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DIVISION OF WATER QUALITY

    
  DIVISION OF WATER QUALITY
UTAH DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL 
QUALITY
PUBLIC NOTICE OF REISSUANCE OF A UPDES PERMIT

PURPOSE OF PUBLIC NOTICE

	THE PURPOSE OF THIS PUBLIC NOTICE IS TO DECLARE THE STATE OF UTAH'S
INTENTION TO REISSUE A UTAH POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM
(UPDES) PERMIT UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE UTAH WATER QUALITY ACT, SECTION
19-5-104 AND 107, UTAH CODE ANNOTATED 1953, AS AMENDED.  SAID "PERMIT"
REFERS TO UPDES PERMIT AND THE STATEMENT OF BASIS (INCLUDING THE TOTAL
MAXIMUM DAILY LOADS (TMDL'S)) IF APPLICABLE, AS PER SECTION 303 (d) OF
THE FEDERAL CLEAN WATER ACT (CWA).
 
PERMIT INFORMATION
PERMITTEE NAME:		General Permit for Coal Mining
MAILING ADDRESS:		P.O. Box 144870, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4870
TELEPHONE NUMBER:	(801) 538-6146
FACILITY LOCATION:		288 North 1460 West, Salt Lake City, UT 
UPDES PERMIT NO.:		UTG040000

BACKGROUND

	Utah Administrative Code (UAC) Section R317-8-2.5 authorizes the
issuance of general permits to categories of point sources within the
same geographical area, which involve similar types of operations,
discharge the same types of wastes, and require similar effluent
limitations and pollution control measures. This general permit will
cover discharges of treated wastewater from coal mining operations. 
The following facilities have submitted Notice of Intents for coverage
under the General Permit for Coal Mining and will be issued coverage
pending results of this public notice: Savage Coal Terminal
(UTG040005), Castle Valley Mining (UTG040006), Wildcat Loadout
(UTG040007), Cottonwood Coal Preparation and Blending Facility
(UTG040009), Wellington Preparation Plant (UTG040010), Banning Coal
Loadout Facility (UTG040011), Horizon Mine (UTG040019), Utah American
Energy, Inc. - Lila Canyon Mine Facility (UTG040024), Star Point
Refuse Pile (UTG040025), Consolidation Coal Company - Hidden Valley
Mine (UTG040026), Kinney #2 Mine (UTG040028) and Utah American Energy,
Inc. - Tower Mine Facility (UTG040029).

PUBLIC COMMENTS

	Public comments are invited any time prior to close of business on
April 26, 2013.   Written public comments can be submitted to: Mike
Herkimer, UPDES Engineering Section, Utah  Division of Water Quality,
P.O. Box 144870, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4870 or by email at:
mherkimer@utah.gov . After considering public comment the Utah Water
Quality Board may execute the permit reissuance, revise it, or abandon
it.

	The permit is available for public review under "Public
Participation" at www.waterquality.utah.gov/.  If internet access is
not available, a copy may be obtained by calling Mike Herkimer at
801-536-4386.  
Published in the Emery County Progress March 26, 2013.
    
    

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