Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm EST
Northeast District Permitting
Florida State College Jacksonville, Nassau Center Campus, Lewis “Red” Bean Nassau Technical Career Center
76346 William Burgess Blvd.
The Northeast District of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited.
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The purpose of this public meeting is to obtain public comments on a draft Industrial Wastewater/National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (IW-NPDES) permit renewal to operate the Rayonier Fernandina Dissolving Sulfite Pulp Mill – Sludge Management Site. This permit authorizes the permittee to operate a 26.31 MGD maximum daily flow of non-process wastewater, process wastewater, and stormwater to Amelia River and to land apply secondary wastewater treatment solids and boiler ash to the Yulee Active Sludge Management Site. The facility is located at latitude 30 degrees 39' 45.12" North, longitude 81 degrees 28' 12.23" West on 10 Gum St., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 in Nassau County. The department has assigned permit file number FL0000701-012-IW1S to the proposed project, and a Notice of Draft Permit was published in the Fernandina News Leader on Aug. 24, 2022.
During the public comment period provided in Rule 62-528.315, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), any interested person may submit written comments on this draft permit. All comments shall be considered in making the final decision and shall be answered as provided in Rule 62-528.330, F.A.C.
A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting D. Anh Vo, 8800 Baymeadows Way West, Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL 32256 in writing.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting Katie Craver, 8800 Baymeadows Way West, Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL 32256, 904-256-1549. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 800-955-8771 (TDD) or 800-955-8770 (voice).
For more information, please contact D. Anh Vo, 8800 Baymeadows Way West, Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL 32256, 904-256-1618.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.