ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

FOR PROPOSED REVISIONS TO DIVISION 335-1 (GENERAL ADMINISTRATION), AND DIVISION 335-3 (AIR DIVISION)

ADEM ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

PUBLIC NOTICE – 350

 

Rule

Title

335-1-1-.03

335-1-1-.04

Organization and Duties of the Commission

Organization of the Department

335-3-3-.05

Incineration of Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste

   

Notice is hereby given that a hearing before the Department of Environmental Management of the State of Alabama will be held on September 6, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in the Main Hearing Room at the ADEM – Central Office location at 1400 Coliseum Blvd. in Montgomery, to consider proposed revisions to Division 335-1 (General Administration), and Division 335-3 (Air Division) of the ADEM Administrative Code.

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management proposes to amend ADEM Administrative Code Rules 335-1-1-.03, 335-1-1-.04, and 335-3-3-.05. Revisions to rules 335-1-1-.03 and 335-1-1-.04 are being proposed to include the federal Clean Air Act requirements that members of Boards and Commissions which oversee State air quality efforts conform to requirements in the Act involving disclosure of potential conflicts of interest.

Revisions to rule 335-3-3-.05 are being proposed to incorporate an equivalent production-based mercury emission limit, and add additional monitoring and recordkeeping requirements, for Existing Commercial and Industrial Solid Waste Incineration Units in the waste-burning kiln category.

Copies of the proposed rules (Division 1 and Division 3) are available at a cost of 30 cents per page at each of the office locations listed below. The summary of reasons supporting the revisions are available free of charge. Copies of the proposed rules and the summary of reasons can also be found on the Internet at http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/pubHearings.cnt

at no cost.

ADEM, Office of General Counsel
Attn: Frieda Thomas
1400 Coliseum Boulevard
(P. O. Box 30l463, Zip code 36130-1463)
Montgomery, AL 36110-2400
(334) 260-4510

ADEM, Birmingham Field Office
Attn: Mary Taylor
110 Vulcan Road
Birmingham, AL 35209-4702
(205) 942-6168

ADEM, Decatur Field Office
Attn: Jan Childers
2715 Sandlin Road, SW
Decatur, AL 35603-1333
(256) 353-1713

ADEM, Mobile Field Office
Attn: Jenika Monroe
2204 Perimeter Road
Mobile, AL 36615-1131
(251) 450-3400

Southeast Alabama Regional Planning & Development Commission
462 North Oates, 4th Floor
Dothan, AL 36303

Alabama - Tombigbee Rivers Planning & Development Commission
Courthouse Annex
107 Broad Street
Camden, AL 36726

East Alabama Regional Planning & Development Commission
1130 Quintard Avenue
Anniston, AL 36201

The public hearing is being held to receive data, views, and arguments from interested persons regarding the proposed rules. Attendance at the hearing is not necessary to present such data, views, arguments, or comments as the same may be submitted in writing, but must be received by Ronald W. Gore prior to 5:00 p.m. on September 8, 2017.

Written submissions and other inquiries should be directed to: Ronald W. Gore, Chief, Air Division, Alabama Department of Environmental Management, P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL 36130-1463 (street address: 1400 Coliseum Boulevard, Montgomery, AL 36110-2400) or by e-mail at rwg@adem.alabama.gov.

Any person wishing to participate in this hearing who needs special accommodations should contact the Department’s Permits and Services Division at (334) 271-7714 at least five working days prior to the hearing.

This notice is hereby given this 23rd day of July, 2017, by authority of ADEM.

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.