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Calendar of Public Meetings and Hearings on Permitting Cases

Here you will find a listing of all upcoming public meetings, notice and comment hearings, informal public hearings, and contested case hearings on permitting applications.
Table of upcoming public meetings and hearings on permitting cases.
DateTimeCityApplicantMeeting/
Hearing Type
Permit No.SOAH Docket No.
02/26/15 7:00 p.m. Leon Valley NAPCO Precast, LLC Public Meeting 122407 -
03/05/15 7:00 p.m. Gunter Charley's Concrete Co., Ltd. Public Meeting 125811 -
03/10/15 7:00 p.m. Nixon Navasota South Peakers Operating Company I, LLC Public Meeting 120973, PSDTX1420 -
03/12/15 7:00 p.m. Wimberley City of Wimberley Public Meeting WQ0013321001 -
03/18/15 10:00 a.m. Austin New Information Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Contested Case Hearing 12378 582-15-2477
03/26/15 10:00 a.m. Lockhart 130 Environmental Park, LLC Contested Case Hearing 2383 582-15-2082
03/30/15 10:00 a.m. Eagle Pass Dos Republicas Coal Partnership Contested Case Hearing WQ0003511000 582-15-2214
04/01/15 10:00 a.m. Houston USA Waste of Texas Landfills, Inc. Contested Case Hearing 1565B 582-15-2221
04/06/15 10:00 a.m. Austin New Information Post Oak Clean Green, Inc. Contested Case Hearing 2378 582-15-2498
04/08/15 10:00 a.m. Austin New Information Abraxas Corporation Contested Case Hearing WQ0015010001 582-15-2478

Please Note

With few exceptions, the meetings and hearings on this page have been requested by the public for the specific purpose of discussing permitting issues, such as whether a facility should be allowed to obtain, renew, or amend a Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, New Source Review, or Municipal Solid Waste permit at a specific location.

All of the meetings are arranged and conducted by the TCEQ's Office of the Chief Clerk (OCC). Most of the hearings, however, are arranged and conducted by the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH), which was created expressly for that purpose.

This calendar only lists meetings and contested case hearings on permitting cases. In addition, the SOAH hearings in this calendar only announce the first notice, or preliminary hearing date, of a case, and are posted purely as a courtesy to our customers. For information on subsequent SOAH hearings, contact SOAH at the number listed below.

Follow these links to find information about TCEQ commission agendas, commission work sessions, the executive director's agenda, and public hearings for proposed rules; or SOAH hearings Exit the TCEQ on rate cases, Certificates of Convenience and Necessity (CCN), enforcement matters, and contract disputes.

If you have questions about a specific hearing or meeting, please call the contact person listed on the hearing or meeting notice. If you have general questions about this calendar, please call OCC at 512-239-3300.

SOAH may be reached by phone 512-475-4993, by E-mail (feedback@soah.texas.gov), or on the Web (www.soah.texas.gov). Exit the TCEQ

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend a TCEQ meeting or SOAH hearing and who need special accommodations should call OCC (512-239-3300) or 1-800-RELAY-TX (TDD) at least one week prior to the event.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
FOR AN AIR QUALITY STANDARD PERMIT
FOR CONCRETE BATCH PLANT REGISTRATION

PROPOSED REGISTRATION NUMBER 122407

APPLICATION.
NAPCO Precast, LLC, 6949 Low Bid Lane, San Antonio, Texas 78250-4632, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for an Air Quality Standard Permit for a Concrete Batch Plant Registration Number 122407, which would authorize construction of a Concrete Batch Plant under Title 30 Texas Administrative Code § 116.611 (30 TAC § 116.611) at 6949 Low Bid Lane, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas 78250. This link to an electronic map of the site or facility's general location is provided as a public courtesy and not part of the application or notice. http://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/hb610/index.html?lat=29.4995&lng=-98.6417&zoom=13&type=r. For exact location, refer to the application. The proposed facility will emit the following air contaminants: particulate matter including (but not limited to) aggregate, cement, road dust, and particulate matter with diameters of 10 microns or less and 2.5 microns or less.

The TCEQ Executive Director has completed the technical review of the application and determined the application meets all of the requirements of a Standard Permit authorized by 30 TAC § 116.611 which would establish the conditions under which the facility must operate. The executive director has made a preliminary decision to issue the registration because it meets all rules and regulations.

PUBLIC COMMENT/PUBLIC MEETING.
A public meeting will be held and will consist of two parts, an Informal Discussion Period and a Formal Comment Period. A public meeting is not a contested case hearing under the Administrative Procedure Act. During the Informal Discussion Period, the public will be encouraged to ask questions of the applicant and TCEQ staff concerning the permit application. The comments and questions submitted orally during the Informal Discussion Period will not be considered before a decision is reached on the permit application and no formal response will be made. Responses will be provided orally during the Informal Discussion Period. During the Formal Comment Period on the permit application, members of the public may state their formal comments orally into the official record. At the conclusion of the comment period, all formal comments will be considered before a decision is reached on the permit application. A written response to all formal comments will be prepared by the Executive Director and will be sent to each person who submits a formal comment or who requested to be on the mailing list for this permit application and provides a mailing address. Only relevant and material issues raised during the Formal Comment Period can be considered if a contested case hearing is granted on this permit application.

The Public Meeting is to be held:
Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Leon Valley Conference Center
6421 Evers Road
Leon Valley, Texas 78238

INFORMATION.
Citizens are encouraged to submit written comments anytime during the public meeting or by mail before the close of the public comment period to the Office of the Chief Clerk, TCEQ, Mail Code MC-105, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087 or electronically at http://www.tceq.texas.gov/about/comments.html. If you need more information about the permit application or the permitting process, please call the TCEQ Public Education Program, toll free, at 1-800-687-4040. General information can be found at our Web site at www.tceq.texas.gov. Si desea información en Español, puede llamar al 1-800-687-4040.

