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Phase I Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Application; Notice of Public Information
Meeting and Hearing

Elcon Recycling Services, LLC; Falls Township Bucks County

The PA Department of Environmental Protection has determined the Phase I Commercial Hazardous Waste Storage and Treatment Facility Siting Application submitted by Elcon Recycling Services, LLC (ELCON), for their proposed facility to be located at 100 Dean Sievers Place, Morrisville, PA 19067, to be administratively complete. The purpose of a Phase I application is solely to determine whether the proposed site complies with Pennsylvania's exclusionary siting criteria for hazardous waste treatment facilities. The Department is now conducting a technical review of the application to determine whether the proposed site complies with the exclusionary siting criteria at 25 Pa. Code §§ 269a.21—269a.29. If the site does not meet the applicable criteria, a hazardous waste treatment facility may not be permitted there. If the site does meet the applicable siting criteria, the applicant must submit a detailed permit application, before a permit could be issued for construction and operation.

As a part of the Phase I siting application review process, the Department has scheduled a public information meeting for Wednesday, August 12, 2015. The meeting will be held from 7 p.m. to
9 p.m. at the Sheraton Bucks County Hotel located at 400 Oxford Valley Road in Langhorne, PA
. During the meeting, the Department will describe the application review process, siting criteria, and the opportunities for public participation in the process. ELCON will be asked to make their own presentation regarding their proposed application. The meeting will include time for public questions on the permitting process and the Phase I application.

A separate public hearing will be held at a later date and has not yet been scheduled. Notice of the time and location of the public hearing will be provided at least 30 days in advance of the hearing date.

Copies of the Phase I application will be available for review or copying at the following Department locations between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.: DEP Southeast Regional Office, 2 E. Main St., Norristown, PA 19401, 484-250-5910; or DEP Bureau of Waste Management, Division of Hazardous Waste Management, 14th Floor, Rachel Carson State Office Building, 400 Market St., Harrisburg, PA 17105, 717-787-6239.

It is advisable to call ahead for an appointment for review and copying to assure proper assistance. The Department may charge a fee for copying.


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