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Site Assignment Public Notice Advertisement MA Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Air & Waste 436 Dwight Street Springfield, MA 01103 Town of Adams Specialty Minerals, Inc. 260 Columbia St., Adams Proposed Quarry Solid Waste Landfill Public Notice In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 111, Sections 150A and 150A 1/2 and the regulations promulgated thereunder, 310 CMR 16.00 "Site Assignment Regulations for Solid Waste Facilities," an application for a Site Assignment has been filed with the Adams Board of Health and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) for the proposed permitting of a solid waste landfill at the Specialty Minerals Inc. Facility, located at 260 Columbia Street (Route 8) in Adams. Specialty Minerals, Inc. (SMI) operates a limestone quarry and processing operation at their Facility, which produces mineral coproducts that have historically been disposed as solid waste at on-site mineral waste landfills permitted by MassDEP, which are nearing capacity. The application is for a new solid waste landfill (the Quarry Landfill) to be located within the existing on-site SMI quarry, which will provide for long-term management of these waste mineral solids. The proposed Site Assignment encompasses an area of 122 acres and would allow the Quarry Landfill to accept the specified waste mineral solids from the SMI facility, at a maximum capacity of up to 2,250 tons on any one day, average capacity of 310 tons per day, and a maximum capacity of 135,000 tons per year. The proponent and operator is: Specialty Minerals, Inc. 260 Columbia St. Adams, MA Copies of the Site Assignment Application may be reviewed at the Adams Board of Health Offices located at the Adams Town Hall, 1st Floor, 8 Park St., Adams, by appointment only (please call 413-743-8300. ext. 104 or 106 to request an appointment). Additionally, the Application will be posted on the Town of Adams website at www.town.adams.ma.us/ board-health Electronic copies of the application can be requested from the MassDEP regional office located at 436 Dwight Street, Springfield, MA by contacting Mr. Lawrence Hanson via e-mail at Lawrence.Hanson @mass.gov or by calling 413-784-1100. Copies and other review arrangements can also be coordinated by contacting Francesca Barilla of Environmental Partners Group at 617-657-0966 or via e-mail at email@example.com MassDEP shall receive comments on the proposed landfill site for 21 days from the date of public notice. All comments regarding the assignment of this site should reference the MassDEP File #21- 004-00SA, and be mailed to: Solid Waste Section Chief, MA Department of Environmental Protection, 436 Dwight Street, Springfield, MA 01103. Comments may also be submitted to MassDEP via e- mail to Lawrence.Hanson@mass.gov The applicant may modify the application for the initial forty (40) days of the review period where such modifications are deemed not to be major modifications. MassDEP shall issue a Report on Suitability to the Adams Board of Health within sixty (60) days of the date of public notice. AD# 54677 02/14/2021
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