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City of Norwalk, WPCA

Notice of Public Hearing

                                                                             

Applicant:  City of Norwalk
Application No.: 201812006
City/Town: Norwalk

 

The Commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (“DEEP”) hereby gives notice of a public informational hearing concerning applications by the City of Norwalk for a NPDES Permit Renewal – CT0101249. The hearing, to be held on January 14, 2021, is more thoroughly described herein.

 

Application No.:  201812006

Applicant’s Name and Address: City of Norwalk, 15 South Smith St., Norwalk, CT

Contact Name/Phone/Email: Ralph Kolb, (203)-864-3242, rkolb@norwalkct.org

Type of Facility: Domestic Wastewater Treatment

Facility/Site Location: 60 South Smith Street, Norwalk, CT

Facility Design Capacity: 18.0 million gallons per day     

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

DEEP will hold a public hearing on these applications on January 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm through Zoom, an online internet meeting platform. The hearing will consist of informational presentations by the parties and the collection of public comment on the record.

 

Members of the public must register for this hearing at https://ctdeep.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAsf-yuqDwsGdDXVIGcLyr1mjMZR6ooti87. Persons who wish to speak or submit written comments at the hearing may sign up to do so in their registration. Persons must register with full names; use of initials, phone numbers or other abbreviations will not be accepted. The informational hearing will be moderated and recorded by a DEEP hearing officer and will begin with presentations from the applicant and DEEP, followed by the receipt of oral and written comments from members of the public. Comments will be heard in the order in which members of the public sign up upon registering.   

 

Written comments will be accepted at the public hearing and until the close of business on January 22, 2021, when the hearing record will close. All written comments shall be submitted by electronic mail to ann.straut@ct.gov.


After the hearing record is closed, DEEP staff will prepare a response to comments document and issue their recommendation.


Members of the public should refer to the DEEP Calendar of Events at
www.ct.gov/deep/calendar for the official schedule in this matter, including cancellations, or other schedule alterations.

Copies of the draft permit and supporting materials are available at:

https://portal.ct.gov/DEEP/Public-Notices/Public-Notices-Proposed-Actions---Opportunity-for-Comment/Proposed-Individual-Permits/City-of-Norwalk-WPCA----Notice-of-Tentative-Determination. Interested persons who wish to obtain more information regarding the draft permit may do so by contacting Ann Straut of the Municipal Wastewater Section by electronic mail to ann.straut@ct.gov.

 

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to complying with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Please contact ann.straut@ct.gov if you are seeking a communication aid or service, have limited proficiency in English, or require some other accommodation.  If you wish to file an ADA or Title VI discrimination complaint, you may submit your complaint to Barbara Viadella or Cenit Mirabal, DEEP Office of Diversity and Equity at (860) 418-5910 or via email at deep.accommodations@ct.gov. In order to facilitate efforts to provide an accommodation, please request all accommodations as soon as possible following notice of any agency hearing, meeting, program or event.

 

Published in the Norwalk Hour on December 2, 2020.