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Water Notices and Hearings

August 5, 2019

The following proposed new rules and amendments were placed on public notice in May, a public hearing was held in July and comments were accepted by the division through July 25th. :

Below are all comments received during the public notice period. The division is currently reviewing all comments and will publish a response to comments when complete. 

Advanced Drainage Systems City of Maryville Metro Nashville TN Department of Transportation
Aqua Green City of Memphis Multiple Environmental Groups  TN Environmental Council
Buckhart Horn City of Murfreesboro Multiple Environmental Groups TN Farm Bureau
City of Bartlett City of Murfreesboro Newport Utilities TN Municipal League
City of Bartlett  City of Oak Ridge Northeast Tennessee Stormwater Planning Group TN Public Utility Commission
City of Bristol Consolidated Utility District Packaging Corporation of America TN Sierra Club
City of Chattanooga Contech Engineered Solutions Southeast Environmental Engineering TN Stormwater Association
City of Chattanooga Eastman Chemical Company Southern Environmental Law Center TN Valley Authority
City of Clarksville EcoStruct TN Association of Utility Districts TN Wastewater Industry Group
City of Cookeville EnSafe TN Chamber of Commerce & Industry TN Water Advisory Council
City of Cookeville EnSafe TN Chamber of Commerce & Industry TN Water Advisory Council
City of Elizabethton Fulghum MacIndoe & Associates TN Clean Water Network UT Scientists
City of Franklin Hamilton County TN Department of Agriculture UT Water & Wastewater Engineering
City of Johnson City Home Builders Association TN Department of Agriculture Water Authority of Dickson County
City of Kingsport Integrated Resource Management Inc Division of Water Resources Watts Bar Utility District
City of Kingsport Knox County Division of Water Resources Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions
City of Lakeland Map Engineers Division of Water Resources Aqua Shield

Announcement is hereby given of the availability of Tennessee’s proposed Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for E. coli in the South Fork Obion River watershed, located in west Tennessee. 

Persons wishing to comment on the proposed TMDL are invited to submit their comments in writing through October 22, 2019. Details can be found in the public notice document above. 

Comments may also be submitted directly via our web form.

August 9, 2019

Notice of Public Hearing for the Application for an Aquatic Resource Alteration Permit by the Tennessee Valley Authority (NRS17.233).

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) will hold an informational session and public hearing to allow the public to learn about the proposed project and provide comments.

Thursday, October 24, 2019
Claxton Elementary School
2218 Clinton Highway
Powell, TN 37849

5:00 p.m. (EDT) Informational Session
6:00 p.m. (EDT) Public Hearing

Written comments will be accepted at the hearing and through November 3, 2019.

For more information, please contact Scott.Hall@tn.gov

PERMIT PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING DOCUMENT

August 9, 2019

Notice of Public Hearing for the Application for an Aquatic Resource Alteration Permit by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (NRS19.128) in Hamilton County.

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) will hold an informational session and public hearing to allow the public to learn about the proposed project and provide comments.

Thursday, September 19, 2019
East Ridge High School
4320 Bennett Road
Chattanooga, TN 37412

5:30 p.m. (EDT) Informational Session
6:30 p.m. (EDT) Public Hearing

Written comments will be accepted at the hearing and through September 29, 2019.

For more information, please contact Robert.J.Wayne@tn.gov

PERMIT PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING DOCUMENT

August 7, 2019

Notice of Public Hearing for the Application for an Aquatic Resource Alteration Permit by the McCrory Lane Partners, LLC (NRS19.124) in Davidson County

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) will hold an informational session and public hearing to allow the public to learn about the proposed project and provide comments.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Pegram Parks & Recreation Building
480 Thompson Road
Pegram, TN 37143

5:00 p.m. (CDT) Informational Session
6:00 p.m. (CDT) Public Hearing

Written comments will be accepted at the hearing and through September 20, 2019.

For more information, please contact Robert.D.Baker@tn.gov

PERMIT PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING DOCUMENT

August 6, 2019

Notice of public hearing for the proposed issuance of an individual NPDES Permit to the Town of Watertown. Permit Number TN0025488 is for operation of the wastewater treatment plant and to authorize the discharge of treated municipal wastewater.

