CAMA Pulls the Plug on Epiphany Fracking Waste Plant
A Letter opposing CAMA’s Chapter 105 Water Obstruction and Encroachment Permit Application E53-453
Thank you to The Allegheny Defense Project and Adirondack Mountain Club for their very powerful and informational letter to the Department of Environmental Protection. Read the letter in its entirety here
Action Alert! Letters Needed!
CAMA APPLIED FOR A PERMIT TO DEVELOP THE SITE FOR THE WASTE TREATMENT FACILITY!
Link to application here: Water Obstruction and Encroachment Permit (CAMA’s site prep permit application)
Notice from the PA Bulletin:
Applications Received under the Dam Safety and Encroachments Act (32 P.S. §§ 693.1-693.27} and section 302 of the Flood Plain Management Act (32 P.S. § 679.302} and Requests for Certification under section 401(a) of the FWPCA.
Coudersport Area Municipal Authority is seeking Department authorization giving consent to develop, operate and maintain a 0.48-acre site for the proposed Epiphany centralized waste treatment facility adjacent to their publicly owned wastewater treatment facility within the 100-year floodway and floodfringe of the Allegheny River. Epiphany site development within any demarcated 100-year FEMA floodway area shall not include any fill placement, whereas other floodway encroachment activities shall be limited to minimal excavation, backfill, and grading required for above-ground or subsurface utility installation. Site development for proposed the centralized waste treatment facility within demarcated 100-year FEMA floodfringe areas shall include, but not be limited to, fill placement to a maximum elevation of 1,625-feet to sufficiently provide facility stability, containment and floodproofing. The project is located along the southern right-of-way of SR 0006 approximately 390-feet south of Eulalia Township Toles Hollow Road and SR 0006 intersection.
Persons objecting to approval of CAMA's request for a Water Obstruction and Encroachment Permit may send their comments, suggestions or objections to: Department of Environmental Protection, 208 W Third Street, Suite 101, Williamsport, PA 17701-6448.
Attention: Regional Clean Water Program Manager
Comments should contain: The name, address and telephone number of the person commenting and identification of the certification request and a concise statement of comments, objections or suggestions including the relevant facts upon which they are based.
Comments should also contain identification of the certification request: E53-453. Coudersport Area Municipal Authority, 201 South West Street, Coudersport, PA 16915 Eulalia Township, Potter County. ACOE Pittsburgh Regulatory District. Coudersport Area Municipal Authority Site Development for Epiphany Centralized Waste Treatment Facility within the Allegheny River Floodway and Flood-fringe.
(Coudersport, PA Quadrangle: 41° 45' 37.0440" N; 78° 02' 32.2080" W).
For more info call the DEP phone: 570-327-3636
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