Fredericktown Area Business Seeks Permit to Discharge into the Kokosing River
October 27, 2015 - 1:16 AM
FREDERICKTOWN - Ohio EPA will hold an information session and public hearing at 6
p.m. on Nov. 9, 2015, to accept comments about a draft permit for a
proposed discharge to the Kokosing River. The hearing will be held at
the Zolman Memorial Building, 6880 State Route 95, Chesterville Township
National Lime & Stone Co. has proposed the 4 million gallon per
day maximum discharge from its sand and gravel quarry located at 7250
Route 95 E., Chesterville Township. The draft permit places limits on
the amount of suspended solids (rock dust) that can be discharged with
the water and would require the company to measure flow rate and pH.
Ohio EPA values public input. Comments may be presented at the public
meeting or submitted in writing. Verbal and written comments are given
To best prepare to give testimony or written comments, please note,
this draft permit applies only to the quality of the proposed discharge
and its effects on the Kokosing River. Ohio EPA does not have the
authority to consider this facility’s possible effects on private wells
or local roads.
Written comments must be received no later than Nov. 16, and sent to
Ohio EPA-DSW, Permits Processing, P.O. Box 1049, Columbus, Ohio
43216-1019 or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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