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) will hold an informational session and public hearing to allow the public to learn about the proposed issuance and provide comments.

Thursday, September 19, 2019
Watertown Community Center
8630 Sparta Pike, Watertown, TN 37184

5:00 p.m. (CDT) Informational Session
5:30 p.m. (CDT) Public Hearing

Written comments will be accepted at the hearing and through September 30, 2019.

For more information, or to submit comments, please contact Ariel.Wessel-Fuss@tn.gov.

ORIGINAL ERMIT PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING DOCUMENT

SEPTEMBER 17
  • MMXIX-037 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
SEPTEMBER 10
  • MMXIX-036 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • NRS19.084 - The Salem Land Company proposes to fill 2.31 acres of wetland east of the intersection of Pusher Place and Salem Pike (SR 99) for residential development in Rutherford County. The applicant proposes to offset lost resource value through compensatory mitigation.
SEPTEMBER 6
SEPTEMBER 4
  • M2019-14 - Notice of Public Participation Opportunities for Individual NPDES Permits, Mining Unit.
 
SEPTEMBER 3
  • NRS19.164 - Somera Road, Inc. proposes to divert 210 linear feet of open concrete-lined channel into a four-sided box culvert and reroute 315 linear feet of stream (Gayoso Bayou) in Memphis (Shelby County) to allow development of mixed-use buildings. The proposed new stream length is 550 linear feet.
  • NRS19.113 - Edward Nall proposes to stabilize approximately 100 feet of shoreline on Watts Bar Resevoir. The stabilization activities will employ a series of best management practices to result in de minims degradation. Riprap will be approximately 18’’-24’’ and geotextile material will not be used. The rock will be placed in a manner to establish an angle of repose and there will be no bank shaping; this will allow for interstitial spaces along the stabilized shoreline. For 22 feet on each end of the riprap, joint planting and live staking will be used in combination with the riprap. The riparian buffer will not be disturbed.
  • MMXIX-035 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

 

AUGUST 30

AUGUST 27

  • NRS19.119 - The City of Lakeland (Shelby County) proposes to install approximately 15,797 feet of 42-inch sewer line for connection to an existing wastewater treatment facility. Installation will result in temporary impacts to six wetlands (up to 3.28 acres of total impact) and 698 feet of streambeds (trench and re-fill to original form). No blasting will occur during this project. Wetlands and streams will be restored to original conditions following sewer line installation.
  • NRS19.126 - Saint George’s Episcopal Church proposes to construct a 34 foot wide span bridge over a tributary to Richland Creek and impact 20 feet of stream bank for the construction of a storm water outfall. The applicant proposes to purchase 4.9 functional feet of credits from an in lieu fee program managed by the Cumberland River Compact in the Lower Cumberland River Service area as compensatory mitigation.
  • NRS19.165 - McQuest Properties proposes to fill 0.09 acres of wetland and 0.34 acres of pond to allow for the development of a distribution warehouse on an approximate 96 acre site. The applicant proposes compensatory mitigation by purchasing 0.86 credits from the Tennessee Mitigation Fund in the Middle Cumberland River Service Area.
  • NRS19.176 - Resource Environmental Solutions, LLC proposes to alter approximately 42,224 linear feet of Mud Creek and its tributaries in the Wartburg area of Morgan County. The existing stream channels within the approximately 893-acre project area are proposed for restoration using natural channel design, preservation, and reestablishment to restore the ecological function of the existing highly degraded aquatic resources in support of developing the Mud Creek Mitigation Bank. Of the 42,224 linear feet, 22,963 linear feet will be preserved, 18,944 linear feet will be restored, and 317 linear feet will be reestablished.
  • NRS19.187 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to complete work currently authorized by NRS14.086 from SR-61 in Harriman to South of Whetstone Road. Remaining authorized impacts include 1,376 feet of channel relocation, outfall end-wall, rip rap pad installation and concrete ditch construction on the Little Emory River in Roane and Morgan County.
  • MMXIX-034 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

AUGUST 23

AUGUST 20

  • MMXIX-033 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

AUGUST 16

AUGUST 14

M2019-13 - Notice of Public Participation Opportunities for Individual NPDES Permits, Mining Unit.

