Deadline for Comments: 08/26/2022

 

Construction Stormwater General Permit

Statewide General Permit

Permit Number NVR100000

 

The Administrator, Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (Division), Carson City, Nevada is proposing to re-issue the Statewide General Permit, NVR100000, to regulate discharge of Stormwater associated with large construction activity; small construction activity; and industrial activity from temporary concrete, asphalt, and material plants or operations dedicated to the permitted construction project, to waters of the United States.  This permit maintains compliance with the provisions of the U.S. Clean Water Act as amended (33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq: the “Act”) and Chapter 445A of the Nevada Revised Statutes.  Eligible dischargers shall submit a Notice of Intent (NOI), filing fee, and must have completed a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) that is kept and maintained on the Permittee’s site.

 

On the basis of preliminary review of the requirements of the Nevada Revised Statutes, as amended, the Federal Clean Water Act, as amended, and implementing regulations, the Administrator proposes to issue Statewide General Permit NVR100000 to discharge. The Division has made the tentative determination to issue the permit for a five (5) year period.

 

Persons wishing to comment upon or object to the proposed determinations by the Administrator regarding permit issuance should submit their comments or request a hearing in writing, hand delivered or postmarked no later than 5:00 P.M. on 08/26/2022, either in person or by mail to:

 

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Division of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Water Pollution Control

901 South Stewart Street, Suite 4001

Carson City, NV 89701

 

The request for a hearing must be filed within the comment period and must indicate the interest of the person filing the request and the reasons why a hearing is warranted. All comments or objections received within the thirty (30) day period will be considered in the formulation of final determination(s) regarding the application. If written comments indicate a significant degree of public interest in the proposed permit, the Administrator shall hold a public hearing. A public notice of such hearing will be issued not less than thirty (30) days prior to the hearing date.

 

If no hearing is held and the determinations of the Administrator are substantially changed from the tentative determinations, the Administrator will give public notice of the revised determinations. Additional comments and objections will be considered at that time.

 

The applications, proposed permits, comments received, and other information are on file and may be copied or copies may be obtained by writing to the above address or by contacting Kristie Black, Bureau of Water Pollution Control, at (775) 687­9429 or at kblack@ndep.nv.gov. The office facsimile number is (775) 687-4684. For further information, the fact sheet for this project can be viewed at the following website: https://ndep.nv.gov/posts/category/water.

 

Please bring the forgoing notice to the attention of all persons whom you know would be interested in this matter.

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