Permit for this facility are available for review by any interested party at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Southwest Regional Office, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. To request a review of the Allegheny Mineral Corporation State Only Operating Permit application, to receive an electronic copy of the Department's Air Quality Review Memorandum, or to receive an electronic copy of the Department's proposed air Quality Operating Permit for this facility, a person may contact Noor Nahar at nnahar@pa.gov or 412.442.5225.

 All comments must be received prior to the close of business 30 days after the date of this publication.

Northwest Region: Air Quality Program, 230 Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA 16335-3481.

Contact: Matt Williams, Facilities Permitting Chief—Telephone: 814-332-6131.

20-00272: Universal Stainless & Alloy Products (121 Caldwell St., Titusville, PA 16354), the Department intends to issue the renewal of the State-Only Operating Permit of a facility located in the City of Titusville, Crawford County that manufactures customized, precision-rolled shapes made of materials that include high performance alloys, stainless steel, and tool steel. Permitted sources at the facility are the rolling mill, annealing furnace, dip tank heater, vacuum pumps, grinders, mold cleaning unit, degreasers, miscellaneous natural gas usage, and miscellaneous solvent usage. With PTEs of 18.86, 11.05, 4.12, 1.33, 0.31, and 0.095 TPY for NOx, CO, VOC, PM, HAPs, and SOx, respectively, the facility is Natural Minor for permitting purposes. As part of the manufacturing process, the miscellaneous solvent usage, which was previously considered as an insignificant activity, is now a permitted source in the renewal permit. This source is subject to a 2.7-TPY VOC emission restriction, a monthly recordkeeping, and a work practice requirement to minimize emissions from wiping operations and spillage.

Department of Public Health, Air Management Services: 321 University Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

Contact: Edward Wiener, Chief—Telephone: 215-685-9426.

OP17-000029: Smith-Edwards-Dunlap, Company (2867 East Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19134), for the operation of an offset lithographic printing facility in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County. The facility's air emission sources include eight (8) non-heatset lithographic printing presses, one (1) 150 HP # 2 oil-fired boiler, and one (1) 18 HP # 2 oil-fired boiler.

 The operating permit will be issued under 25 Pa. Code, Philadelphia Code Title 3 and Air Management Regulation XIII. Permit copies and other supporting information are available for public inspection at AMS, 321 University Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104. For further information, contact Edward Wiener at (215) 685-9426.

 Persons wishing to file protest or comments on the above operating permit must submit the protest or comments within 30 days from the date of this notice. Any protests or comments filed with AMS must include a concise statement of the objections to the permit issuance and the relevant facts upon which the objections are based. Based upon the information received during the public comment period, AMS may modify the operating permit or schedule a public hearing. The hearing notice will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and a local newspaper at least thirty days before the hearing.

OP17-000020: Coating and Converting (CCT), Incorporated (80 Morris Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148) for operating a facility in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County. The facility's air emission sources include a coater, two (2) coater ovens at 6 MMBtu/hr (combined), twenty-four (24) heater each less than 0.6 MMBtu/hr, a 3.5 MMBtu/hr oxidizer, and clean up operation of the coater.

 The operating permit will be issued under 25 Pa. Code, Philadelphia Code Title 3 and Air Management Regulation XIII. Permit copies and other supporting information are available for public inspection at AMS, 321 University Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104. For further information, contact Edward Wiener at (215) 685-9426.

 Persons wishing to file protest or comments on the above operating permit must submit the protest or comments within 30 days from the date of this notice. Any protests or comments filed with AMS must include a concise statement of the objections to the permit issuance and the relevant facts upon which the objections are based. Based upon the information received during the public comment period, AMS may modify the operating permit or schedule a public hearing. The hearing notice will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and a local newspaper at least thirty days before the hearing.

N14-023: Delavau, LLC (10101 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19154-2105) for the operation of a pharmaceutical products manufacturing facility the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County. The facility amended it operating permit to include an emergency generator into the existing operating permit.

OP17-000066: Comcast of Philadelphia, II, LLC (11400 Northeast Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19116) for operation of an office and call center in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County. The facility's air emission sources include one (1) diesel fired Katolight emergency generator rated at 275 kW, one (1) diesel fired Katolight emergency generator rated at 230 kW, and two (2) diesel fired Cummins emergency generators each rated at 1,112 kW.

