GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To obtain public comments on the draft underground injection well permit for the Tropicana Manufacturing Company, who applied on May 16, 2019, for a permit to operate two injection wells (File No. 036779-019-020-UO/5X, WACS ID No. 93718). The project is located at the Tropicana Manufacturing Company, 1001 13th Avenue East, Bradenton, Florida 34208 and will consist of operation of two nonhazardous Class V injection wells; IW-1 with total depth of 1,108 feet below land surface (bls) and IW-2 with total depth of 1,640 feet bls. Class V wells IW-1 and IW-2 are to be used for disposal of treated process wastewater from the Tropicana Bradenton citrus processing facility. In addition, the meeting will serve the purpose of obtaining public comments on the draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for Tropicana Manufacturing Company, Inc., DEP File No. FL0000043-014-IW1S, issued on April 16, 2019 with the Notice of Draft Permit published in the Bradenton Herald on May 07, 2019.
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 the 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. More information or a copy of the draft permit, fact sheet, and application may be obtained by contacting Gene Honeycutt, DEP, 2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3530, Tallahassee, Florida 32299-2400, phone (850)245-8848 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the meeting by calling the Bureau of Personnel Services at (850)245-2511. 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).
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