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North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality Public Notice Issue of an NDPDES Permit Public Notice Date: 11/15/2019 Purpose of Public Notice The Department intends to issue the following North Dakota Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NDPDES) Discharge Permit under the authority of Section 61-28-04 of the North Dakota Century Code.

North Dakota Department of
Environmental Quality Public Notice
Issue of an NDPDES Permit
Public Notice Date: 11/15/2019
Purpose of Public Notice
The Department intends to issue the following North Dakota Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NDPDES) Discharge Permit under the authority of Section 61-28-04 of the North Dakota Century Code.
Permit Information
Public Notice Number: ND-2019-025
Application Date: 7/1/2019
Application Number: NDR32
Applicant Name: General Permit NDR320000-Stormwater from Mining, Extraction & Paving Material Preparation Industries
Mailing Address: ND Dept of Env Quality, Div of Water Quality, 918 East Divide Ave, Bismarck ND 58501-1947
Telephone Number: 701.328.5242
Proposed Permit Expiration Date: 12/31/2024
Description
The general permit applies to mining, extraction and paving facilities in North Dakota. The general permit regulates stormwater discharges from coal, gravel, scoria and other mineral mining operations, oil and gas facilities, and concrete and asphalt batch plants. The permit requires the implementation of a pollution prevention plan to reduce stormwater pollution. The permit includes discharge limits based on prohibitions, best management practices, water quality standards, and other considerations applicable to the activities.
Tentative Determinations
Proposed effluent limitations and other permit conditions have been made by the Department. They assure that State Water Quality Standards and applicable provisions of the FWPCAA will be protected.
Information Requests and Public Comments
Copies of the application, draft permit, and related documents are available for review. Comments or requests should be directed to the ND Dept of Env Quality, Div of Water Quality, 918 East Divide Ave, Bismarck ND 58501-1947 or by calling 701.328.5210.
All comments received by December 18, 2019 will be considered prior to finalizing the permit. If there is significant interest, a public hearing will be scheduled. Otherwise, the Department will issue the final permit within sixty (60) days of this notice. If you require special facilities or assistance relating to a disability, call TDD at 1.800.366.6868.
(Published: November 15, 2019)