NOTICE OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE
For the Village of Three Oaks
Village of Three Oaks has 4 openings on its council for the November 8, 2022 election.
Position available are:
President- 2 year term
3 Council members – 4 year terms
Anyone (living in the Village) interested in running for a Village position can obtain all documents from the Village Hall or the Township Hall.
Documents must be filed with the Township Clerk at 6810 US Hwy 12, Three Oaks, Ml by 4:00pm July 26, 2022
Submitted by Elizabeth Zabel
Three Oaks Township Clerk
Date: July 1, 2022
Permit No.: MI0048631 Designated Site Name: Forest Lawn LF
The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), Water Resources Division (WRD),
proposes to reissue a permit to Forest Lawn Landfill, Incorporated for the Forest Lawn Landfill
located at 8230 West Forest Lawn Road, Three Oaks, Berrien County, Michigan 49128. The applicant
discharges treated groundwater to the South Branch of the Galien River.
The draft permit includes the following modifications to the previously-issued permit: Permit
language has been revised to incorporate updated references and terminology. The following new
conditions have been added to the draft permit: Quantification Levels and Analytical Methods for
Selected Parameters and Continuous Monitoring. Monitoring requirements for Chloride and Sulfate and
effluent limitations for pH have been added to the draft permit. The draft permit specifically
lists out the pollutants included in the parameters Purgeable Halocarbons and Purgeable Aromatics.
The monitoring frequency for Outfall Observation has been revised. The effluent limitations for
Total Copper have been removed from the draft permit, and the monitoring frequency has been
revised. The effluent limitations and monitoring requirements for Hexavalent Chromium have been
removed from the draft permit.
Copies of the permit application, Public Notice, Basis for Decision Memo, draft permit, and other
relevant documents associated with this proposed permitting action may be obtained via the Internet
at https://miwaters.deq.state.mi.us (select ‘Public Notice Search,’ enter the permit number into
the search field, and then click ‘Search’), or you may request copies be mailed to you by
contacting Kendra Preston at email: PrestonK5@michigan.gov, or telephone: 517-245-2090.
Persons wishing to submit comments on the draft permit should do so through MiWaters. Go to
https://miwaters.deq.state.mi.us, select ‘Public Notice Search,’ search for this public notice by
entering the permit number into the search field, click ‘Search,’ click ‘View,’ click ‘Add
Comment,’ enter information into the fields, and then click ‘Submit.’ Comments or objections to the
draft permit received by July 31, 2022 will be considered in the final decision to issue the
permit, as will comments made at a public hearing should one be requested and held by the
Department on the draft permit.
Any person may request the Department to hold a public hearing on the draft permit. The request
should include specific reasons for the request, indicating which portions of the draft permit
constitute the need for a hearing. If submitted comments indicate significant public interest in
the draft permit or if useful information may be produced, the Department may, at its discretion,
hold a public hearing on the draft permit. If a public hearing is scheduled, public notice of the
hearing will be provided at least 30 days in advance. Inquiries should be directed to Kathryn
Gallagher, Permits Section, WRD, EGLE, P.O. Box 30458, Lansing, Michigan 48909-7958;
telephone: 517-667-8321; or e-mail: GallagherK1@michigan.gov.
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