40 CFR 222.3 - Notice of applications.

§ 222.3 Notice of applications.
(a) Contents. Notice of every complete application for a general, special, emergency and research permit shall, in addition to any other material, include the following:
(1) A summary of the information included in the permit application;
(2) Any tentative determinations made pursuant to paragraph (b) of § 222.2;
(3) A brief description of the procedures set forth in § 222.5 for requesting a public hearing on the application including specification of the date by which requests for a public hearing must be filed;
(4) A brief statement of the factors considered in reaching the tentative determination with respect to the permit and, in the case of a tentative determination to issue the permit, the reasons for the choice of the particular permit conditions selected; and
(5) The location at which interested persons may obtain further information on the proposed dumping, including copies of any relevant documents.
(b) Publication—
(1)
(1) Special and research permits. Notice of every complete application for special and research permits shall be given by:
(i) Publication in a daily newspaper of general circulation in the State in closest proximity to the proposed dump site; and
(ii) Publication in a daily newspaper of general circulation in the city in which is located the office of the Administrator or the Regional Administrator, as the case may be, giving notice of the permit application.
(2) General permits. Notice of every complete application for a general permit or notice of action proposed to be taken by the Administrator to issue a general permit, without an application, shall be given by publication in the Federal Register.
(3) Emergency permits. Notice of every complete application for an emergency permit shall be given by publication in accordance with paragraphs (b)(1)(i) and (ii) of this section; Provided, however, That no such notice and no tentative determination in accordance with § 222.2 shall be required in any case in which the Administrator determines:
(i) That an emergency, as defined in paragraph (c) of § 220.3 exists;
(ii) That the emergency poses an unacceptable risk relating to human health;
(iii) That the emergency admits of no other feasible solution; and
(iv) That the public interest requires the issuance of an emergency permit as soon as possible.
Notice of any determination made by the Administrator pursuant to this paragraph (b)(3) shall be given as soon as practicable after the issuance of the emergency permit by publication in accordance with paragraphs (b)(1)(i) and (ii) and with paragraphs (a), (c) through (i) of this section.
(c) Copies of notice sent to specific persons. In addition to the publication of notice required by paragraph (b) of this section, copies of such notice will be mailed by the Administrator or the Regional Administrator, as the case may be, to any person, group or Federal, State or local agency upon request. Any such request may be a standing request for copies of such notices and shall be submitted in writing to the Administrator or to any Regional Administrator and shall relate to all or any class of permit applications which may be acted upon by the Administrator or such Regional Administrator, as the case may be.
(d) Copies of notice sent to States. In addition to the publication of notice required by paragraph (b) of this section, copies of such notice will be mailed to the State water pollution control agency and to the State agency responsible for carrying out the Coastal Zone Management Act, if such agency exists, for each coastal State within 500 miles of the proposed dumping site.
(e) Copies of notice sent to Corps of Engineers. In addition to the publication of notice required by paragraph (b) of this section, copies of such notice will be mailed to the office of the appropriate District Engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for purposes of section 106(c) of the Act, (pertaining to navigation, harbor approaches, and artificial islands on the outer continental shelf).
(f) Copies of notice sent to Coast Guard. In addition to the publication of notice required by paragraph (b) of this section, copies of such notice will be sent to the appropriate district office of the U.S. Coast Guard for review and possible suggestion of additional conditions to be included in the permit to facilitate surveillance and enforcement.
(g) Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act. The Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1970, and the Act require that the Administrator or the Regional Administrator, as the case may be, consult with appropriate regional officials of the Departments of Commerce and Interior, the Regional Director of the NMFS-NOAA, and the agency exercising administrative jurisdiction over the fish and wildlife resources of the States subject to any dumping prior to the issuance of a permit under this subchapter H. Copies of the notice shall be sent to the persons noted in paragraph (g) of this section.
(h) Copies of notice sent to Food and Drug Administration. In addition to the publication of notice required by paragraph (b) of this section, copies of such notice will be mailed to Food and Drug Administration, Shellfish Sanitation Branch (HF-417), 200 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20204.
(i) Failure to give certain notices. Failure to send copies of any public notice in accordance with paragraphs (c) through (h) of this section shall not invalidate any notice given pursuant to this section nor shall such failure invalidate any subsequent administrative proceeding.
(j) Failure of consulted agency to respond. Unless advice to the contrary is received from the appropriate Federal or State agency within 30 days of the date copies of any public notice were dispatched to such agency, such agency will be deemed to have no objection to the issuance of the permit identified in the public notice.
[42 FR 2471, Jan. 11, 1977, as amended at 73 FR 74986, Dec. 10, 2008]

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