The permit application, executive director's preliminary decision, and standard permit are available for viewing and copying at the TCEQ central office, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building E, Room 103, Austin, Texas 78753, the TCEQ San Antonio regional office, 14250 Judson Road, San Antonio, Texas 78233, and the Great Northwest Branch Library, 9050 Wellwood Street, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. The facility's compliance file, if any exists, is available for public review in the TCEQ San Antonio regional office at the address listed above. Further information may also be obtained from NAPCO Precast, LLC, 6949 Low Bid Lane, San Antonio, Texas 78250-4632, or by calling Mr. Josh Butler, Environmental Specialist, Westward Environmental, Inc. at (830) 249-8284.

Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations at the meeting should call the Office of the Chief Clerk at 512-239-3300 or 1-800-RELAY-TX (TDD) at least one week prior to the meeting.

Issued: February 3, 3015


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
FOR AN AIR QUALITY STANDARD PERMIT
FOR CONCRETE BATCH PLANT REGISTRATION

PROPOSED REGISTRATION NUMBER 125811

APPLICATION.
Charley's Concrete Co., Ltd., P.O. Box 1106, Keller, Texas 76244-1106, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for an Air Quality Standard Permit for a Concrete Batch Plant Registration Number 125811, which would authorize construction of a Concrete Batch Plant under Title 30 Texas Administrative Code § 116.611 (30 TAC § 116.611) approximately 0.25 miles due south of the intersection of Highway 289 (aka Preston Road) and Wallace Road, Gunter, Grayson County, Texas 75058. This link to an electronic map of the site or facility's general location is provided as a public courtesy and not part of the application or notice. http://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/hb610/index.html?lat=33.414444&lng=-96.760833&zoom=13&type=r. For exact location, refer to the application. The proposed facility will emit the following air contaminants: particulate matter including (but not limited to) aggregate, cement, road dust, and particulate matter with diameters of 10 microns or less and 2.5 microns or less.

The TCEQ Executive Director has completed the technical review of the application and determined the application meets all of the requirements of a Standard Permit authorized by 30 TAC § 116.611 which would establish the conditions under which the facility must operate. The executive director has made a preliminary decision to issue the registration because it meets all rules and regulations.

PUBLIC COMMENT/PUBLIC MEETING.
A public meeting will be held and will consist of two parts, an Informal Discussion Period and a Formal Comment Period. A public meeting is not a contested case hearing under the Administrative Procedure Act. During the Informal Discussion Period, the public will be encouraged to ask questions of the applicant and TCEQ staff concerning the permit application. The comments and questions submitted orally during the Informal Discussion Period will not be considered before a decision is reached on the permit application and no formal response will be made. Responses will be provided orally during the Informal Discussion Period. During the Formal Comment Period on the permit application, members of the public may state their formal comments orally into the official record. At the conclusion of the comment period, all formal comments will be considered before a decision is reached on the permit application. A written response to all formal comments will be prepared by the Executive Director and will be sent to each person who submits a formal comment or who requested to be on the mailing list for this permit application and provides a mailing address. Only relevant and material issues raised during the Formal Comment Period can be considered if a contested case hearing is granted on this permit application.

The Public Meeting is to be held:
Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Gunter Community Center
105 N. 4th Street
Gunter, Texas 75058

INFORMATION.
Citizens are encouraged to submit written comments anytime during the public meeting or by mail before the close of the public comment period to the Office of the Chief Clerk, TCEQ, Mail Code MC-105, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087 or electronically at http://www.tceq.texas.gov/about/comments.html. If you need more information about the permit application or the permitting process, please call the TCEQ Public Education Program, toll free, at 1-800-687-4040. General information can be found at our Web site at www.tceq.texas.gov. Si desea información en Español, puede llamar al 1-800-687-4040.

The permit application, executive director's preliminary decision, and standard permit are available for viewing and copying at the TCEQ central office, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building E, Room 103, Austin, Texas 78753, the TCEQ Dallas/Fort Worth regional office, 2309 Gravel Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76118, and the Gunter Public Library, Gunter Town Center, 110 South Highway 289, Suite 4, Gunter, Grayson County, Texas. The facility's compliance file, if any exists, is available for public review at the TCEQ Dallas Fort Worth regional office at the address listed above. Further information may also be obtained from Charley's Concrete Co., Ltd., P.O. Box 1106, Keller, Texas 76244-1106, or by calling Ms. Monica Jimenez, Project Manager, Weston Solutions, Inc. at (512) 651-7129.

Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations at the meeting should call the Office of the Chief Clerk at 512-239-3300 or 1-800-RELAY-TX (TDD) at least one week prior to the meeting.

Issued: February 11, 2015


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
FOR AN AIR QUALITY PERMIT

PROPOSED AIR QUALITY PERMIT NUMBER 120973
AND PSDTX1420

APPLICATION.
Navasota South Peakers Operating Company I L.L.C., 403 Corporate Wood Dr, Magnolia, Texas 77354-2758, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for issuance of State Air Quality Permit Number 120973 and issuance of Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) Air Quality Permit PSDTX1420, which would authorize construction of the Union Valley Energy Center. The site can be reached as follows: go 4.5 miles northwest of Nixon on FM 1681 then take CR 475 south for 1 mile; the property is located on the east side of CR 475 where CR 475 turns back to the south, Nixon, Wilson County, Texas 78140. This link to an electronic map of the site or facility's general location is provided as a public courtesy and not part of the application or notice. For exact location, refer to the application. www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/hb610/index.html?lat=29.296035&lng=-97.832222&zoom=13&type=r. The proposed facility will emit the following air contaminants in a significant amount: carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and particulate matter including particulate matter with diameters of 10 microns or less and 2.5 microns or less. In addition, the facility will emit the following air contaminants: volatile organic compounds, sulfur dioxide, and sulfuric acid mist.

