Claremore Daily Progress

October 30, 2013

NOTICE OF ISSUANCE OF DRAFT TIER II PERMIT

Staff Writer
Claremore Progress

CLAREMORE —

Public Notice

PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA, OCTOBER 30, 2013.

NOTICE OF ISSUANCE OF DRAFT TIER II PERMIT

OPDES APPLICATION NO. WD13-828

Notice is hereby given that the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), at the address listed below, has processed and issued a draft permit to Sherwood Construction Company, Inc. , 5407 N. 145th East Avenue, Owasso, Oklahoma 74055, based on a Tier II applied filed on July 29, 2013, for a new permit with the DEQ.  A final permit, if issued, would allow Sherwood Construction Company, Inc. to treat and dispose of industrial wastewater at its new heavy equipment repair shop located in NE1/4, SW1/4, NW1/4, Section 10, Township 20N, Range 14EIM, Rogers County, Oklahoma.  Sherwood Construction Company, Inc. is a highway and commercial development construction company.  The wastewater generated from the facility is from a vehicle wash bay, garage floor drains, and from a concrete motor fuel AST containment.

A copy of the draft permit, statement of basis, application and other relevant documents may be reviewed at the Offices of the DEQ, Water Quality Division, 707 N. Robinson Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73102, between the hours of 8:00a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.  A copy of the draft permit, statement of basis and application may be reviewed at the Catoosa Public Library, 105 East Oak Street, Catoosa, OK 74015, during the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday, 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tuesday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Friday and 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Saturday.  A copy of the draft permit may be reviewed on the DEQ website at http://www.deq.state.ok.us/mainlinks/public permits.html.

Pursuant to 17A O.S. Sec 2-14-302, persons wishing to make concerning the draft permit may do so by sending the comments in writing to the Contact Person for the DEQ, at the address listed below, within thirty (30) days after the date of publication or mailing.  Comments should include:  (1) name and address of the interested person, (2) the application name to which the request relates, (3) the nature and basis of the interest of the person affected, and (4) a statement of the objection or comment, the basis of the objection or comment and any requested action by the DEQ.

The contact person for the DEQ, to schedule a date and time to review the application at the offices of the DEQ is:

Tammi L. Johnson

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality

P.O. Box 1677

707 N. Robinson, 8th Floor

Oklahoma City, OK 73101-1677

(405) 702-8170 or tammi.l.johnson@deq.ok.gov

The contact person for Sherwood Construction Company, Inc. is:

John Curtis, President

Sherwood Construction Company, Inc.

P.O. Box 10

Catoosa, OK 74015

(918) 266-6861

Pursuant to 17A O.S. Sec. 2-14-302, persons wishing to request a public meeting concerning the draft permit may do so by filing the request in writing to the Contact Person for the DEQ, at the address listed below, within thirty (30) days after the date of publication or mailing.  Requests for the public meeting should include:  (1) name and address of the interested person, (2) the application name to which the request relates, (3) the nature and basis of the interest of the person affected, and (4) a statement of the objection or comment, the basis of the objection or comment, and any requested action by the DEQ.  A copy of the request must also be sent to the applicant, through the contact person listed below.  A formal public meeting may be scheduled if there is a significant degree of public interest.  Notice of the date, time and place of the public meeting will be given to all parties of record.  A request for a public meeting may be combined with a submission of written comments.

If a public meeting is held, oral or written comments will be accepted at the meeting.  The DEQ shall, within ninety (90) days of the date the public comment period closes (or longer if extended by the Executive Director of the DEQ), issue responses to all public comments received.