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9VAC25-193-60. Registration statement.

A. Deadlines for submitting registration statement. The owner seeking coverage under this general permit shall submit a complete VPDES general permit registration statement in accordance with this section, which shall serve as a notice of intent for coverage under the general VPDES permit for concrete products facilities.

1. New facilities. Any owner proposing a new discharge shall submit a complete registration statement at least 30 days prior to the date planned for commencement of the new discharge.

2. Existing facilities.

a. Any owner covered by an individual VPDES permit who is proposing to be covered by this general permit shall submit a complete registration statement at least 210 days prior to the expiration date of the individual VPDES permit.

b. Any owner that was authorized to discharge under the general VPDES permit that became effective on October 1, 2008, and who intends to continue coverage under this general permit shall submit a complete registration statement to the board on or before July 1, 2013.

B. Late registration statements. Registration statements for existing facilities covered under subdivision A 2 b of this section will be accepted after October 1, 2013, but authorization to discharge will not be retroactive. Owners described in subdivision A 2 b of this section that submit registration statements after July 1, 2013, are authorized to discharge under the provisions of 9VAC25-193-50 D if a complete registration statement is submitted on or before October 1, 2013.

C. The required registration statement shall contain the following information:

1. Facility name and address, owner name, mailing address, telephone number, and email address (if available);

2. Operator or other contact name, mailing address, telephone number, and email address (if available) if different from owner;

3. Facility's Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code(s);

4. Nature of business at facility;

5. Indicate if the facility is proposed or existing; if the facility has a current VPDES and/or VPA Permit; and Permit Number(s) for any current VPDES and/or VPA Permits;

6. Description of the wastewater treatment or reuse/recycle system(s); indicate if there are any system(s) which operate in a "no discharge" mode;

7. If settling basins are used for treatment and control of process wastewater and commingled storm water, indicate the original date of construction, and whether these basins are lined with concrete or any other impermeable materials;

8. Indicate if there are vehicle or equipment degreasing activities performed on site. If yes, indicate if there is any process wastewater generated from these activities;

9. Indicate if a noncontact cooling water system is in use and if this facility discharges noncontact cooling water from a geothermal unit or other system. If yes, provide the following:

a. Describe the source of noncontact cooling water; and

b. If applicable, list chemical additives employed and their purpose, proposed schedule and quantity of chemical usage, estimated concentration in the discharge, description of any wastewater treatment or retention during the use of the additives, and a   (Material) Safety Data Sheet (SDS)  and available aquatic toxicity information for each additive proposed for use;

10. Description of any measures employed to reclaim, reuse or disposal of the residual concrete materials;

11. A schematic drawing which shows the source(s) of water used on the property, the industrial operations contributing to or using water, the conceptual design of the methods of treatment and disposal of wastewater and solids, and the storm water pollution prevention plan site map (see 9VAC25-193-70 Part II G 6 c);

12. A USGS 7.5 minute topographic map or equivalent computer generated map, extending to at least one mile beyond property boundary, which shows the property boundary, the location of each of its existing and proposed intake and discharge points, and the locations of any wells, springs, and other surface water bodies;

13. Discharge outfall information, including outfall number(s), description of wastewater discharged from each outfall, estimated flow (gallons per day), receiving water bodies, duration and frequency of each discharge (hours per day and days per week), and latitude and longitude of outfall location;

14. Indicate which storm water outfalls will be representative outfalls (if any). For storm water outfalls that are to be represented by other outfall discharges, provide the following:

a. The locations of the outfalls;

b. Why the outfalls are expected to discharge substantially identical effluents including, where available, evaluation of monitoring data;

c. Estimates of the size of the drainage area (in square feet) for each of the outfalls; and

d. An estimate of the runoff coefficient of the drainage areas (low: under 40%; medium: 40% to 65%; high: above 65%);

15. Indicate if a Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan has been prepared;

16. Whether the facility will discharge to a municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4). If so, provide the name of the MS4 owner. The owner of the facility shall notify the MS4 owner in writing of the existence of the discharge within 30 days of coverage under the general permit and shall copy the DEQ regional office with the notification. The notification shall include the following information: the name of the facility, a contact person and phone number, the location of the discharge, the nature of the discharge, and the facility's VPDES general permit number;

17. For portable concrete products operations, submit a closure plan  and include the requirements specified by the operation and maintenance manual in 9VAC25-193 Part I B 9 a (4) of the permit; and

18. The following certification: "I hereby grant to duly authorized agents of the Department of Environmental Quality, upon presentation of credentials, permission to enter the property where the treatment works is located for the purpose of determining compliance with or the suitability of coverage under the General Permit. I certify under penalty of law that this document and all attachments were prepared under my direction or supervision in accordance with a system designed to assure that qualified personnel properly gather and evaluate the information submitted. Based on my inquiry of the person or persons who manage the system or those persons directly responsible for gathering the information, the information submitted is to the best of my knowledge and belief true, accurate, and complete. I am aware that there are significant penalties for submitting false information including the possibility of fine and imprisonment for knowing violations."

D. The registration statement shall be signed in accordance with the requirements of 9VAC25-31-110.

Statutory Authority

62.1-44.15 of the Code of Virginia; 402 of the Clean Water Act; 40 CFR Parts 122, 123 and 124.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 14, Issue 24, eff. October 1, 1998; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 23, eff. October 1, 2003; Volume 22, Issue 9, eff. February 8, 2006; Volume 29, Issue 16, eff. October 1, 2013; Errata, 29:17 VA.R. 2192 April 22, 2013.

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