AUGUST 13

  • MMXIX-032 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • NRS19.022 - Andrew Ostrowski proposes to dredge approximately 1,300 cubic yards of Pages Branch (Davidson County) and stabilize approximately 80 feet of shoreline with hard armor to the top of bank in order to construct a gangway structure. Existing vegetation will remain and additional planting of native species will be implemented to further stabilize the stream bank.
  • NRS19.093 - The Grainger County Highway Department proposes to construct riprap stream bank stabilization near Beech Grove Road along 696 feet of stream at six locations on an unnamed tributary to Notchy Creek in Grainger County. The work is associated with the Natural Resource Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection program.
  • NRS19.137 - David Bates proposes to install approximately 660 feet of half-bank rip rap with bioengineering on the banks of the Duck River near Tottys Bend Road in Duck River, TN (Hickman County) to prevent continued bank erosion. A riparian buffer of approximately 3,960 feet will be provided, and in-stream construction will be prohibited between March 1st and July 1st to protect various state- and federally-listed species.
  • NRS 19.145 - Blue Ridge Waterways, Inc. proposes to establish a compensatory stream mitigation bank in Sumner County. The applicant proposes varying stream restoration and stream creation treatments along two unnamed Tributaries to West Fork Drakes Creek.
  • NRS19.149 - Charles Turner and Charles Schuiten, Jr. propose to construct an approximately 90 foot x 5 foot seawall on Watts Bar Reservoir near Spring City (Rhea County) to prevent continued erosion that is endangering a house. Natural vegetation will be maintained on the remainder of the property.

AUGUST 9

AUGUST 7

  • NRS19.124 - Permit Public Notice and Notice of Public Hearing - McCrory Lane Partners, LLC proposes to de-water and fill an inactive quarry located at 7848 McCrory Lane Nashville, Tennessee, 37221 in Davidson County. The purpose of the project is to eliminate a public safety risk and prepare the site for construction and development. 

AUGUST 6

  • NRS18.214 Modification - The Beech River Watershed Development Agency proposes to extend a bank stabilization project an additional 900 feet, fronting picnic and swimming beach recreation facilities on the Beech Dam Reservoir in Lexington (Henderson County). The existing vertical timber wall will be removed for 884 feet of shoreline and backfilled with riprap. This is a modification to an existing permit.
  • NRS19.035 - Panattoni Development Company proposes to construct a new industrial facility within the Beckwith Farms Industrial Park. Approximately 1,140 linear feet of Rutland Branch will be filled for the construction of warehouse distribution facility. To offset stream impacts, the stream will be replaced on-site at a length of approximately 1,341 linear feet. Two wet weather conveyances and 0.02 acres of wetlands are proposed to be filled. Impacts to wetlands are de minimis.
  • MMXIX-031 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • Permit Public Notice and Notice of Public Hearing for the issuance of NPDES Permit TN0025488 to the Town of Watertown for operation of the wastewater treatment plant. 

AUGUST 2

JULY 31

  • M2019-12 - Notice of Public Participation Opportunities for Individual NPDES Permits, Mining Unit.

JULY 30

  • NRS19.128 - **UPDATE** - Public Hearing has been scheduled for Thursday, September 19
    • The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to upgrade Interstate 24 and Interstate 75 in East Ridge, Hamilton County. The applicant proposes 9.38 acres of permanent wetland impacts, 2.23 acres of temporary wetland impacts, and approximately 580 linear feet of permanent stream impacts. The applicant proposes to compensate for unavoidable wetland impacts through partial on-site mitigation and the purchase of 28.40 wetland bank credits from the Sequatchie Valley Wetland Mitigation Bank, and mitigate for unavoidable stream impacts through the purchase of 38.4 functional feet credits from Lodi Stream Mitigation Bank.
  • MMXIX-030 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

JULY 26

JULY 24

  • NRS19.112 - Everest Hospitality, LLC is proposing to fill 336 feet of an intermittent unnamed tributary to a wet weather conveyance to North Creek for construction of a hotel immediately south of Interstate 40 in Mt. Juliet (Wilson County). Compensation for lost resource value will be provided through purchase of 336 credits from the Cumberland River Compact. 

