The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Water and Waste Management is holding a virtual public hearing for Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.’s application for an WV NPDES Water Pollution Control Permit Modification. The proposed modification involves adding 11.2 acres of earth disturbance to the existing permit for access roads, drilling pads, and lay down areas associated with Phase 2 of the Parsons-Davis (Corridor H) Core Boring Project, and will discharge treated stormwater into an unnamed tributary of Roaring Run, Slip Hill Run, Mill Run, Big Run, Tub Run, the North Fork of the Blackwater River, Pendleton Creek, and Beaver Creek.
A virtual public hearing on the draft application will be held on Tuesday, December 19, 2023 from 6 to 8 p.m. The WVDEP will provide information, answer questions, and accept official comments.
Pre-registration for the hearing is required. To register, please complete the registration form at: https://forms.gle/S1yDKgpE8qHPcwmJA or call Terry Fletcher at 304-926-0499 ext. 49720 by 5 p.m. the day of the hearing. Registrants will receive a separate email with the link and call-in number for the virtual hearing once the registration deadline passes.
Written comments can also be submitted via email to DEP.Comments@wv.gov or regular mail to:
Director, Division of Water and Management, DEP
ATTN: Sharon Mullins, Permitting Section
601 57th Street SE
Charleston, WV 25304-2345
The comment period closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 29, 2023. All comments submitted by this date, including those provided at the hearing, will be considered prior to the agency issuing its final determination.
Hard or digital copies of the application are available upon request. To request a copy or for more information, contact the above WVDEP staff member Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Individuals requiring Telecommunication Device (TDD) may contact our agency by calling 800-422-5700.