The current NPDES permit number PA0223506 will expire on April 7, 2023.
There are no changes proposed under this renewal application. The receiving streams for the permit area are Mill Creek and Cranberry Creek. The 25 Pa Code Chapter 93 antidegradation classification for both of these streams is HQ-CWF, MF (High Quality Cold Water Fisheries, Migratory Fisheries(.
The operation associated with this NPDES permit is known as the Cresco Quarry Operation (Noncoal Surface Mining Permit No. 45950301) and is located along the south side of Route 1008 (Sand Spring Road and Quarry lane in Barret Township, Monroe County, PA.
The center of the 152.1 acre permit area is located approximately 0.8 miles southeast of the intersection of State Route 390/191 and Route 1008 (Sand Spring Road). The operation can be located on the Buck Hill Falls, PA U.S. Geological Survey 7.5 minute topographic map by measuring 4.75 inches north and 2.5 inches west from the printed area on the lower right hand corner of the map.
A copy of the application is available for public viewing at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 State Route 390, Cresco, PA 18326. Written comments, objections, or a request for a public hearing or informal conference may be submitted to Mr. Randy Shustack, District Mining Manager, PA DEP Pottsville District Mining Office, 5 West Laurel Boulevard, Pottsville, PA 17901, no later than March 3, 2023, and must include the person's name, address, telephone number and a brief statement as to the nature of the objection(s).
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