A full PSD increment analysis was not required because the predicted impacts of all pollutants subject to PSD increment review were below the significant impact level for each pollutant.

The executive director has determined that the emissions of air contaminants from the proposed facility which are subject to PSD review will not violate any state or federal air quality regulations and will not have any significant adverse impact on soils, vegetation, or visibility. All air contaminants have been evaluated, and "best available control technology" will be used for the control of these contaminants.

The executive director has completed the technical review of the application and prepared a draft permit which, if approved, would establish the conditions under which the facility will operate.

PUBLIC COMMENT/PUBLIC MEETING.
A public meeting will be held and will consist of two parts, an Informal Discussion Period and a Formal Comment Period. A public meeting is not a contested case hearing under the Administrative Procedure Act. During the Informal Discussion Period, the public will be encouraged to ask questions of the applicant and TCEQ staff concerning the application. The comments and questions submitted orally during the Informal Discussion Period will not be considered before a decision is reached on the permit and no formal response will be made. Responses will be provided orally during the informal Discussion Period. During the Formal Comment Period, members of the public may state their formal comments orally into the official record. A written response to all formal comments will be prepared by the Executive Director and will be sent to each person who submits a formal comment or who requested to be on the mailing list for this permit application and provides a mailing address. Only relevant and material issues raised during the Formal Comment Period can be considered if a contested case hearing is held.

The Public Meeting is to be held:
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Union Valley Baptist Church
8221 FM 1681
Nixon, Texas 78140

INFORMATION.
Citizens are encouraged to submit written comments during the public meeting or by mail before the close of the public comment period to the Office of the Chief Clerk, TCEQ, Mail Code MC-105, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, Texas 78711-3087 or electronically at www.tceq.texas.gov/about/comments.html. If you choose to communicate with the TCEQ electronically, please be aware that your email address, like your physical mailing address, will be become part of the agency's public record. If you need more information about this permit application or the permitting process, please call the TCEQ Public Education Program, Toll Free, at 1-800-687-4040. General information regarding the TCEQ can be found at our web site at www.tceq.texas.gov. Si desea información en Español, puede llamar al 1-800-687-4040.

The permit application, executive director's preliminary decision, draft permit, and the executive director's preliminary determination summary and executive director's air quality analysis, will be available for viewing and copying at the TCEQ central office, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building E, Room 103, Austin, Texas 78753, the TCEQ San Antonio regional office, 14250 Judson Rd, San Antonio, Texas and the Wilson County Public Library, 1 Library Lane, Floresville, Wilson County, Texas. The facility's compliance file, if any exists, is available for public review in the San Antonio Regional Office at the address listed above.

Further information may also be obtained from Navasota South Peakers Operating Company I L.L.C., 403 Corporate Wood Drive, Magnolia, Texas 77354-2758 or by calling Mr. Bill Skinner, Director of Engineering at (281) 252-5221.

Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations at the meeting should call the Office of the Chief Clerk at (512) 239-3300 or 1-800-RELAY-TX-(TDD) at least one week prior to the meeting.

Issued: February 18, 2015


COMBINED

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
AND
NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND PRELIMINARY DECISION
FOR WATER QUALITY TPDES PERMIT AMENDMENT

TPDES PERMIT NO. WQ0013321001

APPLICATION AND PRELIMINARY DECISION.
City of Wimberley, P.O. Box 2027, Wimberley, Texas 78676, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for a major amendment to Permit No. WQ0013321001 to: change the method of disposal from land application to discharge into water in the state; and increase the discharge of treated domestic wastewater from a daily average flow not to exceed 50,000 gallons per day to a daily average flow not to exceed 75,000 gallons per day. The current permit authorizes the disposal of treated domestic wastewater at a daily average flow not to exceed 15,000 gallons per day via subsurface low pressure dosing drainfields of 94,500 square feet of non-public access land in the interim phase and 50,000 gallons per day via surface irrigation of 19 acres of non-public access land in the final phase. TCEQ received this application on May 13, 2014.

The facility is located approximately one mile northeast of the intersection of Ranch-to-Market Road 12 and Ranch-to-Market Road 3237 in Hays County, Texas 78676. The existing wastewater treatment facility and disposal site are located approximately 500 feet to the west of the proposed facility within the same property. The treated effluent will be discharged to Deer Creek; thence to the Upper Blanco River in Segment No. 1813 of the Guadalupe River Basin. The unclassified receiving water use is minimal aquatic life use for Deer Creek. The designated uses for Segment No. 1813 are exceptional aquatic life use, public water supply, aquifer protection, and primary contact recreation. In accordance with 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) § 307.5 and the TCEQ implementation procedures (June 2010) for the Texas Surface Water Quality Standards, an antidegradation review of the receiving waters was performed. A Tier 1 antidegradation review has preliminarily determined that existing water quality uses will not be impaired by this permit action. Numerical and narrative criteria to protect existing uses will be maintained. A Tier 2 review has preliminarily determined that no significant degradation of water quality is expected in Upper Blanco River, which has been identified as having exceptional aquatic life uses. Existing uses will be maintained and protected. The preliminary determination can be reexamined and may be modified if new information is received.

