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IND. DEPT. OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT Solid Waste COMMENTS DUE

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

PUBLIC NOTICE NO.  12-03-F-AR

DATE COMMENTS DUE: April 20, 2012

Receipt of Application for a Land Application Permit

An application for a nonsite-specific biosolids land application permit was received by the Solid Waste Permits Section of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) on March 1, 2012 from the GRANDVIEW LAKE LOT OWNERS ASSOCATION, 5150 South 650 West, Columbus, Indiana.  The applicant is requesting a permit that will allow the land application of biosolids at agronomic rates to farmland located in BARTHOLOMEW, BROWN, DECATUR, JACKSON, and JOHNSON COUNTIES.  A copy of the application is on file at the Bartholomew County Library, the Brown County Public Library, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library, the Jackson County Public Library, the Johnson County Public Library for review or an electronic version of the application is available, in IDEM’s Virtual File Cabinet (VFC), via the internet using one of the following links:

 http://12.186.81.89/Pages/Member/

View.aspx?DocId=65219168 or  http://www.in.gov/idem/6551.htm

with the following directions:  In the first window, click “Document Search” and enter the document number 65219168 in the box on the upper right hand side of the screen.   Questions concerning this application can be directed to Randall Duckworth, Certified Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator, at (812) 447-8684.  This application was submitted in accordance with Indiana Administrative Code 327 IAC 6.1.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) recognize and encourages the beneficial use of biosolids through such practices as land application.  Upon issuance of a land application permit, permittees are allowed to land apply biosolids on qualifying farmland in designated counties, or specific farmland as designated in the permit, with permission of the landowner.  A land application permit controls the quality of the biosolids to be applied as well as the yearly and cumulative amount of biosolids which can be land applied to a site.

Procedures for the Formulation of Final Determination

Comment Period

The permit application is currently undergoing technical review by the IDEM Solid Waste Permits Section Staff.  Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this application.

Comments must be received within 30 days of publication of this notice. Deliver or mail all comments to:

Indiana Department of Environmental Management

Office of Land Quality

Permits Branch - Solid Waste Permits

Section

MC 65-45 IGCN 1101

100 North Senate Avenue

Indianapolis, Indiana  46204

Comments must indicate the permit applicant’s name and/or permit number, if applicable, in order for comments to be considered.  All comments must be postmarked no later than the date above to be considered in the formulation of the final determination.

Availability of Additional Information

A copy of this permit application is available for review and inspection at the county library indicated in this notice.  The application and related documents, comments received, and other pertinent information are on file and may be inspected at the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Room 1154, 100 North Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana, at any time between 9:00 a.m., and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  All of these documents may be copied at a cost of 10 cents per page.  Please bring the foregoing to the attention of persons whom you know would be interested in this matter.

12-080  3/21/2012  31551794

Obituaries
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Josephine Lee Cueto, 62, Morgantown
  Daughter of Priscilla Burgmeier of Nashville

Mary 'Jane' Kollman, 92, Nashville
  Mother of Janet (Tom) Gaskins of Nashville

Charlotte K. (Adkins) Wilson, 67, Franklin
  Former resident of Brown County

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