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Permit Public Notices

JANUARY 18

  • M2019-02 - Notice of Public Hearing to receive comments regarding Draft NPDES Permit TN0070351 issued by the Mining Section to Hawkeye Contracting Company, LLC. The proposed permit would authorize the discharge of treated mine wastewater and storm water into an unnamed tributary of the Cherokee Reservoir in Grainger County.

JANUARY 15

  • Notice of Public Hearing to receive comments on the reissuance of NPDES Permits TN0020711 and TN0020729 issued to the City of Memphis authorizing the discharge of treated municipal wastewater to miles 738.8 and 725 of the Mississippi River.
  • NRS17.299 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to replace a bridge on State Route 69 over Doe Creek near the Hardin/Decatur County line. Approximately 31.25 linear feet of Doe Creek and 0.334 acres of wetland will be permanently impacted. TDOT proposes to purchase 0.668 credits from the Beech River Wetland Mitigation Bank to offset wetland impacts. 
  • NRS18.278 - Matthew Hancock proposes to remove gravel from a gravel bar on his property along Clear Fork Creek for use in road construction. Gravel may not be mined or excavated from the streambed, and excavation may not extend below the water level or into the streambed.
  • MMXIX-002 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

JANUARY 11

JANUARY 9

  • Notice of Decision for Individual Permit NR18MS.006 - Kopper Glo Mining LLC continued monitoring of mitigation previously constructed at Davis Creek Area 4.

JANUARY 8

  • NRS18.274 - New Johnsonville Harbor, LLC proposes 9,900 cubic yards of maintenance dredging of a cove in the Tennessee River near New Johnsonville (Humphreys County) to restore boat access to docks. Dredged sediments will be placed in an upland disposal area and seeded with native vegetation.
  • NRS18.279 - MRW Environmental, LLC proposes to establish a wetland mitigation bank. It will consist of the re-establishment of 15.15 acres of former wetland and rehabilitate 4.04 acres of herbaceous wetland in Scott County.
  • MMXIX-001 -  Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

JANUARY 2

  • NRS18.258 - John L. Hatcher proposes to construct 340 feet of rip rap revetment on the bank of Blue Creek on the applicant’s property in Humphreys County. A 35 foot vegetative buffer is proposed along the length of the revetment.

DECEMBER 28

DECEMBER 21

DECEMBER 18

  • NRS18.030 - Thornton Grove Green, LLC proposes to fill 710 linear feet of Ewing Creek and construct two stream crossings totaling 160 linear feet and permanently impact 3.33 acres of wetland in order to develop a subdivision. The 710 linear feet of fill will be mitigated on site. On site permittee responsible mitigation will be provided to offset 160 linear feet of encapsulation. Permanent wetland impacts will be mitigated by purchasing 6.66 credits from Tennessee Mitigation Fund. Temporary wetland impacts will be mitigated by restoring preconstruction contours with the original top 12 inches of topsoil stockpiled during construction.
  • NRS18.250 - Tennessee State Parks propose to install a canoe and kayak access structure on Big Hill Pond (McNairy County), impacting 12 feet of shoreline for an ADA-compliant canoe launch and access structure. The area dredged will be 30’ to 40’ wide and 6’ deep at the kayak launch area and 20’ wide and 6’ deep through the access ditch. The impacted area is comprised of uplands that slope towards the pond. No wetlands will be impacted and the project will not alter Big Hill Pond’s dimensions or riparian vegetation.
  • NRS18.255 - The American Bank and Trust of the Cumberlands proposes to construct a rip rap apron for a distance of 64 feet downstream of the culvert that conveys Pigeon Roost Creek under Neal Street (Putnam County). The work will address erosion occurring downstream of the culvert. A riparian corridor will be established on either side of the stream for the length of the project.
  • NRS18.262 - Rocky Fork Partners, LLC proposes to discharge 0.45 acres of fill to five wetlands to accommodate residential development in Smyrna (Rutherford County).
  • NRS18.268 - Mr. Eddie Gordon proposes to remove approximately 3,000 cubic yards of gravel from a gravel bar on Shoal Creek (Lawrence County) for use in farm road maintenance. Gravel will not be removed below the water level of the stream, and a minimum 10 foot buffer will be maintained between the edge of the gravel bar and the stream at all times.
  • MMXVIII-050 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

DECEMBER 14

DECEMBER 11

  • NRS18.077 - Rocky Point Community Club proposes 770 linear feet of rip rap revetment on Chickamauga Lake, Tennessee River mile 482.3. The revetment would be live-staked with local tree cuttings to help re-vegetate the shoreline.
  • NRS18.263 - SOLitude Lake Management proposes 3,000 cubic yards of maintenance dredging of Carrollwood Lake (Cordova, Shelby County). Dredged sediments will be placed in an upland disposal area and seeded with native vegetation.
  • MMXVIII-049 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

DECEMBER 7

DECEMBER 4

  • NRS18.205 - The City of Chattanooga proposes to dewater and remove approximately 1,000 cubic yards of sediment from East Lake Pond, create emergent wetlands along the edges of the pond, and establish an urban fishery. A piped spring is proposed to be “day-lighted” and routed into a concrete-lined swale for approximately 365 linear feet. 
  • NRS18.233 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation applied for an emergency permit for 175 linear feet of stream impacts associated with slope failure along State Route 111 near Soddy Daisy (Hamilton County) which resulted in a public safety hazard. 
  • MMXVIII-048 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

NOVEMBER 30

NOVEMBER 29

  • NR18MS.006 - Kopper Glo Mining, LLC - Continued monitoring for wetland mitigation activities completed in association with Davis Creek Area #4 Surface MIne in Campbell County, TN.