The TCEQ Executive Director has completed the technical review of the application and prepared a draft permit. The draft permit, if approved, would establish the conditions under which the facility must operate. The Executive Director has made a preliminary decision that this permit, if issued, meets all statutory and regulatory requirements. The application, Executive Director's preliminary decision, and draft permit are available for viewing and copying at Wimberley City Hall, Office of the City Secretary, 221 Stillwater, Wimberley, Texas. This link to an electronic map of the site or facility's general location is provided as a public courtesy and not part of the application or notice. For exact location, refer to application. http://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/hb610/index.html?lat=30.003888&lng=-98.083333&zoom=13&type=r

PUBLIC COMMENT/PUBLIC MEETING.
You may submit public comments about this application. The TCEQ will hold a public meeting on this application because the Executive Director of the TCEQ has determined that there is a significant degree of public interest in the application. The purpose of the public meeting is to provide the opportunity to submit comments or to ask questions about the application.

The public meeting will consist of two parts, an Informal Discussion Period and a Formal Comment Period. A public meeting is not a contested case hearing under the Administrative Procedure Act. During the Informal Discussion Period, the public is encouraged to ask questions of the applicant and TCEQ staff concerning the application and the Executive Director's preliminary decision, but these informal comments made during the informal period will not be considered by the Commissioners before reaching a decision on the permit, and no formal response will be made. During the Formal Comment Period, members of the public may state their formal comments into the official record. A written response to all timely, relevant and material, or significant formal comments will be prepared by the Executive Director and considered by the Commissioners before they reach a decision on the permit. A copy of the response will be sent to each person who submits a formal comment or who requests to be on the mailing list for this application and provides a mailing address. Only relevant and material issues raised during the formal comment period can be considered if a contested case hearing is granted.

The Public Meeting will be held:
Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 7:00 PM
Wimberley Community Center
14068 Ranch Road 12
Wimberley, Texas 78676

OPPORTUNITY FOR A CONTESTED CASE HEARING.
After the deadline for submitted public comments, the Executive Director will consider all timely comments and prepare a response to all relevant and material, or significant public comments. Unless the application is directly referred for a contested case hearing, the response to comments will be mailed to everyone who submitted public comments and to those persons who are on the mailing list for this application. If comments are received, the mailing list will also provide instructions for requesting a contested case hearing or reconsideration of the Executive Director's decision. A contested case hearing is a legal proceeding similar to a civil trial in a state district court.

TO REQUEST A CONTESTED CASE HEARING, YOU MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS IN YOUR REQUEST: your name; address; phone number; applicant's name and proposed permit number; the location and distance of your property/activities relative to the facility; a specific description of how you would be adversely affected by the facility in a way not common to the general public; and the statement “I/we request a contested case hearing.” If the request for contested case hearing is filed on behalf of a group or association, the request must designate the group's representative for receiving future correspondence; identify an individual member of the group who would be adversely affected by the proposed facility or activity; provide the information discussed above regarding the affected member's location and distance from the facility or activity; explain how and why the member would be affected; and explain how the interests the group seeks to protect are relevant to the group's purpose.

Following the close of all applicable comment and request periods, the Executive Director will forward the application and any requests for reconsideration or for a contested case hearing to the TCEQ Commissioners for their consideration at a scheduled Commission meeting.

The Commission will only grant a contested case hearing on disputed issues of fact that are relevant and material to the Commission's decision on the application. Further, the Commission will only grant a hearing on issues that were raised in timely filed comments that were not subsequently withdrawn.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ACTION.
The Executive Director may issue final approval of the application unless a timely contested case hearing request or request for reconsideration is filed. If a timely hearing request or request for reconsideration is filed, the Executive Director will not issue final approval of the permit and will forward the application and request to the TCEQ Commissioners for their consideration at a scheduled Commission meeting.

MAILING LIST.
If you submit public comments, a request for a contested case hearing or a reconsideration of the Executive Director's decision, you will be added to the mailing list for this specific application to receive future public notices mailed by the Office of the Chief Clerk. In addition, you may request to be placed on (1) the permanent mailing list for a specific applicant name and permit number; and/or (2) the mailing list for a specific county. If you wish to be placed on the permanent and/or the county mailing list, clearly specify which list(s) and send your request to TCEQ Office of the Chief Clerk at the address below.

AGENCY CONTACTS AND INFORMATION.
Citizens are encouraged to submit written comments anytime during the meeting or by mail before the meeting to the Office of the Chief Clerk, TCEQ, Mail Code MC-105, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, TX 78711-3087 or electronically at www.tceq.texas.gov.us/about/comments.html. If you need more information about this permit application or the permitting process, please call the TCEQ Public Education Program, Toll Free, at 1-800-687-4040. Si desea información en Español, puede llamar 1-800-687-4040. General information about the TCEQ can be found at our website at www.tceq.texas.gov. All written public comments must be received by the Office of the Chief Clerk at the noted address within 30 days from the date of newspaper publication of this notice or by the date of the public meeting, whichever is later.

Further information may also be obtained from City of Wimberley, P.O. Box 2027, Wimberley, Texas 78676 or by calling Mr. Don Ferguson, City Administrator, at 512-847-0025.

Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations at the meeting should call the Office of the Chief Clerk at 512-239-3300 or 1-800-RELAY-TX (TDD) at least one week prior to the meeting.

