NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE MAINE WASTE DISCHARGE LICENSE APPLICATION Please take note that, pursuant to 38 MRSA, Section 413 and 414-A. Domtar Maine LLC. of 144 Main Street, Baileyville, Maine 04694 intends to file a waste water discharge application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The application is made for existing licensed discharges of up to 45 M.G.D. of Secondary Treated Wastewater , Non -contact Cooling Waters, Condensate and Stormwaters, from it’s Pulp Mill to the St. Croix River in the Town of Baileyville, Maine. The existing discharges are through 3 direct multiple industrial point sources and 2 internal point sources associated with the primary activity described above. This application includes a request to retain the existing established mixing zone in the St. Croix River, inside of which classification standards and uses not need to be met, pursuant to 38 MRSA, Section 451. The application will be filed on or aboutDecember 2, 2009 for public inspection at the DEP’s offices in Augusta during normal working hours. A copy of the application may also be seen at the municipal offices in Baileyville, Maine. A request for a public hearing or a request that the Board of Environmental Protection assume jurisdiction over this application must be received by the DEP, in writing, no later than 20 days after the application is found acceptable for processing, or 30 days from the date of this notice, whichever is longer. Requests shall state the nature of the issue(s) to be raised. Unless otherwise provided by law, a hearing is discretionary and may be held if the Commissioner of the Board finds significant public interest or there is conflicting technical information. Public comment on the application will be accepted throughout the processing of the application. Written public comments may be sent to the Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Land & Water Quality, State House Station # 17, Augusta, ME 04333. During the time specified above, persons wishing to receive copies of draft permits and supporting documents, when available, may request them from DEP. Persons receiving a draft permit shall have 30 days in which to submit comments or request a public hearing on the draft. Public comment will be accepted until a final administrative action is taken to approve, approve with conditions or deny this application. Written public comments or requests for information may be made to the Division of Water Resources Regulation, Department of Environmental Protection, State House Station #17, Augusta, ME 04333. Telephone (207) 287-3901. Dec. 3, 2009
Posted Dec. 02, 2009, at 7:51 p.m.