The Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board (“Board”) convened its regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m. on December 12, 2017, at the offices of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, in Jackson. Dennis Riecke chaired the meeting.
The Board approved minutes from the November meeting and the non-controversial actions/ certifications completed by the staff since the November meeting.
Following a prepared agenda, items considered were as follows:
OFFICE OF POLLUTION CONTROL
Mining/Solid Waste/Water II Branch
The Board approved Reissuance of Pretreatment Permit (MSP092273) for TransAmerican Waste Central Landfill, Inc., Central Landfill Facility in Pearl River County. No changes are being made to the existing permit. No attendees were present in the public hearing; no letters were submitted in opposition before the end of the comment period, and no one in opposition appeared at the meeting. Because the application is complete, MDEQ staff recommended issuance of the Permit.
OFFICE OF GEOLOGY
In accordance with MDEQ staff recommendations, the Board approved the following surface mining bond releases:
Surface Mining Bond Releases
|Ellis Construction Company, Inc.||Lowndes||P91-007||Final 10%|
|Ellis Construction Company, Inc.||Lowndes||P06-016||Final 10%|
|Eutaw Construction Company, Inc.||Monroe||P13-012||Final 40%|
|Ellis Construction Company, Inc.||Lowndes||P01-025||Final 10%|
|Ellis Construction Company, Inc.||Lowndes||P93-117||Final 10%|
|Tanner Construction Company, Inc.||Perry||P08-019A||Initial 25%|
|Tanner Construction Company, Inc.||DeSoto||P13-021T||Initial 10%|
|Tanner Construction Company, Inc.||DeSoto||P17-009||No Release|
|Walters Development, LLC||Jones||P07-030||No Release|
|Krystal Gravel, Inc.||Copiah||P92-107||No Release|
|Krystal Gravel, Inc.||Copiah||P94-103||Initial 90%|
|Krystal Gravel, Inc.||Copiah||P16-015||Additional 10%|
|Krystal Gravel, Inc.||Copiah||P16-032||Initial 10%|
|T. L. Wallace Construction, Inc.||Jones||P92-083||Final 50%|
|T. L. Wallace Construction, Inc.||Attala||P11-030||Initial 90%|
|T. L. Wallace Construction, Inc.||Lincoln||P12-010||Initial 10%|
|T. L. Wallace Construction, Inc.||George||P11-019||Initial 90%|
|Walters Development, LLC||Jones||P09-015||Additional 10%|
|Krystal Gravel, Inc.||Copiah||P10-027||Initial 10%|
|Krystal Gravel, Inc.||Copiah||P79-002T2||Initial 90%|
Surface Mining Transfer of Permits
In accordance with MDEQ staff recommendations, the Board approved the following surface mining permits to transfer:
|Walters Development, LLC is transferring to Vossburg South LLC||Clarke||P08-028T|
|Krystal Gravel, Inc., is transferring to 42, LLC||Copiah||P07-007|
Surface Mining Change of Ownership Name
In accordance with MDEQ staff recommendations, the Board approved the following change of ownership name:
|Preston Dobbs Truck Service is transferring to Preston Dobbs Trucking and Gravel Sales LLC||Monroe||P02-049A
Roy Furrh, MDEQ Legal Counsel, stated that there will be educational presentations to provide background information regarding permitting for poultry farms and salt water disposal. No date was provided at this time.
The next Permit Board meeting will be held on January 9, 2018, at 9 a.m.