Issued: January 29, 2015


NOTICE OF HEARING
GUADALUPE-BLANCO RIVER AUTHORITY
SOAH Docket No. 582-15-2477
TCEQ Docket No. 2014-1658-WR
Application No. 12378

APPLICATION.
Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority, 933 East Court Street, Seguin, Texas 78155, Applicant, seeks a Water Use Permit pursuant to Texas Water Code (TWC) § 11.121 and § 11.085, and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Rules Title 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §§ 295.1, et seq.

Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority seeks authorization to divert and use not to exceed 75,000 acre-feet of water per year from the unappropriated flows of the Guadalupe River, Guadalupe River Basin, in Gonzales County, at a maximum diversion rate of 500 cfs (224,415.588 gpm) for use for municipal and industrial purposes within GBRA's statutory district which consists of Hays, Comal, Guadalupe, Caldwell, Gonzales, DeWitt, Victoria, Kendall, Refugio, and Calhoun Counties in the San Antonio, Colorado, and Lavaca River Basins, and the Colorado-Lavaca, Lavaca-Guadalupe, and San Antonio-Nueces Coastal Basins. Applicant also seeks authorization to construct one or more off-channel reservoirs in Gonzales County with a combined maximum storage capacity of 125,000 acre-feet, and to store water in the off-channel reservoir(s) for subsequent diversion and use for municipal and industrial purposes within GBRA's statutory district. GBRA further requests an exempt interbasin transfer of the diverted water to the portions of the San Antonio River Basin, Colorado River Basin, Lavaca River Basin, Colorado-Lavaca Coastal Basin, Lavaca-Guadalupe Coastal Basin, and the San Antonio-Nueces Coastal Basin located within Hays, Comal, Guadalupe, Caldwell, Gonzales, DeWitt, Victoria, Kendall, Refugio, and Calhoun Counties.

The proposed diversion segment will be located in zip code 78629 between the following two points:

  1. Upper limit of the diversion segment is located at Latitude 29.4907ºN, Longitude 97.4709ºW, also bearing N38ºW, 4,800 feet from the northwest corner of the Jose Maria Salinas Survey, Abstract No. 59, Gonzales County, Texas.
  2. Lower limit of the diversion segment is located at Latitude 29.3488ºN, Longitude 97.2891ºW, also bearing S 30ºW, 2,220 feet from the east corner of the Benjamin Fulcher Survey, Abstract No. 21, Gonzales County, Texas.

The draft permit, if granted, would include special conditions requiring streamflow restrictions. The application, technical memoranda, and Executive Director's draft permit are available for viewing and copying at the Office of the Chief Clerk, 12100 Park 35 Circle, Building F, Austin, Texas 78753.

CONTESTED CASE HEARING.
SOAH will conduct a preliminary hearing on this application at:

10:00 a.m. - March 18, 2015
William P. Clements Building
300 West 15th Street, 4th Floor
Austin, Texas 78701

The purpose of a preliminary hearing is to establish jurisdiction, name the parties, establish a procedural schedule for the remainder of the proceeding, allow an opportunity for settlement discussions, and to address other matters as determined by the judge. The evidentiary hearing phase of the proceeding will be similar to a civil trial in state district court.

The hearing will be conducted in accordance with Chapter 2001, Texas Government Code; Chapter 11, Texas Water Code; and the procedural rules of the TCEQ and SOAH, including 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 80 and 1 TAC Chapter 155.

The applicant is automatically a party in this hearing. If anyone else wishes to be a party to the hearing, he or she must attend the hearing and show how he or she would be adversely affected by the application in a way not common to members of the general public. Any person may attend the hearing and any person may request to be a party. Only persons named as parties may participate at the hearing.

INFORMATION.
If you need more information about the hearing process for this application, please call the Public Education Program, toll free, at 1-800-687-4040. General information about the TCEQ can be found at http://www.tceq.texas.gov/.

Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations at the hearing should call the SOAH Docketing Department at 512-475-3445, at least one week prior to the hearing.

Issued: February 24, 2015

Bridget C. Bohac, Chief Clerk
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality


NOTICE OF HEARING
130 ENVIRONMENTAL PARK, LLC
SOAH Docket No. 582-15-2082
TCEQ Docket No. 2015-0069-MSW
Proposed Permit No. 2383

APPLICATION.
130 Environmental Park, LLC, 134 Riverstone Terrace, Suite 203, Canton, Georgia has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for a permit to authorize a Type I Municipal Solid Waste landfill. The facility is proposed to be located north of FM 1185 between U.S. Highway 183 and Homannville Trail, about two miles north of Lockhart, Caldwell County, Texas. The following link to an electronic map of the site or facility's general location is provided as a public courtesy and is not part of the application or notice: http://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/hb610/index.html?lat=29.9731&lng=-97.6592&zoom=13&type=r. For exact location, refer to application.

The TCEQ Executive Director has prepared a draft permit which, if approved, would establish the conditions under which the facility must operate. The Executive Director has made a preliminary decision that this permit, if issued, meets all statutory and regulatory requirements. The permit application, Executive Director's preliminary decision, and draft permit are available for viewing and copying at the Dr. Eugene Clark Library, 217 S. Main Street, Lockhart, Texas.

DIRECT REFERRAL.
The Notice of Application and Preliminary Decision was published on December 14, 2014. On January 16, 2015, the Applicant filed a request for direct referral to the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH). Therefore, the chief clerk has referred this application directly to SOAH for a hearing on whether the application complies with all applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

CONTESTED CASE HEARING.
The State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH) will conduct a formal contested case hearing at:

10:00 a.m. - March 26, 2015
Caldwell County Judicial Center
1703 South Colorado Street - Courtroom B
Lockhart, Texas 78644

The contested case hearing will be a legal proceeding similar to a civil trial in state district court. The hearing will be conducted in accordance with Chapter 2001, Texas Government Code; Chapter 361, Texas Health and Safety Code; TCEQ rules including 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 330; and the procedural rules of the TCEQ and SOAH, including 30 TAC Chapter 80 and 1 TAC Chapter 155.

