notice of action - state of florida department of environmental protection notice of draft permit


notice of action - state of florida department of environmental protection notice of draft permit

When: Sunday, October 15, 2017
8:00 AM


Department of Environmental Protection, South District Office 2295 Victoria Ave, Suite 364
Fort Myers, Florida 33901-3875

​The News-Press | Notice of Action
STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF DRAFT PERMIT The Department of Environmental Protection hereby provides Notice that it has prepared the Draft Permit for the proposed project as detailed in the application, subject to the conditions specified in the draft permit and summarized below. The applicant, Lee County Utilities, Ms. Pamela Keyes, Utility Director, 1500 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 applied on June 15, 2017 for a permit to operate a Class I injection well. The project is located at the Fort Myers Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), 17155 Pine Ridge Road, Fort Myers, Florida 33931, in the county of Lee. (File No. 0128633-006-UO/1M, WACS ID No. 75497) The facility will operate one non-hazardous Class I injection well, IW-1, for the disposal of secondary treated municipal effluent from the Lee County Utilities Fort Myers Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). The maximum permitted capacity for the well is 7.92 million gallons per day. The open hole injection interval is completed into the lower Oldsmar formation from 2,370 to 3,033 feet below land surface (bls). The dual-zone monitor well (DZMW-1) is completed in the Ocala Limestone from 1,170 to 1,271 feet bls and in the Avon Park Limestone from 1,572 to 1,650 feet bls. The Department has permitting jurisdiction under Chapter 403 of the Florida Statutes and the rules adopted thereunder. The project is not exempt from permitting procedures. The Department has determined that an operation permit is required for the proposed work. Any interested person may submit written comments on the draft permit and may request a public meeting within 30 days after publication of this public notice. A request for a public meeting shall be submitted in writing and shall state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised in the meeting. If a public meeting is later scheduled, there will be another 30-day notice period for that meeting. Written comments or a public meeting request shall be submitted to the Department of Environmental Protection, Aquifer Protection Program, 2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3530, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400, which is the office processing this permit application. All comments received within the 30-day period will be considered in formulation of the Department's final decision regarding permit issuance. The files associated with this order are available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except state holidays, at the Department of Environmental Protection, South District Office, 2295 Victoria Avenue, Suite 364, Ft. Myers, Florida 33901-3875 , and at the Department of Environmental Protection, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400. Any additional information concerning this project may be obtained by contacting Neil I. Campbell, Engineering Specialist, at 850.245.8612. AD# 2404656 Sept. 15, 2017