ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
P.O. Box 301463 (36130-1463)
1400 Coliseum Boulevard (36110-2400)
 Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1463
(334) 271-7700

PROPOSED CONSENT ORDER

Account Code:  350

DEKALB COUNTY

Pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act, Ala. Code §§22-22A-1 to 22-22A-16 (2006 Rplc. Vol.), the Alabama Department of Environmental Management is proposing to issue a Consent Order to Valley Joist, LLC, the owner/operator of a steel joist manufacturing facility in Fort Payne, DeKalb County, Alabama.

The violation consisted of beginning construction of an air source without applying for a permit.

The Department is proposing a civil penalty in the amount of $12,000.

Interested persons may submit written comments, including request for a hearing, within 30 days of the publication date of this notice, to:

Ronald W. Gore, Chief
ADEM‑Air Division
1400 Coliseum Blvd.
[Mailing address: PO Box 301463; Zip 36130-1463]
Montgomery, Alabama 36110-2400

The comment period shall end at the close of business 30 days from the publication date of this notice.  A copy of the proposed Order is available on the ADEM web page at http://adem.alabama.gov/compInfo/adminOrders.cnt, or may be obtained by written request to the above address.  A nominal fee for copying may be charged.

This notice is hereby given this 27th day of February, 2020, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

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Lance R. LeFleur
Director

Nondiscrimination Statement:  The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the administration of its programs.