To request to be a party, you must attend the hearing and show you would be adversely affected by the application in a way not common to members of the general public. Any person may attend the hearing and request to be a party. Only persons named as parties may participate at the hearing.

INFORMATION.
If you need more information about the hearing process for this application, please call the Public Education Program, toll free, at 1-800-687-4040. General information about the TCEQ can be found at our web site at http://www.tceq.texas.gov/. The mailing address for the TCEQ is P.O. Box 13087, Austin TX 78711-3087.

Further information may also be obtained from 130 Environmental Park at the address stated above or by calling Mr. Ernest Kaufmann, President and Manager of 130 Environmental Park, LLC at 770-720-2717.

Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations at the hearing should call the SOAH Docketing Department at 512-475-3445, at least one week prior to the hearing.

Issued: February 4, 2015

Bridget C. Bohac, Chief Clerk
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality


NOTICE OF HEARING
DOS REPUBLICAS COAL PARTNERSHIP
SOAH Docket No. 582-15-2214
TCEQ Docket No. 2015-0068-IWD
Permit No. WQ0003511000

APPLICATION.
Dos Republicas Coal Partnership, 5150 North Loop 1604 West, San Antonio, Texas 78249, which operates the Eagle Pass Mine, a sub-bituminous coal mine, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for a major amendment with renewal to Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) Permit No. WQ0003511000 to add active mining acreage; add Outfalls 014M-020M to discharge stormwater and mine seepage from active mining areas; add Outfalls 001R, 003R, 004R, 006R-008R, and 014R-020R to discharge stormwater from post-mining areas; remove Outfalls 002, 005, and 009-013; allow for water in all ponds to be used for dust suppression; add Outfall 021 to discharge stormwater runoff from fueling areas, fuel storage areas, vehicle and equipment maintenance areas, truck washing stations, and coal handling and storage areas; and add Outfall 022M to discharge mine pit water from active mining areas and stormwater from inside the rail loop. The existing permit authorizes the discharge of mine seepage from active mining areas and stormwater at an intermittent and variable flow via Outfalls 001-013.

The facility is located on the northeast side of State Highway 1588, three miles northeast of the intersection of State Highway 1588 and U.S. Highway 277, and approximately five miles northeast of the City of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas 77852. The effluent will be discharged via Outfalls 001M/R, 004M/R, 007M/R, 008M/R, 017M/R, 018M/R, 021, and 022M to unnamed tributaries, thence to Elm Creek, thence to Rio Grande Below Amistad Reservoir in Segment No. 2304 of the Rio Grande Basin; via Outfalls 003M/R, 006M/R, 014M/R, and 019M/R to unnamed ditches, thence to Elm Creek, thence to Rio Grande Below Amistad Reservoir in Segment No. 2304 of the Rio Grande Basin; via Outfalls 015M/R to an unnamed ditch, thence to an unnamed tributary, thence to Hediondo Creek, thence to Elm Creek, thence to Rio Grande Below Amistad Reservoir in Segment No. 2304 of the Rio Grande Basin; and via Outfalls 016M/R and 020M/R to Elm Creek, thence to Rio Grande Below Amistad Reservoir in Segment No. 2304 of the Rio Grande Basin. The designated uses for Segment No. 2304 are high aquatic life use, primary contact recreation, and public water supply.

In accordance with 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §307.5 and the TCEQ implementation procedures (June 2010) for the Texas Surface Water Quality Standards, an antidegradation review of the receiving waters was performed. A Tier 1 antidegradation review has preliminarily determined that existing water quality uses will not be impaired by this permit action. Numerical and narrative criteria to protect existing uses will be maintained. A Tier 2 review has preliminarily determined that no significant degradation of water quality is expected in Elm Creek, which has been identified as having high aquatic life use. Existing uses will be maintained and protected. The preliminary determination can be reexamined and may be modified if new information is received.

The TCEQ Executive Director has prepared a draft permit which, if approved, would establish the parameters and limitations within which the facility must operate. The Executive Director has made a preliminary decision that this permit, if issued, meets all statutory and regulatory requirements. The permit application, Executive Director's preliminary decision, and draft permit are available for viewing and copying at the Maverick County Courthouse, 500 Quarry Street, Suite 2, Eagle Pass, Texas. This link to an electronic map of the site or facility's general location is provided as a public courtesy and is not part of the application or notice. For the exact location, refer to the application. http://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/hb610/index.html?lat=28.818055&lng=-100.458611&zoom=13&type=r

DIRECT REFERRAL.
The Notice of Application and Preliminary Decision was published on December 16 and 19, 2014. On January 15, 2015, the Applicant filed a request for direct referral to the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH). Therefore, the chief clerk has referred this application directly to SOAH for a hearing on whether the application complies with all applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

CONTESTED CASE HEARING.
SOAH will conduct a formal contested case hearing on this application at

10:00 a.m. - March 30, 2015
Maverick County Courthouse
500 Quarry Street - 2nd Floor
Eagle Pass, Texas 78852

The contested case hearing will be a legal proceeding similar to a civil trial in state district court. The hearing will be conducted in accordance with Chapter 2001 of the Texas Government Code; Chapter 26 of the Texas Water Code; TCEQ rules, including 30 TAC Chapter 305; and the procedural rules of the TCEQ and SOAH, including 30 TAC Chapter 80 and 1 TAC Chapter 155. At the hearing on March 30, 2015, jurisdiction must be established, and written and oral public comment on the draft permit and application may be accepted.

