NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF PRETREATMENT PROGRAM MODIFICATION REGARDING WOODBURN’S LOCAL DISCHARGE LIMITATIONS

NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF PRETREATMENT PROGRAM MODIFICATION REGARDING WOODBURN’S LOCAL DISCHARGE LIMITATIONS a) The City of Woodburn is proposing to modify the Local Limits on 12 pollutants that could cause interference, pass through, sludge contamination, or worker health and safety problems when those pollutants are discharged into the City’s sewer system. The proposed modifications apply to industrial and commercial discharges. The City is required by federal law to periodically evaluate the need to implement and/or revise local limits to discharged pollutants from its industrial pretreatment program. If the proposed modifications of Local Limits is approved, it may require modification and/or re-issuance of existing wastewater discharge permits issued to industrial users by the City. A copy of the proposed modifications may be found at www.woodburn-or.gov under Latest News – Pretreatment Program Modification page, and at the Woodburn Public Library – 280 Garfield St, Woodburn, OR 97071. The City of Woodburn is accepting written comments and requests for public hearing on the proposed modification to the local limits through 5:00 p.m. on July 17, 2019. Written comments must be received at 270 Montgomery St, Woodburn, OR 97071 – Attn: City Recorder, or emailed to carol.leimbach@ci.woodburn.or.us, in order to be considered. The proposed modifications incorporate the most recent review of sampling and analytical data representing pollutant loadings to the POTW. The purpose of discharge limitations are to protect the biological treatment process, ensure the safety of treatment plant workers, comply with water quality standards and to protect the biosolids quality for reuse. The EPA requires cities with approved pretreatment programs periodically review and update existing local discharge limitations. In order to comply with the requirements of 40 CFR Parts 122, 403, 503, and State (DEQ) requirements, local discharge limits have been developed to control conventional, non-conventional, and toxic pollutant discharges from nondomestic industrial users (IU’s). b) The modifications will be approved by the DEQ if no substantial comments are received and no requests for a public hearing are received by a date specified in the notice. c) The DEQ will approve the modifications if there are no changes to the modifications as a result of the public notice; and d) The public comment period on the proposed modifications and/or request a public hearing is thirty-five (35) days. Published June 12, 2019. WI114608

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Publication: Miscellaneous 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2019/06/12

End Date: 2019/06/12

Owner: City of Woodburn

City: WOODBURN

County: Marion