Public Notice

Published 2:40 pm Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Public Notice –Environmental Permit Modification

PURPOSE OF NOTICE: To announce a public meeting and seek public comment on a Class II permit modification request by International Paper to reduce groundwater monitoring requirements required under the facility’s Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Hazardous Waste Management Permit.
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: July 3, 2015 to September 2, 2015
PUBLIC MEETING: A public meeting will be held at 6:30PM on August 11, 2015 at The Ruth Campbell Memorial Library, 280 North College Drive, Franklin, VA 23851. Phone: (757) 562-4801.
PERMIT NAME AND NUMBER: Hazardous Waste Management and Facility-Wide Corrective Action Permit, EPA ID No. VAD003112265.
PERMIT APPLICANT: International Paper
FACILITY NAME AND LOCATION: International Paper, 34040 Union Camp Drive, Franklin, VA 23851
PERMITTEE CONTACT PERSON: Mr. Kyle G. Duffy, Environmental Health and Safety Manager, International Paper, 34040 Union Camp Drive, Franklin, VA 23851. Phone: (757) 569-4536.
MODIFICATION DESCRIPTION: In accordance with permit conditions, the facility is requesting approval to the following reductions in its groundwater monitoring program: biennial (every other year) sampling of SWMU 1, SWMU 2a, SWMU 4, SWMU 5, and SWMU 8; removal of lead from SWMU 2a and removal of well GW-47. These requests meet the permit-specified criteria for reductions in the frequency, location, and constituents analyzed. In addition, the facility is requesting approval to update its Permit to incorporate low-flow sampling procedures; to reflect previous and currently-requested permit modifications; and to incorporate references to the 2010 institutional controls placed on the property. The modification request was submitted to Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) on July 2, 2015.
INFORMATION AVAILABILITY: The modification request and any supporting documents can be viewed and copied at The Ruth Camp Campbell Memorial Library, 280 North College Drive, Franklin, VA 23851. The permittee’s compliance history during the life of the permit being modified is available from the Agency Contact person.
HOW TO COMMENT: DEQ accepts comments by e-mail, fax or postal mail. All comments must include the name, address and telephone number of the person commenting and be received by DEQ at the close of business on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 5:00 pm. The public may also write to the contact person at the address below to be added to the facility mailing list.
AGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION: Mr. Russell McAvoy, Permit Writer, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, P.O. Box, 10009, Richmond, VA 23240. Phone: (804) 698-4218; Email: