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Public Notice - Bio-Solids Land Application Permit

Public Notice – Environmental Permit Application

PURPOSE OF NOTICE: To announce a public meeting on a permit application for the land application of biosolids in Louisa County, Virginia.

PUBLIC MEETING: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 6 pm. Louisa County Water Authority Conference Room. 23 Loudin Lane, Louisa, VA 23093

PURPOSE OF PUBLIC MEETING: For DEQ to discuss technical issues related to the permit application and receive public input on the permit application for the agency to consider; discuss the standard content of permits; and detail how the public can provide comment on a draft permit.

PROPOSED PERMIT NAME: Virginia Pollution Abatement (VPA) Permit issued by DEQ, under the authority of the State Water Control Board.

NAME AND ADDRESS OF APPLICANT: Louisa County Water Authority, PO Box 9, 23 Loudin Lane, Louisa, VA 23093

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The Louisa County Water Authority has submitted a permit application that would authorize the land application of biosolids to 554 gross acres on 4 sites in Louisa County. The biosolids will be land applied as a fertilizer at a controlled rate in accordance with a nutrient management plan that will be developed for each site. The applicant proposes to utilize biosolids on farmland without a discharge to surface waters. The public may review the permit application at the public meeting and at the DEQ office named below.

CONTACT FOR DOCUMENT REQUESTS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Beth Biller; DEQ Northern Regional Office, 13901 Crown Court, Woodbridge, VA 22193; telephone (703) 583-3896; email beth.biller@deq.virginia.gov.