JULY 23

  • NRS17.322 -  - **UPDATE** - Public Hearing has been schduled for Thursday, October 24, 2019
    • The Tennessee Valley Authority proposes to re-route approximately 3,500 feet of Worthington Branch and fill 0.3 acres of wetland as part of landfill and haul road construction to store excavated coal combustion residual wastes at the Bull Run Fossil Plant (Anderson County).  Compensatory mitigation for lost stream resource value will be provided through on-site permittee-responsible mitigation utilizing natural stream design. Lost wetland resource value will be compensated for through the purchase of 0.6 credits from the Upper Tennessee River Service Area of the Tennessee Mitigation Fund Wetland Mitigation Bank.
  • NRS19.109 - Amnon Schreibman proposes to fill 0.33 acres of pond/open water wetland Southeast of Longhaven Crossing and Cedar Ash Crossing in Antioch (Davidson County) for the Provincetown residential development. The applicant proposes to offset lost resource value through compensatory mitigation. 
  • NRS19.130 - James Atchley proposes to remove creek rock for use on his personal farm and adjacent properties. The applicant proposes to remove gravel on an as-needed basis following gravel dredging guidelines (no excavation below the water line and leave a berm of five feet). 
  • NRS19.139 - Wayne Miller proposes to rip rap stabilize 430 linear feet of one bank of White Oak Creek (Humphreys County near Cooley Ford Bridge) and conduct bank sloping and native vegetation plantings. Jetties will be constructed along an additional approximately 400 feet of stream. A 35 foot riparian buffer will be planted and protected along the entire reach of stream.
  • NRS19.141 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proposed a project involving the dredge and sidecast of approximately 7,000 cubic yards of substrate in Cheatham Reservoir. The proposal includes use of a clamshell dredging bucket to dredge a 660 foot by 150 foot section of riverbed to return the channel to a safe navigable elevation of 371 to 372 feet above median sea level. Dredged material will be kept below water surface and sidecast into an adjacent area of deeper water. The Commissioner determined that, pursuant to rule 0400-40-070.04, an emergency situation existed and a permit for remedial action was issued, dated July 17, 2019, without full prior public notice and participation. However, TDEC will be accepting comments on this activity for 30 days. 
  • NRS19.142 - Brentwood United Methodist Church proposes to install a three sided box culvert crossing in an unnamed tributary to Little Harpeth River (Williamson County) to construct a new parking lot.  The City of Brentwood requires additional parking to accommodate church expansion.
  • NRS19.157 - MRW Environmental is proposing to establish a stream and wetland mitigation  bank consisting of 27.81 acres of self-sustaining forested Headwater Slope Wetland (“HWS”) composed of native species and restoration of 3,312 linear feet of two streams (Sink Creek and an unnamed tributary to Sink Creek), located within a 43.59 +/- acre parcel.
  • MMXIX-029 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

JULY 19

JULY 18

  • Notice of Decision for NR19MS.006 - TDEC Land Reclamation Section-Piney Creek 3 Reclamation in Van Buren County.

JULY 16

  • MMXIX-028 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

JULY 15

  • NRS19.107 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to enhance and protect a riparian buffer, construct alluvial riffles, remove sections of a sidecast levee, and install grade control structures to protect a wetland along approximately 4,500 feet of Mayes Creek near Fly Park in Williamson County. This will serve as compensatory mitigation for impacts associated with the construction of Mack Hatcher Parkway as authorized by ARAP NRS15.140.

JULY 12

JULY 11

  • NRS19.099 Public Notice and Notice of Public Hearing - The Tennessee Valley Authority proposes to construct Phase 2 of the Peninsula Disposal Area landfill at their Kingston Plant that will impact 0.91 acres of wetland and 354 feet of stream; Kingston, Roane County.TDEC will be holding a public hearing for this proposed project on August 29, 2019.Hearing details are provided in the Notice of Public Hearing Document.

JULY 10

  • NRS18.252 - Countryside Acres , LLC proposes to place fill in 0.05 acres of Exceptional Tennessee wetland for residential development; Lebanon, Wilson County.