To participate in the hearing as a party, you must attend the hearing and show you would be adversely affected by the application in a way not common to members of the general public. Any person may attend the hearing and request to be a party. Only persons named as parties may participate at the hearing. See 30 TAC Section 55.203.

INFORMATION.
If you need more information about the hearing process for this application, please call the Public Education Program, toll free, at 1-800-687-4040. General information about the TCEQ can be found at our web site at http://www.tceq.texas.gov/.

Further information may also be obtained from Dos Republicas Coal Partnership at the address stated above or by calling Mr. Leland Starks at 830-421-5017.

Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations at the hearing should call the SOAH Docketing Department at 512-475-3445 at least one week prior to the hearing.

Issued: February 19, 2015

Bridget C. Bohac, Chief Clerk
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality


NOTICE OF HEARING
USA WASTE OF TEXAS LANDFILLS, INC.
SOAH Docket No. 582-15-2221
TCEQ Docket No. 2015-0119-MSW
Proposed Permit No. 1565B

APPLICATION.
USA Waste of Texas Landfills, Inc., 9821 Katy Freeway, Suite 700, Houston, Harris County, Texas 77024, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for a major permit amendment to authorize a lateral and vertical expansion of Fairbanks Landfill, an existing Type IV municipal solid waste landfill. The total permitted facility acreage is proposed to increase from 118.1 acres to 188.95 acres, of which approximately 137.3 acres will be used for waste disposal. The maximum final elevation of the waste fill and final cover materials is proposed to increase from 154.0 feet to 250.5 feet above mean sea level. The facility is located at 8205 Fairbanks N Houston Road, Houston, Harris County, Texas 77064. The following link to an electronic map of the site or facility's general location is provided as a public courtesy and is not part of the application or notice: http://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/hb610/index.html?lat=29.9&lng=-95.5278&zoom=13&type=r. For exact location, refer to application.

The TCEQ Executive Director has prepared a draft permit which, if approved, would establish the conditions under which the facility must operate. The Executive Director has made a preliminary decision that this permit, if issued, meets all statutory and regulatory requirements. The permit application, Executive Director's preliminary decision, and draft permit are available for viewing and copying at Fairbanks Branch Library, 7122 North Gessner Road, Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77040.

DIRECT REFERRAL.
The Notice of Application and Preliminary Decision was published on September 9, 11, 12, and 14, 2014. On January 27, 2015, the Applicant filed a request for direct referral to the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH). Therefore, the chief clerk has referred this application directly to SOAH for a hearing on whether the application complies with all applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

CONTESTED CASE HEARING.
SOAH will conduct a formal contested case hearing at:

10:00 a.m. – April 1, 2015
City of Houston – City Hall Annex Chamber
900 Bagby Street, Public Level
Houston, Texas 77002

The contested case hearing will be a legal proceeding similar to a civil trial in state district court. The hearing will be conducted in accordance with Chapter 2001, Texas Government Code; Chapter 361, Texas Health and Safety Code; TCEQ rules including 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 330; and the procedural rules of the TCEQ and SOAH, including 30 TAC Chapter 80 and 1 TAC Chapter 155.

To request to be a party, you must attend the hearing and show you would be adversely affected by the application in a way not common to members of the general public. Any person may attend the hearing and request to be a party. Only persons named as parties may participate at the hearing.

INFORMATION.
If you need more information about the hearing process for this application, please call the Public Education Program, toll free, at 1-800-687-4040. General information about the TCEQ can be found at our web site at http://www.tceq.texas.gov/. The mailing address for the TCEQ is P.O. Box 13087, Austin TX 78711-3087.

Further information may also be obtained from Mr. Steve Jacobs at the address stated above or by calling Mr. Scott Graves at 512-451-4003.

Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations at the hearing should call the SOAH Docketing Department at 512-475-3445, at least one week prior to the hearing.

Issued: February 12, 2015

Bridget C. Bohac, Chief Clerk
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality


NOTICE OF HEARING
POST OAK CLEAN GREEN, INC.
SOAH Docket No. 582-15-2498
TCEQ Docket No. 2012-0905-MSW
Proposed Permit No. 2378

APPLICATION.
Post Oak Clean Green, Inc., P.O. Box 1270, Seguin, Guadalupe County, Texas 78155, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for a permit to authorize Post Oak Municipal Solid Waste Landfill, a new Type I municipal solid waste landfill. The facility is proposed to be located at 7787 Farm-to-Market Road 1150, Seguin, Guadalupe County, Texas 78155. The following link to an electronic map of the site or facility's general location is provided as a public courtesy and is not part of the application or notice: http://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/hb610/index.html?lat=29.605277&lng=-97.724444&zoom=13&type=r. For exact location, refer to application.

The TCEQ Executive Director has prepared a draft permit which, if approved, would establish the conditions under which the facility must operate. The Executive Director has made a preliminary decision that this permit, if issued, meets all statutory and regulatory requirements. The permit application, Executive Director's preliminary decision, and draft permit are available for viewing and copying at the Guadalupe County Courthouse, 211 West Court Street, Seguin, Texas 78155 and may be viewed online at www.postoakcleangreen.net.

