PURPOSE OF NOTICE: To seek public comment and announce an informational briefing and public hearing on a draft permit from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for the Radford Army Ammunition Plant Facility to manage hazardous waste in in Radford, Virginia.
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: July 21, 2021 to September 20, 2021.
INFORMATIONAL BREIFING: 30 W. Main Street, Radford, VA 24141, Radford Public Library, Community Meeting Room, on August 12, 2021 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
PUBLIC HEARING: 30 W. Main Street, Radford, VA 24141, Radford Public Library, Community Meeting Room, on August 25, 2021 at 7:00 pm
PERMIT NAME AND NUMBER: Hazardous Waste Treatment Permit, EPA ID No. VA1210020730
APPLICANT NAME: Radford Army Ammunition Plant
FACILITY NAME AND LOCATION: Radford Army Ammunition Plant, 4050 Peppers Ferry Road, Radford, VA 24143.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Radford Army Ammunition Plant applied for a reissued permit on March 20, 2012, for treatment of waste explosives by incineration. The facility is in Radford, Virginia. The draft permit will allow the facility to treat waste pyrotechnics, explosives, and propellants by incineration and store hazardous waste in tanks.
HOW TO COMMENT: DEQ accepts comments by hand-delivery, e-mail, fax or postal mail. All comments must include the name, address and telephone number of the person commenting and be received by DEQ within the comment period. The public may also write to the contact person at the address below to be added to the facility mailing list. The public may review the draft permit, fact sheet, and application at the DEQ, Blue Ridge Regional Office at 901 Russell Drive, Salem, Virginia 24153, every workday by appointment. Copies of the permit documents are also available at the DEQ, Office of Financial Responsibility and Waste Programs, 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400, Richmond, Virginia 23219, Radford Public Library, 30 W. Main Street, Radford, VA 24141, and the DEQ website www.deq.virginia.gov.
CONTACT FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS, DOCUMENT REQUESTS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Ashby Scott; DEQ, Office of Financial Responsibility and Waste Programs,
P.O. Box 1105,
Richmond, Virginia, 23218; Phone: 804 698-4467;
Fax (804) 698-4178;