JULY 9

  • NRS19.007 - Ashland Farms General Partnership proposes to relocate approximately 349 feet of an unnamed tributary to Marrowbone Creek to accommodate residential development in Ashland City (Cheatham County). The applicant proposes to offset lost resource values through in-system compensatory mitigation.
  • MMXIX-027 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

JULY 5

JULY 2

  • NRS16.232 - The Tennessee Valley Authority proposes to construct 750 feet of rock revetment on an eroding shoreline on Watts Bar Reservoir (Meigs County) for cultural resource protection.
  • NRS18.267 - The City of Cleveland (Bradley County) proposes to establish a public park around Taylor’s Springs which includes daylighting of a previously encapsulated spring and the construction of a spring house and re-establishment of a channel for the day-lighted spring.
  • NRS19.115 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to install fiber optic cable, primarily through horizontal directional drilling under streams, to extend the State’s Intelligent Transportation System resulting in 20 utility line stream crossings of 18 streams in Knox and Sevier County.
  • NRS19.133 - James L. Byford proposes to repair 99 feet of Reelfoot Lake (Obion County) shoreline that was damaged by wind and wave action. The applicant proposes to utilize geotextile cloth, gravel, and rip rap above the waterline. The proposed work is necessary to negate damages sustained during high wind and wave periods.
  • MMXIX-026 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
     

JUNE 27

  • NRS19.100 - Roy Winston's proposal included filling eroded areas on Reelfoot Lake near his home for a length of shoreline of approximately 70 feet and a maximum of 20 feet lake-ward and facing the reconstructed shoreline with rock in Samburg (Obion County). Reconstruction of the shoreline was intended to protect structures owned by the applicant. The Commissioner determined that an emergency situation existed and a permit for remedial action was issued on June 10, 2019, without full prior public notice and participation. TDEC is now accepting public comments on this activity.

JUNE 25

  • MMXIX-025 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).
  • NRS14.279MOD - Smart Living, LLC was issued permit NRS14.279 for the placement of fill in 0.38 acres of wetland on Brixworth Drive (Williamson County). The permit authorized compensatory wetland mitigation onsite with the creation of 0.91 acres of mixed forested and herbaceous wetland with open water components. The permittee is now unable to design the stormwater basin to sustain hydrophytic vegetation and is requesting to modify the permit to remove the onsite wetland creation and instead purchase 0.76 credits from The Tennessee Mitigation Fund.
  • NRS19.032 - The Wolf River Conservancy proposes to construct Phase 7 of the Wolf River Greenway that will temporarily impact approximately 0.4 acres of wetland and permanently impact 0.25 acres of wetland and cross two streams. The project will begin on the southeast bank of the Wolf River near the intersection of Omar Robinson Avenue and North Holmes Street and end at North Highland Street in Memphis (Shelby County).
  • NRS19.073 - John Schmoldt proposes to construct an elevated roadway below summer pool elevation of Douglas Reservoir near Harrison Ferry Road (Jefferson County) in order to access the winter pool. The roadway is proposed to be about 60 feet base width and about 550 feet long below ordinary high water.
  • NRS19.114 - The City of Pigeon Forge proposes to encapsulate 29 linear feet of a jurisdictional stream that drains to the West Prong Little Pigeon River to allow for lane additions and improvements to Henderson Chapel Road and provide pedestrian and vehicular safety improvements. Impacts will be offset by purchasing credits from a third party mitigation provider.

JUNE 21

JUNE 20

  • NRS19.132 - MPL Construction Co. proposes to place fill in 0.095 acres of wetland for commercial development in East Ridge, Hamilton County.

JUNE 18

  • NRS17.014Mod - Hallsdale-Powell Utility District proposes to conduct eight open-cut trench crossings along Beaver Creek and six open-cut trench crossings along unnamed tributaries to Beaver Creek near Powell (Knox County) in support of the Beaver Creek sewer interceptor project. This proposed permit modification proposes blasting within 50 feet of streams for sewer line installation. Use of a water stop collar system along the alignment, and flowable fill at stream crossings will be implemented, as will a dye study to determine whether stream capture occurred in any areas where blasting is proposed. This is a modification to an existing permit.
  • NRS19.047 - Cityview Dock Association, Inc. proposes to dredge approximately 3,662 cubic yards of sediment from Fort Loudoun Reservoir for dock maintenance. The approximate top elevation of the existing sediment in the project area is 805.5MSL. Silt is proposed to be removed by barge with the use of a clamshell bucket attached to a cable crane and be dredged to a winter pool elevation of approximately 803MSL. The work as proposed is to allow for marina watercraft to park at the dock during low winter pool months.
  • NRS19.049 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to impact eight streams and three wetlands while improving State Route 63 near Myers Lane to State Route 32 in Campbell and Claiborne Counties. Impacts to streams will total 53 compensatory mitigation debits. Proposed stream impacts will be offset through purchase of credits at a 1.25:1 ratio from Shady Valley Stream Mitigation Bank.
  • MMXIX-024 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

