LEGAL NOTICE The TDEC Division of Water Resources (DWR) proposes to issue a water quality National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit: __________________________________________________________ Applicant: City of Elizabethton Elizabethton STP Permit Number: TN00023515 Permit Writer: Maybelle T. Sparks, P.E. Rating: Major County: Carter EFO Name: Johnson City Location: 217 Sycamore Shoals Drive City: Elizabethton, TN 37643 Activity Description: Treatment of municipal sewage using oxidation ditch activated sludge plant with chlorination and dechlorination Effluent: treated municipal wastewater from Outfall 001 Receiving Stream: Watauga River at mile 234.3 __________________________________________________________ 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 Maybelle T. Sparks, P.E. at (615) 532-0651 or the Johnson City Environment Field Office at (423) 854-5400. 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 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.