 The operating permit will be issued under 25 Pa. Code, Philadelphia Code Title 3 and Air Management Regulation XIII. Permit copies and other supporting information are available for public inspection at AMS, 321 University Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104. For further information, contact Edward Wiener at (215) 685-9426.

 Persons wishing to file protest or comments on the above operating permit must submit the protest or comments within 30 days from the date of this notice. Any protests or comments filed with AMS must include a concise statement of the objections to the permit issuance and the relevant facts upon which the objections are based. Based upon the information received during the public comment period, AMS may modify the operating permit or schedule a public hearing. The hearing notice will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and a local newspaper at least thirty days before the hearing.

N15-008: Park Towne Place Apartments (2200 Ben Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130) for the operation of an apartment complex in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County. The facility's air emissions' sources include six (6) 4 MMBtu/hr natural gas and propane fired boilers, two (2) 1.5 MMBtu/hr natural gas and propane fired boilers, one (1) 0.75 MMBtu/hr natural gas fired boiler, two (2) diesel fired 300 kW emergency generators, one (1) diesel fired 160.3 kW fire pump, and six (6) 75 kW natural gas fired combined heat and power (CHP) units with 3-way catalyst (non-selective catalytic reduction (NSCR)).

 The operating permit will be issued under 25 Pa. Code, Philadelphia Code Title 3 and Air Management Regulation XIII. Permit copies and other supporting information are available for public inspection at AMS, 321 University Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104. For further information, contact Edward Wiener at (215) 685-9426.

 Persons wishing to file protest or comments on the above operating permit must submit the protest or comments within 30 days from the date of this notice. Any protests or comments filed with AMS must include a concise statement of the objections to the permit issuance and the relevant facts upon which the objections are based. Based upon the information received during the public comment period, AMS may modify the operating permit or schedule a public hearing. The hearing notice will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and a local newspaper at least thirty days before the hearing.

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); 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—1406.20a). Mining activity permits issued in response to such applications will also address the applicable permitting requirements of the following statutes: the Air Pollution Control Act (35 P.S. §§ 4001—4015); the Dam Safety and Encroachments Act (32 P.S. §§ 693.1—693.27); and the Solid Waste Management Act (35 P.S. §§ 6018.101—6018.1003).

 The following permit applications to conduct mining activities have been received by the Department. A copy of the application is available for inspection at the district mining office indicated before each application. Notices of requests for 401 Water Quality Certifications are included in individual application notices, as noted.

 Written comments or objections, or requests for an informal conference, or a public hearing, as applicable, on a mining permit application and request for Section 401 water quality certification application 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 address of the district mining office indicated before each application 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.

 Written comments or objections regarding a mining permit application should contain the name, address and telephone number of persons submitting comments or objections, application number and a statement of sufficient detail to inform the Department on the basis of comment or objection and relevant facts upon which it is based.

 A request for an informal conference or a public hearing, as applicable, on a mining permit application, as provided by 25 Pa. Code § 77.123 or § 86.34, must contain the name, address and telephone number of the requestor; the application number; a brief summary of the issues to be raised by the requestor at the conference; and a statement whether the requestor desires to have the conference conducted in the locality of the proposed mining activities.

 When an NPDES number is listed, the mining activity permit application was accompanied by an application for an individual NPDES permit. A separate notice will be provided after the draft NPDES permit is prepared.

Coal Applications Received

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

11040701 and NPDES No. PA0235717. Rosebud Mining Company, (301 Market Street, Kittanning, PA 16201). To renew the permit for the Refuse Area No. 1 in Portage Township, Cambria County and related NPDES Permit. No additional discharges. The application was considered administratively complete on November 22, 2017. Application received October 16, 2017.

11031301 and NPDES No. PA0235539. Rosebud Mining Company, (301 Market Street, Kittanning, PA 16201). To revise the permit for the Madison Mine in Jackson, Croyle and Cambria Townships, Cambria County and related NPDES permit. Underground Acres Proposed 4,718.1, Subsidence Control Plan Acres Proposed 4,718.1. No additional discharges. The application was considered administratively complete on November 22, 2017. Application received August 22, 2017.

