Public Notice Regarding Separate Storm Sewer System in Genesee Charter Township

PUBLIC NOTICE

Date:                                          May 17, 2021

Permit No.:                               MI0060014

Designated Site Name:          Genesee Twp MS4-Genesee

The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), Water Resources Division (WRD), proposes to reissue a permit to Genesee Charter Township for the Genesee Charter Township Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System located in Genesee County, Michigan. The applicant discharges storm water to surface waters of the state of Michigan.

The draft permit includes the following modifications to the previously-issued permit:

This individual permit supersedes Certificate of Coverage No. MIG610073.

Copies of the permit application, Public Notice, and draft permit may be obtained via the Internet at https://miwaters.deq.state.mi.us (select ‘Public Notice Search,’ enter the permit number into the search field, and then click ‘Search’), or you may request copies be mailed to you by contacting Sherry Thelen at e-mail: ThelenS5@michigan.gov, or telephone: 517-284-5570.

Persons wishing to submit comments or request a public hearing should go to https://miwaters.deq.state.mi.us, select ‘Public Notice Search,’ search for this public notice by entering the permit number into the search field, click ‘Search,’ click ‘View,’ click ‘Add Comment,’ enter information into the fields, and then click ‘Submit.’ Comments or objections to the draft permit received by June 16, 2021 will be considered in the final decision to issue the permit, as will comments made at a public hearing should one be held by the Department on the draft permit.

Any person may request the Department to hold a public hearing on the draft permit. The request should include specific reasons for the request, indicating which portions of the draft permit constitute the need for a hearing. If submitted comments indicate significant public interest in the draft permit or if useful information may be produced, the Department may, at its discretion, hold a public hearing on the draft permit.

If a public hearing is scheduled, public notice of the hearing will be provided at least 30 days in advance. The hearing will normally be held in the vicinity of the discharge. Inquiries should be directed to Kathryn Gallagher, Permits Section, WRD, EGLE, P.O. Box 30458, Lansing, Michigan 48909-7958; telephone: 517-667-8321; or e-mail: GallagherK1@michigan.gov.