JUNE 14

JUNE 11

  • NRS18.081 - Mr. Gantt Neill proposes to construct a private access road and launching ramp on the Duck River at mile 85.5 (left descending bank) in (Hickman County).
  • NRS 19.102 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to improve State Route 60 in Cleveland (Bradley County). The project will result in 1.966 acres of impact to three wetlands and 904 linear feet of additional impact to six streams, including Greasy Creek, Candies Creek and some tributaries. The applicant proposes to compensate for unavoidable wetland impacts through the purchase of 3.932
    wetland in-lieu fee credits from the Tennessee Mitigation Fund, Southeast Service Area and compensate for unavoidable stream impacts through the purchase of 569 stream bank credits from the Oostanaula Stream Mitigation Bank.
  • NRS 19.104 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to improve and extend Clydesdale Street in Maryville (Blount County). The proposed project will result in 0.058 acres of impact to two wetlands and 491 linear feet of impact to three streams.
  • MMXIX-023 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

JUNE 5

  • MMXIX-022 - Notice Requesting Public Comments on Draft Permit Actions (Individual and General NPDES Permits, State Operation Permits & Pretreatment Program).

JUNE 4

  • NRS18.179 - Hon Shores Tennessee, LLC proposes to fill 4.02 acres of wetland for residential development near Yeargan Road (Murfreesboro), north of the intersection of Yeargan Road and Ashley Road in Rutherford County. Compensatory mitigation will be through the purchase of 6.72 credits from the Swamp Road Wetland Mitigation Bank and the preservation of 7.66 acres.
  • NRS18.263 Modification - SOLitude Lake Management proposes and additional 3,000 cubic yards of maintenance dredging of Carrollwood Lake near Valley Edge Drive in Cordova (Shelby County). Dredged sediments will be placed in an upland disposal area and seeded with native vegetation. The applicant is applying for modification of a current ARAP permit for additional dredging in Carrollwood Lake.
  • NRS19.078 - Mary Shaughnessy has applied for a permit to construct 430 linear feet of rip rap revetment to top of bank on Whiteoak Creek near in Humphreys County. The project is part of a Natural Resources Conservation Service Environmental Quality Incentives program (EQIP). A 35 foot wide vegetated buffer is proposed along the length of the affected stream bank.
  • NRS19.101 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation proposes to improve the intersection of State Route 68 and State Route 39 in Tellico Plains (Monroe County). The proposed project will result in 405 linear feet of impact to an unnamed tributary of Morgan Branch. The applicant proposes to offset lost resource value through compensatory mitigation.
  • NRS18.128 Modification - The Hallsdale-Powell Utility District proposes to conduct open-cut trenching at 13 locations in Beaver Creek and two tributaries (Knox County) in support of installation of the Beaver Creek sewer interceptor project. Approximately 0.09 acres of wetlands will be temporarily impacted and returned to original grade with the soils excavated for placement of the sewer line. This would be a modification to an existing permit, and allow blasting within 50 feet of streams for sewer line installation. Use of a water stop collar system along the alignment, and flowable fill at stream crossings will be implemented, as will a dye study to determine whether stream capture occurred in any areas where blasting was conducted.

State Revolving Fund Program

AUGUST 30, 2019

The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Loan Program is providing a second opportunity for applicants to submit a request for inclusion of projects on the FY 2020 Drinking Water Priority Ranking List (PRL).  

SRF solicitations are now being received electronically.  Interested parties, please submit your Letter of Request and Questionnaires to Ask.SRF@tn.gov.

Requests will be accepted from August 30 until September 30, 2019.

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