Prepared By Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC
The Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board convened its regular monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m. on July 9, 2013, at the offices of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality in Jackson. Dennis Riecke chaired the meeting attended by all Board members. Minutes from the June meeting were approved, as were all non-controversial permits issued by the staff since the last meeting. Following a prepared agenda, items considered were as follows:
OFFICE OF POLLUTION CONTROL
Waste Management of Mississippi, Inc.
Pecan Grove Landfill and Recycling Center
(1) Reissuance and Modification Nonhazardous
Solid Waste Management Permit SW02101A0400
(2) Reissuance and Modification NPDES
Storm Water Discharge Permit MSS057843
(3) Reissuance State of Mississippi
Pretreatment Permit MSP091891
(4) Reissuance and Modification Title V
Air Permit to Operate Air Emissions
Waste Management of Mississippi, Inc. applied for renewal of the four permits listed above for its Pecan Grove Landfill and Recycling Center located approximately six miles north of Pass Christian, Mississippi. The permit renewals include minor modifications related to the design of the facility, but not to the overall capacity of the facility. MDEQ held a public hearing on June 25 to receive comments regarding the permit renewals. No comments were received during the public comment period. Per staff’s recommendation, the Board voted to approve the renewal of the permits listed above.
OFFICE OF GEOLOGY
Surface Mining Bond Release:
Neely Trucking & Excavating
Surface Mining Permit to Cancel:
Oyd’s Dirt Service, Inc.
The surface mining bond release and permit to cancel listed above were approved in accordance with the staff’s recommendation.
The next Permit Board meeting will be held on August 13, 2013.
This Newsletter is a publication of the Environmental Department of the law firm of Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes located in Jackson, Mississippi. This Newsletter is not designed or intended to provide legal or professional advice, as any such advice requires the consideration of the facts of the specific situation.
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