Birmingham News 

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Birmingham News

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Birmingham, AL

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Wednesday, April 08, 2020

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ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT P O Box 301463 (Zip 36130-1463) 1400 Coliseum Boulevard (Zip 36110-2400) Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1463 (334) 271-7700 NOTICE OF PROPOSED CONSENT ORDER Account Code 210 Blount County Pursuant to the provisions of the Alabama Environmental Management Act, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management is proposing to issue a Consent Order to Tyson Farms, Inc. – Blountsville Processing Plant (NPDES Permit No. AL0001449), located at 67240 Main Street in the City of Blountsville, Blount County, Alabama. The violations noted in the Consent Order consist of effluent violations and late reports. The Department is proposing a civil penalty in the amount of $27,000.00. The Order, if issued, would require Tyson Farms, Inc. to submit an Engineering Report including a Compliance Plan, progress reports, and submit a certification of compliance. Interested persons may submit written comments, including request for a hearing, within 30 days of the publication date of this notice, to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, attention Jeffery W. Kitchens, Chief of the Water Division, P.O. Box 301463, Montgomery, Alabama 36130-1463. The comment period shall end at the close of business 30 days from the publication date of this notice. A copy of the proposed order is available on the ADEM web page at or may be obtained by written request to the above address. A nominal fee for copying may be charged. This notice is hereby given this 8th day of April, 2020, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. Lance R. LeFleur Director Nondiscrimination Statement: The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the administration of its programs. Bham News: April 8, 2020