DEEP: F&G, LLC - Notice of Tentative Determination (Waterbury)

Notice of Tentative Determination to Approve
Volume Reduction Plant and Recycling Facility
Applicant: F&G, LLC
Application No. 201608469
Town: Waterbury
 
The Commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (“DEEP”) hereby gives notice that a tentative determination has been reached to approve the following application.
 
Application No.: 201608469
Applicant's Name and Address: F&G, 15 Mullen Road, Enfield, CT 06082
Contact Name/Phone/Email: Jonathan Murray, 860-746-3218
 jonathan@usarecycle.com
Type of Permit/Activity: Permit to Construct and Operate
Relevant statute(s)/Regulation: CGS Section 22a-208a, RCSA 22a-209-1 et. seq.
Type of Facility: Volume Reduction Plant and Recycling Facility
Facility/Site Location:
 
Facility design capacity: 
260 Railroad Hill Street, Waterbury, CT 06708
 
700 tons per day
Hours of operation:
 
 
Facility maximum storage capacity:
Monday - Friday 5:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 5:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 
9,702 cubic yards

 
The Facility consists of: one site access gate; an office and scale house building; one truck scale; a volume reduction building area that includes: tipping floors for storage and processing activities; indoor areas dedicated for storage and processing; an elevated pick-line with storage bunkers for processing Recyclable Items; one baler; and outdoor staging areas for loaded and/or empty containers and trailers.  Application No. 201608469 seeks authorization for the receipt and processing of 700 tons per day of the following types of solid waste: (a) Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) including Oversized MSW, putrescible and non-putrescible MSW; (b) Construction & Demolition Waste which may contain Clean Wood, scrap tires, scrap metal including appliances containing clouroflourocarbon liquid and propane tanks without valves; (c) Commingled Recyclable Items; and (d) Mixed Paper.  Application No. 201608469 also seeks authorization to for the addition of a sorting conveyor for the fiber processing line and an inclined feed conveyor for baling MSW. The Facility is currently registered under the Commercial General Permit, Registration No. 15101223-CGP-F, for the management of recyclables.    The general permit registration No. 15101223-CGP-F issued on August 21, 2016 will no longer be in effect upon the Commissioner’s granting of an authorization to operate the Facility. 
 
INFORMATION REQUESTS/PUBLIC COMMENT
 
This application has been assigned No. 201608469; please use this number when corresponding with DEEP regarding this application. Interested persons may obtain a copy of the application from the applicant’s contact noted above. The application and supporting documentation are available for inspection at DEEP Waste Engineering and Enforcement Division, Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and at other times by appointment. Questions may be directed to Brent Madho of the Solid Waste Permitting Program at 860-424-3092 or Brent.Madho@ct.gov
 
Before making a final decision on this application, the Commissioner shall consider written comments on the application from interested persons.  Written comments on the application should be directed to Brent Madho, Waste Engineering and Enforcement Division, Bureau of Material Management and Compliance Assurance, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106-5127, or may be submitted via electronic mail to: Brent.Madho@ct.gov no later than thirty (30) days from the publication date of this notice.
 
PETITIONS FOR PUBLIC HEARING

The Commissioner may conduct a public hearing if the Commissioner determines that the public interest will best be served thereby, or shall hold a hearing upon receipt of a petition signed by at least twenty-five persons.  Petitions should include the application number noted above and also identify a contact person to receive notifications. Petitions may also identify a person who is authorized to engage in discussions regarding the application and, if resolution is reached, withdraw the petition.  Original signed petitions may be scanned and sent electronically to deep.adjudications@ct.gov or may be mailed or delivered to: DEEP Office of Adjudications, 79 Elm Street, 3rd floor, Hartford, 06106-5127.  All petitions must be received within the comment period noted above.  If submitted electronically, original signed petitions must also be mailed or delivered to the address above within ten days of electronic submittal.  If a hearing is held, timely notice of such hearing will be published in a newspaper of general circulation.    For additional information go to www.ct.gov/deep/adjudications.
 

/S/ Robert C. Isner
Robert C. Isner, Director
 
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request an accommodation contact us at (860) 418-5910 or deep.accommodations@ct.gov.
 
Published February 28, 2018 in the Waterbury Republican-American