PO Box 301463
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1463
(334) 271-7700


Account Code:  202

Pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) is proposing to issue an Order to Waites Construction, Turner 280 Borrow Pit, Expired NPDES ALG890550, in Harpersville, Shelby County, Alabama.

The violations consisted of: unpermitted and/or noncompliant discharges; effective BMPs not implemented and/or maintained; commencement/continuation of regulated activity prior to obtaining valid ADEM NPDES permit coverage; noncompliance with applicable ADEM rules and permit requirements.

The order, if issued, would require the operator to: submit a plan to correct all violations; implement and maintain effective BMPs; comply with applicable ADEM rules and permit requirements; perform corrective actions; pay a civil penalty in the amount of $12,385.

Interested persons may submit written comments, including request for a hearing, within 30-days of the publication date of this notice, to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, attention Jeffery W. Kitchens, Chief of Water Division, PO Box 301463, Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1463.  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 webpage at 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 15th day of March, 2020, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

        Lance R. LeFleur


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