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

17110105 and NPDES PA0257630. RES Coal LLC (224 Grange Hall Road, P.O. Box 228, Armagh, PA 15920). Permit renewal for continued operation and restoration of a bituminous surface coal and auger mine located in Girard Township, Clearfield County affecting 233.9 acres. Receiving stream(s): UNT to Bald Hill Run and Bald Hill Run classified for the following use(s): CWF, MF. There are no potable water supply intakes within 10 miles downstream. Application received: November 7, 2017.

17160102 and NPDES PA0269816. Swisher Contracting, Inc. (P.O. Box 1223, Clearfield, PA 16830). Commencement, operation, and restoration of a bituminous surface and auger mine located in Bradford Township, Clearfield County affecting 95.3 acres. Receiving stream(s): Valley Fork Run and UNT to Sulphur Run classified for the following use(s): CWF, MF. There are no potable water supply intakes within 10 miles downstream. Application received: October 18, 2017.

New Stanton District Office: 131 Broadview Road, New Stanton, PA 15672, 724-925-5500.

3371BSM42 and NPDES Permit No. PA0251071. Shenango, Inc. (200 Neville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15225). Renewal application for continued treatment to an existing bituminous surface mine, located in Luzerne Township, Fayette County, affecting 1,216.7 acres. There is no potable water supply intake within 10 miles downstream from the point of discharge. Renewal application received: November 20, 2017.

26713049 and NPDES Permit No. PA0119172. Shenango, Inc. (200 Neville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15225). Renewal application for continued treatment to an existing bituminous surface mine, located in Luzerne Township, Fayette County, affecting 359.6 acres. There is no potable water supply intake within 10 miles downstream from the point of discharge. Renewal application received: November 20, 2017.

3373SM10 and NPDES Permit No. PA0251062. Shenango, Inc. (200 Neville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15225). Renewal application for continued treatment to an existing bituminous surface mine, located in Luzerne Township, Fayette County, affecting 99.2 acres. Receiving streams: unnamed tributary to Monongahela River. There is no potable water supply intake within 10 miles downstream from the point of discharge. Renewal application received: November 20, 2017.

26810123 and NPDES Permit No. PA0079740. Shenango, Inc. (200 Neville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15225). Renewal application for continued treatment to an existing bituminous surface mine, located in Luzerne Township, Fayette County, affecting 793.0 acres. There is no potable water supply intake within 10 miles downstream from the point of discharge. Renewal application received: November 20, 2017.

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

Permit No. 54-305-040GP12. Gilberton Coal Company, (10 Gilberton, Road, Gilberton, PA 17934), application to operate a coal preparation plant whose pollution control equipment is required to meet all applicable limitations, terms and conditions of General Permit, BAQ-GPA/GP-12 on Surface Mining Permit No. 54763207 in Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County. Application received: November 1, 2017.

Permit No. 54-305-041GP12. Gilberton Coal Company, (10 Gilberton, Road, Gilberton, PA 17934), application to operate a coal preparation plant whose pollution control equipment is required to meet all applicable limitations, terms and conditions of General Permit, BAQ-GPA/GP-12 on Surface Mining Permit No. 54950202 in Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County. Application received: November 1, 2017.

Permit No. 54020201T. Locust Valley Coal Co., Inc., (P.O. Box 279, St. Clair, PA 17970), transfer of an existing anthracite coal refuse reprocessing and preparation plant operation from Stoudt's Ferry Preparation Co., Inc. in Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County affecting 69.0 acres, receiving stream: Mill Creek, classified for the following uses: cold water and migratory fishes. Application received: October 31, 2017.

Permit No. 54020201R3. Locust Valley Coal Co., Inc., (P.O. Box 279, St. Clair, PA 17970), renewal of an existing anthracite coal refuse reprocessing and preparation plant operation in Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County affecting 69.0 acres, receiving stream: Mill Creek, classified for the following uses: cold water and migratory fishes. Application received: October 31, 2017.

