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Selected* Environmental Resource Permit Application Notices

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Applicant County Project Description File Number / Link to File in OCULUS

Rayonier Performance Fibers, LLC


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.

A public meeting will be held on Nov. 30, 2022 to obtain public comments on the draft Industrial Wastewater/National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (IW-NPDES) permit renewal to operate the Rayonier Fernandina Dissolving Sulfite Pulp Mill – Sludge Management Site.


Last Modified:
October 16, 2023 - 1:18pm

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