The TDEC Division of Water Resources (DWR) proposes to issue a water quality National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit:

Applicant: Brownsville Energy Authority
Brownsville Energy Authority
Permit Number: TN0075078
Permit Writer: Oscar Montenegro
Rating: Major
County: Haywood
EFO Name: Jackson
Location: Lagoon – Tibbs Road
Office – 25 N Lafayette Ave
City: Brownsville, TN 38012
Activity Description: treatment and discharge
of municipal sewage
Effluent Description: treated municipal wastewater from the North Lagoon STP (2.28 MGD) to Outfall 001
Receiving Stream: South Fork Forked Deer River at mile 30.6

The proposed permit contains limitations on the amounts of pollutants to be discharged, in accordance with Federal and State standards and regulations. Permit conditions are tentative and subject to public comment.
For more information, or to review and/or copy documents from the permit file (there is a nominal charge for photocopies), contact Oscar Montenegro at (615) 532-0623 or the Jackson Environmental Field Office at (731) 512-1300. To comment on this permit issuance or proposed conditions submit written comments to TDEC-DWR, William R. Snodgrass – Tennessee Tower, 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, 11th Floor, Nashville, Tennessee 37243. Comments should be received within 30 days from the Legal Notice and should include the applicant name and NPDES Number.
Interested persons may request a public hearing on any application. The request must be filed within the comment period and must indicate the interest of the filing party and reasons for the request. If there is significant interest, a hearing will be held pursuant to Rule 0400-40-5-.06(9)(a), and the Director will make determinations regarding permit issuance.