Details for Public Notice Environmental Permit PURPOSE OF NOTICE: To seek public


Public Notice Environmental Permit PURPOSE OF NOTICE: To seek public comment on a draft permit from the Department of Environmental Quality that will allow the release of treated wastewater into a water body in Madison County, Virginia. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: January 9, 2020 to February 7, 2020 PERMIT NAME: Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Wastewater issued by DEQ, under the authority of the State Water Control Board APPLICANT NAME, ADDRESS AND PERMIT NUMBER: Rapidan Service Authority, P.O. Box 148, Ruckersville, VA 22968, VA0022845 NAME AND ADDRESS OF FACILITY: Madison WWTP, 1033 Fishback Road, Madison, VA 22727 PROJECT DESCRIPTION: NAME OF APPLICANT has applied for a reissuance of a permit for the public Madison Wastewater Treatment Plant. The applicant proposes to release treated sewage wastewaters from residential areas at a rate of 0.08 million gallons per day into a water body. The sludge will be disposed by landfill. The facility proposes to release the treated sewage in Little Dark Run in Madison County in the Rappahannock watershed. A watershed is the land area drained by a river and its incoming streams. The permit will limit the following pollutants to amounts that protect water quality: pH, BOD5, Total Residual Chlorine, Ammonia as Nitrogen, Total Suspended Solids, and Dissolved Oxygen. The permit requires monitoring without limitation for the following pollutants: Total Hardness, Total Recoverable Zinc, and Flow. HOW TO COMMENT AND/OR REQUEST A PUBLIC HEARING: DEQ accepts comments and requests for public hearing by hand-delivery, e-mail or postal mail. All comments and requests must be in writing and be received by DEQ during the comment period. Submittals must include the names, mailing addresses and telephone numbers of the commenter/requester and of all persons represented by the commenter/requester. A request for public hearing must also include: 1) The reason why a public hearing is requested. 2) A brief, informal statement regarding the nature and extent of the interest of the requester or of those represented by the requester, including how and to what extent such interest would be directly and adversely affected by the permit. 3) Specific references, where possible, to terms and conditions of the permit with suggested revisions. A public hearing may be held, including another comment period, if public response is significant, based on individual requests for a public hearing, and there are substantial, disputed issues relevant to the permit. CONTACT FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS, DOCUMENT REQUESTS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The public may review the draft permit and application at the DEQ-Northern Regional Office by appointment, or may request electronic copies of the draft permit and fact sheet. Name: Alison Thompson Address: DEQ-Northern Regional Office, 13901 Crown Court, Woodbridge, VA 22193 Phone: (703) 583-3834 E-mail:



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