Notice is hereby given that Shores and Ruark Seafood Inc. has applied for a permit from the Marine Resources Commission to construct a 21-foot by 28-foot open-pile commercial deck area to support an existing seafood and aquaculture business adjacent to their property situated along Robinson Creek at 453 Johnson Drive in Middlesex County.
Send comments/inquiries within 15 days to: Marine Resources Commission, Habitat Management Division, 2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor, Newport News, Virginia 23607.(12-24-1t)
PURPOSE OF NOTICE: To seek public comment and announce a public hearing on a draft permit from the Department of Environmental Quality that will allow the release of treated wastewater into a water body in Middlesex County, Virginia.
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: December 18, 2008 to 4:00 p.m. on February 6, 2009.
PUBLIC HEARING: Saint Clare Walker Middle School Auditorium in Locust Hill on January 21, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.
PURPOSE OF HEARING: To obtain input from the public related to this project for the DEQ to consider.
INFORMATION BRIEFING: Saint Clare Walker Middle School Auditorium in Locust Hill on January 21, 2009 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
PERMIT NAME: Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit--Wastewater issued by DEQ, under the authority of the State Water Control Board APPLICANT NAME, ADDRESS AND PERMIT NUMBER: Middlesex County; P.O. Box 428, Saluda, VA 23149; VA0091316.
FACILITY NAME AND LOCATION: Middlesex Courthouse Wastewater Treatment Plant; Northern side of Route 33, 0.25 mile east of Courthouse Drive.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Middlesex County has applied for
reissuance of a permit for the public Middlesex Courthouse Wastewater Treatment Plant. The applicant proposes to release treated sewage wastewaters from residential and small business areas at a rate of 39,900 gallons per day into a water body. Sludge from the treatment process will be disposed by pump and haul method by a licensed septage hauler. The facility proposes to release the treated sewage in an Unnamed Tributary to Urbanna Creek in Middlesex County in the Rappahannock River watershed. A watershed is the land area drained by a river and its incoming streams. The permit will limit the following pollutants to amounts that protect water quality; organic matter and solids.
ISSUES RAISED BY PUBLIC: The previous public comment period was from September 11, 2008 to October 14, 2008. The comments received at that time included the following: The effect that the proposed discharge may have on shellfish closures or condemnations, tidal flushing within Urbanna Creek, the effect on private “protective covenants”, public trust in the County, Chesapeake Bay nutrients, the volume of the discharge, the possibility of groundwater contamination, long term versus short term solutions to the County’s sewage problems, public participation in the County’s decisions, the availability of less expensive alternatives, County zoning regulations, and water quality concerns for Urbanna Creek.
HOW TO COMMENT: DEQ accepts comments by e-mail, fax or postal mail. All comments must include the name, address and telephone number of the person commenting and must be received by DEQ during the comment period. DEQ also accepts written and oral comments at public hearings. To make a statement at a public hearing, write your name on a sign-up sheet available before the hearing. You may sign up only for yourself. The time allowed for each statement is set by the hearing officer. The public may review the draft permit and application at the DEQ office named below:
CONTACT FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS, DOCUMENT REQUESTS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Jeremy Kazio; Piedmont Regional Office, 4949-A Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060; Phone: 804-527-5044; E-mail: ; Fax: 804-527-5106. The public may review the draft permit and application at the DEQ office named above by appointment.(12-18-2t)
VA ABC RETAIL LICENSE
Posting and Publishing Notice
1134 Timberneck Road
Deltaville, Middlesex, VA 23043
The above establishment is
applying to the
Virginia Department of
Alcoholic Beverage Control
Wine and Beer
On and Off Premises and
Mixed Beverages On Premises
to sell or manufacture
Ruth Kaufhold, President