DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
PROPOSED SOLID WASTE PERMIT RENEWAL AND MODIFICATION
ALABAMA SOLID WASTES AND
MANAGEMENT ACT AND
REQUEST FOR COMMENTS
PUBLIC NOTICE – 422
International Paper has applied for a permit renewal and minor modification to an industrial waste landfill known as the International Paper Company Landfill (Permit 66-02). The modification requests to include construction and demolition debris as part of the waste stream. The landfill is located in Sections 28, 29, 32 and 33, Township 12 North, Range 6 East in Wilcox County, Alabama. The permitted facility consists of approximately 53.37 acres with 31.63 acres permitted for disposal operations. All previously approved variances have been requested and shall remain in the permit.
The waste stream for the International Paper Company Landfill would remain non-putrescible and non-hazardous construction and demolition debris and industrial waste consisting of wood waste (bark, butt logs, sander dust, sawdust, scrap lumber, paper, etc.), styrofoam, rags, nuts, bolts, concrete, dirt and slaker grit, dregs of lime (including unburned carbon with small amounts of iron and alumina), dredged material from ash ponds, dregs from green liquor filter, waste from the old corrugated clippings plant to include plastic, wire, cardboard and associated non-hazardous solid waste, asbestos, resin solids, small quantity oil contaminated soil and debris, RCRA empty containers unsuitable to hold liquid, cooling tower sludge, and salt cake. The service area for the International Paper Company Landfill would remain International Paper Company Plant located in Wilcox County, Alabama. The maximum average daily volume of waste disposed at the International Paper Company Landfill would remain 1,095 cubic yards per day.
Copies of the landfill application form and proposed permit are available for public inspection electronically via the ADEM website at http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/publicNotices.cnt and the complete application at the following location Monday – Friday (except legal holidays), 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. A nominal fee for copying and/or mailing may be charged. Arrangements for copying should be made in advance.
Russell A. Kelly, Chief
1400 Coliseum Blvd.
[Mailing address: PO Box 301463;
Persons wishing to comment may do so, in writing or by email, to the Department's named contact above within 35 days following the publication date of this notice. In order to affect final decisions, comments must offer technically substantial information that is applicable to the proposed permit.
A written request for a public hearing may also be filed within that 35-day period and must state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the hearing. The Director shall hold a public hearing upon receipt of a significant number of technical requests.
After consideration of all written comments, review of any public hearing record, and consideration of the requirements of the Alabama Solid Wastes and Recyclable Materials Management Act, and applicable regulations, the Department will make a final determination. The Department will develop a response to comments, which will become part of the public record and will be available to persons upon request. Notice will be sent to any person requesting notice of the final action.
The Department maintains a list of interested individuals who are mailed legal notices regarding proposed permits. If you wish to receive such notices, contact the Permits & Services Division via telephone (334-271-7714), US Mail (P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, AL 36130-1463), or e-mail (email@example.com).
Notice is hereby given this 30th day of September, 2020, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.
Lance R. LeFleur
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.