DIRECT REFERRAL.
On January 23, 2015, the Applicant filed a request for direct referral to the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH). Therefore, the chief clerk has referred this application directly to SOAH for a hearing on whether the application complies with all applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

CONTESTED CASE HEARING.
The State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH) will conduct a formal contested case hearing at:

10:00 a.m. – April 6, 2015
William P. Clements Building
300 West 15th Street, 4th Floor
Austin, Texas 78701

The contested case hearing will be a legal proceeding similar to a civil trial in state district court. The hearing will be conducted in accordance with Chapter 2001, Texas Government Code; Chapter 361, Texas Health and Safety Code; TCEQ rules including 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 330; and the procedural rules of the TCEQ and SOAH, including 30 TAC Chapter 80 and 1 TAC Chapter 155.

To request to be a party, you must attend the hearing and show you would be adversely affected by the application in a way not common to members of the general public. Any person may attend the hearing and request to be a party. Only persons named as parties may participate at the hearing.

INFORMATION.
If you need more information about the hearing process for this application, please call the Public Education Program, toll free, at 1-800-687-4040. General information about the TCEQ can be found at our web site at http://www.tceq.texas.gov/. The mailing address for the TCEQ is P.O. Box 13087, Austin TX 78711-3087.

Further information may also be obtained from Post Oak Clean Green, Inc. at the address stated above or by calling Wade Wheatley, P.E., with Cook-Joyce Inc., at 512-474-9097.

Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations at the hearing should call the SOAH Docketing Department at 512-475-3445, at least one week prior to the hearing.

Issued: February 25, 2015

Bridget C. Bohac, Chief Clerk
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality


NOTICE OF HEARING
ABRAXAS CORPORATION
SOAH Docket No. 582-15-2478
TCEQ Docket No. 2013-2229-MWD
Proposed Permit No. WQ0015010001

APPLICATION.
Abraxas Corporation, 7921 Main Street, North Richland Hills, Texas 76182, has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for a new permit, proposed Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) Permit No. WQ0015010001 to authorize the discharge of treated domestic wastewater at a daily average flow not to exceed 20,000 gallons per day. The facility was previously permitted under TCEQ Permit No. WQ0011086001, which expired December 1, 2009.

The facility is located at 3301 Cattlebaron Road, approximately 0.9 mile north of the intersection of Cattlebaron and White Settlement Roads in Parker County, Texas 76108. The treated effluent will be discharged to a man-made pond; thence to an unnamed drainage; thence to an unnamed tributary; thence to Haywire Lake #2; thence to an unnamed tributary; thence to an unnamed impoundment; thence to Haywire Lake #1; thence to an unnamed tributary; thence to Silver Creek; thence to Lake Worth in Segment No. 0807 of the Trinity River Basin. The unclassified receiving water uses are limited aquatic life use for the man-made pond, no significant aquatic life use for the unnamed drainage and unnamed tributary and high aquatic life use for Haywire Lake #1, Haywire Lake #2 and the unnamed impoundment. The designated uses for Segment No. 0807 are high aquatic life use, public water supply and contact recreation. In accordance with Title 30 Texas Administrative Code (30 TAC) Section 307.5 and the TCEQ implementation procedures (January 2003) for the Texas Surface Water Quality Standards, an antidegradation review of the receiving waters was performed. A Tier 1 antidegradation review has preliminarily determined that existing water quality uses will not be impaired by this permit action. Numerical and narrative criteria to protect existing uses will be maintained. A Tier 2 review has preliminarily determined that no significant degradation of water quality is expected in Haywire Lake #1, Haywire Lake #2 or the unnamed impoundment, which have been identified as having high aquatic life uses. Existing uses will be maintained and protected. The preliminary determination can be reexamined and may be modified if new information is received.

The TCEQ Executive Director has prepared a draft permit which, if approved, would establish the conditions under which the facility must operate. The Executive Director has made a preliminary decision that this permit, if issued, meets all statutory and regulatory requirements. The permit application, Executive Director's preliminary decision, and draft permit are available for viewing and copying at the City of Willow Park Municipal Building, 516 Ranch House Road, Willow Park, Texas. This link to an electronic map of the site or facility's general location is provided as a public courtesy and not part of the application or notice. For exact location, refer to application. http://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/hb610/index.html?lat=32.783195&lng=-97.548148&zoom=13&type=r

CONTESTED CASE HEARING.
The State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH) will conduct a contested case hearing in this matter. A preliminary hearing will be held:

10:00 a.m. – April 8, 2015
William P. Clements Building
300 West 15th Street, 4th Floor
Austin, Texas 78701

A contested case hearing is a legal proceeding similar to a civil trial in state district court. The contested case hearing will address the disputed issues of fact identified in the TCEQ order concerning this application issued on February 10, 2015. In addition to these issues, the judge may consider additional issues if certain conditions are met.

The hearing will be conducted in accordance with Chapter 2001, Texas Government Code; Chapter 26, Texas Water Code; and the procedural rules of the TCEQ and SOAH, including 30 TAC Chapter 80 and 1 TAC Chapter 155. The hearing will be held unless all timely hearing requests are withdrawn or denied.

To request to be a party in the contested case hearing, you must attend the preliminary hearing and show how you would be adversely affected by the application in a way not common to members of the general public. Any person may attend the preliminary hearing and request to be a party. Only persons named as parties at the preliminary hearing may participate in the contested case hearing.

INFORMATION.
If you need more information about the hearing process for this application, please call the Public Education Program, toll free, at 1-800-687-4040. General information about the TCEQ can be found at our web site at http://www.tceq.texas.gov/.

Further information may also be obtained from Abraxas Corporation at the address stated above or by calling Ms. Laura Farhood-Warren, Abraxas Coporation at 817- 656-3636.

Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations at the hearing should call the SOAH Docketing Department at 512-475-3445, at least one week prior to the hearing.

Issued: February 23, 2015

Bridget C. Bohac, Chief Clerk
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality


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