Details for Public Notice - Environmental Permit


Public Notice - Environmental Permit PURPOSE OF NOTICE: To seek public comment on a draft permit from the Department of Environmental Quality that will allow the filling of 4.32 acres of isolated forested wetland in Chesterfield County, Virginia. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: For 30 days, starting from the day after the notice is in the newspaper: May 6, 2021 to June 7, 2021 PERMIT NAME: Virginia Water Protection Permit issued by DEQ, under the authority of the State Water Control Board APPLICANT NAME, ADDRESS AND PERMIT NUMBER: Reynolds Real Estates Ventures LLC Attn: Ted McGowan; 690 Huguenot Trail Midlothian, VA 23113; VWPP No. 20-1038. PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Reynolds Real Estates Ventures LLC has applied for a new permit for the James River Industrial Center Lot 8 development. The project has stated that they will construct a 1.2 million square foot single warehouse along with supporting infrastructure. The project is located northeast of the intersection of Coach Road and Battery Brooke Parkway in Chesterfield County, Virginia. The permit will authorize the applicant to fill surface waters. The proposed activity would affect 4.32 acres of isolated forested wetlands. The activity proposed in the permit will affect isolated forested wetlands in the James River watershed. A watershed is the land area drained by a river and its incoming streams. To compensate for the affected area, the applicant would purchase 8.64 wetland credits. DEQ's preliminary decision is to issue the permit. HOW TO COMMENT AND/OR REQUEST A PUBLIC HEARING: DEQ accepts comments and requests for public hearing by e-mail, fax or postal mail. All comments and requests must be in writing and be received by DEQ during the comment period. Submittals must include the names, mailing addresses and telephone numbers of the commenter/requester and of all persons represented by the commenter/requester. A request for public hearing must also include: 1) The reason why a public hearing is requested. 2) A brief, informal statement regarding the nature and extent of the interest of the requester or of those represented by the requestor, including how and to what extent such interest would be directly and adversely affected by the permit. 3) Specific references, where possible, to terms and conditions of the permit with suggested revisions. A public hearing may be held, including another comment period, if public response is significant, based on individual requests for a public hearing, and there are substantial, disputed issues relevant to the permit. The public may review the draft permit and application or may request copies of the documents from the contact person listed below. CONTACT FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS, DOCUMENT REQUESTS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Name: Justin Brown; Virginia Dept. of Environmental Quality, Piedmont Regional Office, 4949-A Cox Road, Glen Allen, Virginia, 23060; Tel: (804) 527-5054;; Fax: (804) 698-4178.