Permit No. 54-305-042GP12. Locust Valley Coal Co., Inc., (P.O. Box 279, St. Clair, PA 17970), application to operate a coal preparation plant whose pollution control equipment is required to meet all applicable limitations, terms and conditions of General Permit, BAQ-GPA/GP-12 on Surface Mining Permit No. 54020201 in Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County. Application received: October 31, 2017.

Permit No. 19000201C5. Mid-Valley Coal Sales, Inc., (212 West Cherry Street, Mt. Carmel, PA 17851), correction to an existing anthracite coal refuse reprocessing and coal refuse disposal operation to update the post-mining land use from forestland to unmanaged natural habitat in Conyngham Township, Columbia County affecting 343.0 acres, receiving stream: North Branch Shamokin Creek, classified for the following uses: cold water and migratory fishes. Application received: November 1, 2017.

Noncoal Applications Received

Effluent Limits—The following effluent limits will apply to NPDES permits issued in conjunction with a noncoal mining permit:


Table 2

30-day Daily Instantaneous
Parameter Average Maximum Maximum
Suspended solids 10 to 35 mg/l 20 to 70 mg/l 25 to 90 mg/l
Alkalinity exceeding acidity*
pH* greater than 6.0; less than 9.0
* The parameter is applicable at all times.

 A settleable solids instantaneous maximum limit of 0.5 ml/l applied to surface runoff resulting from a precipitation event of less than or equal to a 10-year 24-hour 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.

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

08100304 and NPDES PA0257435. Insinger Excavating, Inc. (3046 Dushore-Overton Road, Dushore, PA 18614). Renewal for an existing NPDES on a large noncoal surface mining site located in Pike Township, Bradford County affecting 40.6 acres. Receiving stream(s): UNT 1 to Ross Creek classified for the following use(s): WWF, MF. Application received: November 6, 2017.

New Stanton District Office: 131 Broadview Road, New Stanton, PA 15672, 724-925-5500.

65110401 and NPDES Permit No. PA0252077. Ligonier Stone & Lime Co., Inc. (117 Marcia Street, Latrobe, PA 15650-4300). NPDES renewal application for continued mining to an existing large noncoal surface mine, located in Derry Township, Westmoreland County, affecting 101.4 acres. Receiving streams: Stony Run, classified for the following use: CWF. There is no potable water supply intake within 10 miles downstream from the point of discharge. Renewal application received: November 17, 2017.

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

Permit No. 64141001. Litts & Sons Stone Co., Inc., (19 Primrose Drive, Springbrook Township, PA 18444), Stage I & II bond release of a quarry operation in Sterling Township, Wayne County affecting 5.0 acres on property owned by Rebecca M. Defrehn. Application received: November 13, 2017.

Permit No. 49102801. Leslie Houck Construction, Inc., (9520 Susquehanna Trail Drive, Muncy, PA 17756), Stage I & II bond release of a quarry operation in Lewis Township, Northumberland County affecting 2.0 acres on property owned by Amos O. Rovenolt. Application received: November 8, 2017.

Permit No. 58990816. Terry Hunsinger, (588 Brown Road, Laceyville, PA 18623), Stage I & II bond release of a quarry operation in Rush Township, Susquehanna County affecting 2.0 acres on property owned by John Cancelliere. Application received: November 19, 2017.

MINING ACTIVITY NPDES DRAFT PERMITS

 This notice provides information about applications for a new, amended or renewed NPDES permits associated with mining activity (coal or noncoal) permits. The applications concern industrial waste (mining) discharges to surface water and discharges of stormwater associated with mining activities. This notice is provided in accordance with 25 Pa. Code Chapters 91 and 92a 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 (33 U.S.C.A. §§ 1251—1376).

 The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) has prepared a draft NPDES permit and made a tentative determination to issue the NPDES permit in conjunction with the associated mining activity permit.

Effluent Limits for Coal Mining Activities

 For coal mining activities, NPDES permits, when issued, will contain effluent limits that are the more stringent of technology-based (BAT) effluent limitations or Water Quality Based Effluent Limits (WQBEL).

