The Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board (“Board”) convened its regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m. on September 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 July meeting and the non-controversial actions/ certifications completed by the staff since the June meeting.
Following a prepared agenda, items considered were as follows:
OFFICE OF POLLUTION CONTROL
Construction/Water II Branch
Design Precast and Pipe, Inc.:
Staff recommended and Board approved the Issuance of Coverage under the Ready Mix Concrete General Permit (MSG110319) in Harrison County.
Energy/Water II Branch
Mississippi Lignite Mining Company; (Visitors):
Staff recommended and Board approved the Request for NPDES Compliance ScheduleVariance for Selenium (MS0054046) in Choctaw County.
OFFICE OF GEOLOGY
In accordance with MDEQ staff recommendations, the Board approved the following surface mining bond releases:
|Joe McGee Construction Co., Inc.||Madison||Pll-024||Initial 90%|
|Standard Gravel Company, Inc.||Forrest||P03-008||Final 90%|
|TCB Construction Company, Inc.||Hancock||P93-022||Initial 30%|
|Edge Construction LLC||Lafayette||P13-013||Initial 90%|
In accordance with MDEQ staff recommendations, the Board approved the following surface mining permits to transfer:
|BASF Corporation transferring POS-004, P86-015, P88-013, P92-071, and P99-042AAA to EP Engineer Clays Corporation||Monroe||P05-004T P86-015T P88-013T P92-071T P99-042AAT|
Roy Furrh, MDEQ Legal Counsel, noted that the Commission members will have their pictures taken at the November 14, 2017 meeting and confirmed that everyone will be in attendance.
The next Permit Board meeting will be held on October 10, 2017, at 9 a.m.