NOVEMBER 27

  • NRS18.248 - Speedway proposes to construct a gas station in Portland (Sumner County) that will require the placement of fill in 0.38 acres of wetland. Compensatory wetland mitigation will occur with the purchase of credits from the Tennessee Mitigation Fund.
  • NRS18.225 - Mr. Jim Nothstein proposes to rip rap 475 feet of one bank of Rockhouse Creek near Hohenwald (Lewis County) to prevent further erosion and loss of pasture. Mitigation will be accomplished through establishment of buffers and permanent fencing of livestock out of tributaries to Rockhouse Creek.
  • MMXVIII-047 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

NOVEMBER 21

  • M2018-19 - Notice of Public Participation Opportunities for Individual NPDES Permits, Mining Section.

NOVEMBER 20

  • NRS18.176 - Winn Marine, LLC. proposes to encapsulate 300 linear feet of a miscellaneous tributary to Barkley Reservoir (Montgomery County) with a 48-inch reinforced concrete pipe to expand a barge port. The proposed culvert will connect to an existing 194-foot concrete pipe. Stream impacts will be offset by purchasing 500 credits from the Cumberland River Compact in-lieu fee program.
  • NRS18.212 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to impact two streams and one wetland to construct a route that will connect SR-396 to SR-247 (Maury County). The project will include two stream crossings of an unnamed tributary to McCutcheon Creek and relocation of approximately 180 feet of the unnamed tributary. Total impacts include 110 linear feet of encapsulation and stream length loss and 180 linear feet of relocation. Impacts will be offset by purchasing credits from the Tennessee Stream Mitigation Program in the Lower Tennessee service area.
  • NRS18.251 - The Southern Land Company proposed to fill 0.17 acres of wetland for the expansion of the Westhaven Subdivision (Williamson County). The proposed fill will allow safe and customary grades associated with the construction of three additional lots. Mitigation for the impacts will occur through the purchase of 0.34 credits from the Swamp Road Mitigation Bank implemented through Wetlands Reserve, LLC.
  • NRS18.259 - The Tennessee Department of General Services proposes to construct a veterans home in Cleveland, TN (Bradley County) that will require the placement of fill in 0.30 acres of wetland. Compensatory wetland mitigation will occur with the purchase of credits from the Tennessee Mitigation Fund.
  • NRS18.127 Notice of Determination and Response to Comments for Tennessee Department of Transportation's permit application to widen State Route 96. 
  • MMXVIII-046 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

NOVEMBER 16

NOVEMBER 13

  • NRS17.153 - TDOT is proposing to modify their existing ARAP permit. The applicant proposes to impact an additional 4.11 acres of Wetland 1 and 0.52 acres of Wetland 4 in order to accomplish replacement of the project bridges. The impacts will be offset through the restoration of 9.26 acres at the Millington Wetland Mitigation Site.
  • NRS18.187 - Susan McCracken proposes to stabilize approximately 330’ of streambank on the Holston River with rock rip rap (near Church Hill, Hawkins County). The banks will be sloped at a 2:1 ratio and joint planting practices will be incorporated into the riprap stabilization. The applicant has previously stabilized 250’ feet with rock rip rap. A 35-foot wide native riparian buffer will be planted along the stabilized streambank with the exception of a 30-foot section that will remain open for recreation, and an existing forested buffer will be preserved.
  • NRS18.027 Notice of Determination - Santana Dredging Corporation's application for renewal of a permit to dredge sand and gravel from the bed of the Tennessee River, Kentucky Lake.
  • MMXVIII-045 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

NOVEMBER 9

NOVEMBER 6

  • NRS18.206 - Caroline Farms LLC proposes to fill an additional 0.86 acres of wetland in addition to a previously permitted 0.2 acres of wetland fill (Rutherford County). Mitigation for the cumulative 1.06 acres of impact will occur through the purchase of 2.12 wetland mitigation credits from the Tennessee Mitigation Fund wetland in-lieu fee program implemented through the Tennessee Wildlife Federation.
  • NRS18.241 - John Robert McKnight proposes to remove and replace a boat house and dock and an associated walkway on Reelfoot Lake near 1433 and 1439 Lake Drive in Hornbeak (Obion County). Limited bank sloping and dredging will be conducted. A brick retaining wall and debris will be removed from this location.
  • NRS18.234 - Arrington Property Holdings LLC proposes to install a 195 foot culvert on an unnamed tributary to Nelson Creek in College Grove (Williamson County).
  • MMXVIII-044 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

NOVEMBER 2

NOVEMBER 1

  • NRS18.183 - SRM Concrete proposes to fill the remaining 0.60 acres of wetland in addition to a previously permitted 0.18 acres of wetland fill (Wilson County). Mitigation for the cumulative 0.78 acres of impact will occur through the purchase of 1.56 wetland mitigation credits from the Tennessee Mitigation Fund wetland in-lieu fee program implemented through the Tennessee Wildlife Federation.

State Revolving Fund Program

Current Categorical Exclusions  
Applicant Project Issue Date Comment Period End
City of Chattanooga CW7 2019-428 & SRF 2019-429 Pump Station/Interceptor Replacements and I/I Correction 01/09/2019 02/11/2019
Figure 1 - Project Area
Categorical Exclusion Determination Letter
Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority
SRF 2018-413 Sanitary Sewer Evaluation Study 01/03/2019 02/03/2019
Figure 1 - Study Area
Current Finding of No Significant Impact Statements / Environmental Assessments
Applicant Project Issue Date Comment Period End
Memphis Group 1 Cured-In-Place Pipe Rehabilitation Project
12-07-2018 01-07-2019
Project Area Map

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