 The BAT limits for coal mining activities, as provided in 40 CFR Part 434 and 25 Pa. Code Chapters 87—90 are as follows:

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 applies to: 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; mined areas backfilled and revegetated; and all other discharges and drainage (resulting from a precipitation event of greater than 1-year 24-hour to less than or equal to a 10-year 24-hour event) from coal refuse disposal piles. Similarly, modified BAT limits apply to iron, manganese and suspended solids in surface runoff, discharges and drainage resulting from these precipitation events and those of greater magnitude in accordance with 25 Pa. Code §§ 87.102, 88.92, 88.187, 88.292, 89.52 and 90.102.

 Exceptions to BAT effluent limits may be applicable in accordance with 25 Pa. Code §§ 87.102, 88.92, 88.187, 88.292, 89.52 and 90.102.

Effluent Limits for Noncoal Mining Activities

 The limits for noncoal mining activities as provided in 25 Pa. Code Chapter 77 are pH 6 to 9 and other parameters the Department may require.

 Discharges from noncoal mines located in some geologic settings (for example, in the coal fields) may require additional water quality based effluent limits. If additional effluent limits are needed for an NPDES permit associated with a noncoal mining permit, then the permit description specifies the parameters.

 In addition to BAT or WQBEL limits, coal and noncoal NPDES permits establish effluent limitations in the form of implemented Best Management Practices (BMPs) identified in the associated Erosion and Sedimentation Plan, the Reclamation Plan and the NPDES permit application. These BMPs restrict the rates and quantities of associated pollutants from being discharged into surface waters in this Commonwealth.

 More restrictive effluent limitations, restrictions on discharge volume or restrictions on the extent of mining that may occur are incorporated into an NPDES permit when necessary for compliance with water quality standards and antidegradation requirements (in accordance with 25 Pa. Code Chapters 91—96).

 The procedures for determining the final effluent limits, using a mass-balance equation or model, are found in Technical Guidance Document 563-2112-115, Developing National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permits for Mining Activities. Other specific factors to be considered include public comments and Total Maximum Daily Load(s). Additional discharge limitations may apply in the event that unexpected discharges occur.

 Discharge rates for surface mining activities are precipitation driven. Discharge rates for proposed discharges associated with underground mining are noted in the permit description.

 Persons wishing to comment on an NPDES draft permit should submit a written statement to the Department at the address of the district mining office indicated before each draft permit within 30 days of this public notice. Comments received within the comment period will be considered in the final determinations regarding the NPDES permit applications. Comments must include the name, address and telephone number of the writer and a concise statement to inform the Department of the exact basis of a comment and the relevant facts upon which it is based.

 The Department will also accept requests or petitions for a public hearing on NPDES permit applications, as provided in 25 Pa. Code § 92a.82(d). The request or petition for a public hearing shall be filed within 30 days of this public notice and contain the name, address, telephone number and the interest of the party filing the request, and state the reasons why a hearing is warranted. A public hearing may be held if the Department considers the public interest significant. If a hearing is scheduled, a notice of the hearing on the NPDES permit application will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and a newspaper of general circulation within the relevant geographical area. When a public hearing is held, the Department will consider comments from the public hearing in the final determination on the NPDES permit application.

Coal NPDES Draft Permits

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

NPDES No. PA0269794 (Government Financed Construction Contract (GFCC) No. 17-17-01), Enercorp, Inc., 1310 Allport Cutoff, Morrisdale, PA 16858, new NPDES permit for reclaiming abandoned mine land in Cooper Township, Clearfield County affecting 23.0 acres. Receiving stream(s): Weber Run and an Unnamed Tributary to Moshannon Creek, classified for the following use(s): CWF and TSF. Moshannon Creek Watershed TMDL. Application received: August 21, 2017.

 Unless otherwise noted for a specific outfall, the proposed effluent limits for all outfalls in this permit are the BAT limits described previously for coal mining activities.

