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NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT HEARING ON A
HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY LICENSE
In accordance with § 23-19.1-10 of the Rhode Island General Laws, the Department of Environmental Management ("Department") announces its intent to issue a permit to United Oil Recovery, Inc., at 167 Mill Street, Cranston, Rhode Island to operate a Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal facility (TSDF). United Oil Recovery, Inc. currently operates a TSDF at the location.
An informational workshop on this facility will be held in Room 300 of the DEM headquarters building at 235 Promenade Street, Providence, R.I. on July 18, 2006 at 2:00 PM. Representatives of the Department will be available to discuss the facility, the type and quantity of wastes to be processed, a summary for the basis of the draft license, proposed conditions to be placed on the permit, and a description of the procedures for reaching a final decision on the license application. The discussion of administrative procedures shall also include the beginning and ending period for public comment, the address where comments will be received, information on the public comment hearing, the procedures by which the public may participate in the final decision, and the contact person for further information. The application and draft permit may be reviewed, upon appointment, at the following address:
Department of Environmental ManagementThe public comment hearing will be held on the license application in Room 300 on the third floor of the DEM headquarters building at 235 Promenade Street, Providence, R.I. on September 21, 2006 at 1:30 PM. Following the public hearing, the Department will continue to accept written comments from all interested parties on the application for an additional thirty (30) days following the close of the hearing, at the following address:
Department of Environmental ManagementThe Department's final decision on the application will be made within ninety (90) days after the close of the public comment period. The DEM headquarters is accessible to the handicapped. The DEM will provide interpreter service to the hearing impaired, provided that a request for this service is made in writing to the above address or by calling 222-2797 at least forty-eight hours prior to the hearing.
Leo Hellested, Chief,
Office of Waste Management