Details for NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHG

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of Application for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit to Discharge Treated Wastewater Into Waters of the State of Georgia. The Environmental Protection Division has received a new NPDES permit application for the reissuance of an existing NPDES permit. Having reviewed such application, the Environmental Protection Division proposes to issue for a maximum term of five years the following permit subject to specific pollutant limitations and special conditions: City of Buford, 2300 Buford Hwy, Buford, Georgia 30518, NPDES Permit No. GA0023167, for the Southside Water Pollution Control Plant located at 1201 Chatham Road, Buford, Georgia 30518. Up to 2.0 MGD of treated wastewater is being discharged to the Suwanee Creek in the Chattahoochee River Basin. The permit also includes effluent limitations and monitoring requirements for the expanded flow of 3.0 MGD. Persons wishing to comment upon or object to the proposed determinations are invited to submit same in writing to the EPD address below, or via e-mail at EPDcomments@dnr.ga.gov, no later than thirty (30) days after this notification. If you choose to e-mail your comments, please be sure to include the words “NPDES permit reissuance – Southside Water Pollution Control Plant – GA0023167 (Gwinnett County)” in the subject line to ensure that your comments will be forwarded to the correct staff. All comments received prior to or on that date will be considered in form formulation of final determinations regarding the application. A public hearing may be held where the EPD Director finds a significant degree of public interest in a proposed permit or group of permits. Additional information regarding public hearing procedures is available by writing the Environmental Protection Division. A fact sheet or copy of the draft permit is available by writing the Environmental Protection Division. A copying charge of 10 cents per page will be assessed. The permit application, draft permit, comments received, and other information are available for review at 2 MLK, Jr. Dr., Suite 1152E, Atlanta, GA 30334, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For additional information contact: Benoit Causse, Wastewater Regulatory Program, phone (404) 463-1511 or e-mail benoit.causse@dnr.ga.gov.

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