 The outfall(s) listed below discharge to Weber Run and an Unnamed Tributary to Moshannon Creek:

Outfall No. New Outfall (Y/N)
001 Y

 The proposed effluent limits for the previously listed outfall(s) are as follows:

30-Day Daily Instant.
Parameter Minimum Average Maximum Maximum
pH1 (S.U.) 6.0 9.0
Iron (mg/l) 3.0 6.0 7.5
Manganese (mg/l) 2.0 4.0 5.0
Aluminum (mg/l) 0.75 0.75 0.75
Alkalinity greater than acidity1
Total Suspended Solids (mg/l) 35.0 70.0 90.0

NPDES No. PA0269778 (Mining Permit No. 17160104), RES Coal LLC, 224 Grange Hall Road, P.O. Box 228, Armagh, PA 15920, 6 Mile West Operation, new NPDES permit for a bituminous coal surface mine in Decatur Township, Clearfield County affecting 91.4 acres. Receiving stream(s): Shimel Run to Moshannon Creek, classified for the following use(s): CWF and TSF. Moshannon Creek Watershed TMDL. Application received: April 17, 2017.

 This proposed mine site also contains or is hydrologically connected to substandard discharges for which there is no responsible party. Pursuant to 25 Pa. Code § 87.201, effluent limits for those discharges will be based upon existing baseline pollution load or the standards found at 25 Pa. Code § 87.102(a) group A, whichever is least stringent.

 Unless otherwise noted for a specific outfall, the proposed effluent limits for all outfalls in this permit are the BAT limits described previously for coal mining activities.

 The outfall(s) listed below discharge to Shimel Run:

Outfall No. New Outfall (Y/N)
004 Y
005 Y
006 Y
007 Y

 The outfall(s) listed below require a non-discharge alternative:

Outfall No. New Outfall (Y/N)
001 Y
002 Y
003 Y

 There is no proposed surface discharge from the previously listed facilities to the receiving stream due to the implementation of Best Management Practices.

NPDES No. 0256471 (Mining permit no. 17060113), Black Cat Coal, LLC, 107 West First Avenue, Clearfield, PA 16830, renewal of an NPDES permit for surface, bituminous coal mining in Brady Township, Clearfield County, affecting 60.9 acres. Receiving stream(s): Unnamed Tributaries to Stump Creek, Stump Creek, and Unnamed Tributary to Limestone Creek classified for the following use(s): Cold Water Fisheries. The receiving streams are in the Stump Creek Watershed TMDL. Application received: October 23, 2017.

 The outfall(s) listed below discharge to Unnamed Tributaries to Stump Creek, Stump Creek, and Unnamed Tributary to Limestone Creek.

Outfall No. New Outfall (Y/N)
001 N
002 N
003 N

 The proposed effluent limits for the previously listed outfall(s) are as follows:

30-Day Daily Instant.
Parameter Minimum Average Maximum Maximum
pH1 (S.U.) 6.0 9.0
Iron (mg/l) 3.0 6.0 7.0
Manganese (mg/l) 2.0 4.0 5.0
Aluminum (mg/l) 2.0 4.0 5.0
Alkalinity greater than acidity1
Total Suspended Solids (mg/l) 35.0 70.0 90.0
1 The parameter is applicable at all times.

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. Section 401 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) (33 U.S.C.A. § 1341) requires the Commonwealth to certify that the involved projects will not violate the 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, the issuance of a Dam Permit or Water Obstruction and Encroachment Permit or the approval of an Environmental Assessment shall submit comments, suggestions or objections within 30 days of the date of this notice as well as any questions to the office noted before an 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. Each individual 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 working days at the office noted before the application.

 Persons with a disability who wish to attend the hearing and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate in the proceedings should contact the specified program. TDD users may contact the Department through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (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 FWPCA.

WATER OBSTRUCTIONS AND ENCROACHMENTS

Northeast Region: Waterways and Wetlands Program Manager, 2 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1915, Telephone 570-826-2511.

E13-190 Carbon County, P.O. Box 129, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District.

 To construct and maintain the following water obstructions and encroachments associated with a 27-foot wide access road and utilities serving the Carbon County Emergency Operations and Training Center:

 1) A 55-foot long, 48-inch diameter reinforced concrete pipe crossing of Unnamed Tributary to Nesquehoning Creek (HQ-CWF, MF) # 1 consisting of concrete wingwalls and riprap apron blended with natural streambed material.

 2) A 50-foot long, 48-inch diameter reinforced concrete pipe crossing of an Unnamed Tributary to Nesquehoning Creek (HQ-CWF, MF) # 2 consisting of concrete wingwalls and riprap apron blended with natural streambed material.

 3) A 2-inch diameter ductile iron water pipe, a 1.5-inch diameter PVC sewer line, and two (2) 4-inch diameter PVC electric conduits crossing of Unnamed Tributary to Nesquehoning Creek (HQ-CWF, MF) # 1 and adjacent EV Wetlands.

 4) A 2-inch diameter ductile iron water pipe, a 1.5-inch diameter PVC sewer line, and two (2) 4-inch diameter PVC electric conduits crossing of Unnamed Tributary to Nesquehoning Creek (HQ-CWF, MF) # 2 and adjacent EV Wetlands.

 The project will permanently impact 0.04-acre of EV Wetlands and 0.62-acre of 50-foot (assumed) 100-year floodway.

 The project is located directly east of the Carbon County Correctional Facility, approximately 0.4 mile east of the intersection of S.R. 93 (Hunter Street) and Broad Street (Weatherly, PA Quadrangle Latitude: 40° 52` 42.75"; Longitude: -75° 46` 46.27") in Nesquehoning Borough, Carbon County.

E54-366. New Philadelphia Borough, 15 MaComb Street, New Philadelphia, PA 17959, in New Philadelphia Borough, Schuylkill County, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District.

 To authorize the following water obstructions and encroachments associated with the New Philadelphia Borough Playground project:

 1. To excavate and place fill within the floodway and floodplain of the Schuylkill River for the construction of a bituminous pedestrian trail that's approximately 4,100 feet long, ranging from 5-foot to 8-feet in width.

 2. To construct and maintain a 5-foot wide by 65-foot long concrete ramp and 12-foot by 8-foot concrete pad within the floodway of the Schuylkill River.

 3. To construct and maintain park benches and base pads within the floodway and floodplain of the Schuylkill River.

 4. To construct and maintain a 51-foot by 28-foot parking area and access road within the floodway of the Schuylkill River.

 5. To construct and maintain a 53-foot by 20-foot parking area and access road within the floodplain of the Schuylkill River.

 6. To construct and maintain a gravel emergency access road that's approximately 12-foot wide by 200-foot long within the floodway and floodplain of the Schuylkill River.

 7. To construct and maintain 2 stream crossings of UNTs to the Schuylkill River. Crossing # 1 consists of a 30-foot long, 24-inch diameter SLCPP pipe depressed 6-inches below the existing streambed elevation with concrete headwalls and R-5 rip rap aprons. Crossing # 2 consists of a 21-foot long, 24-inch diameter SLCPP pipe depressed 6-inches below the existing streambed elevation with concrete headwalls and R-5 rip rap aprons.

 8. To construct and maintain a rain garden within the floodway of the Schuylkill River.

 9. To excavate various areas of material debris, stockpiles, and legacy coal piles and re-grade to match the surrounding topography within the floodway and floodplain of the Schuylkill River.

 The project is located at Little League Road (Pottsville and Orwigsburg, PA Quadrangle, Latitude: 40° 42` 59.4"; -76° 07` 32.2").

Southwest Region: Waterways & Wetlands Program, 400 Waterfront Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, Dana Drake, Waterways and Wetlands Program Manager, 412-442-4000.

E11-357, Say-Core, Inc., 132 Block Road, Portage, PA 15946, Portage Township, Cambria County, Pittsburgh ACOE District.

 The applicant proposes to:

 1. Construct and maintain a 200` section of 60" RCP culvert in Spring Run (CWF);

 2. Place and maintain fill in a de minimis amount of wetland (0.015 acre PSS wetland);

 3. Relocate and maintain an additional 250` of Spring Run;

 For the purpose of providing access to a concrete waste storage area. This project will permanently impact approximately 450 LF of watercourses, and a de minimis amount of wetlands. Mitigation was not proposed in the application. The project is located approximately 670 feet northwest of the intersection of Block Road and Jamestown Road (Ebensburg, PA USGS Topographic Quadrangle; Latitude: 40° 23` 39"; Longitude: -78° 39` 32"; USACE: Pittsburgh District; Sub-basin 18E), In Portage Township, Cambria County.

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