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The information contained in this report is obtained from MDEQ's enSite (electronic environmental Site Information System) System used by the Office of Pollution Control's Air Division, Environmental Permits Division and Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Division, and the Office of Geology's Mining and Reclamation Division. The purpose of the system is to support permitting and compliance activities of the Department of Environmental Quality. Regulatory programs that are supported by this database are the Surface Water National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Program; the Air Title V, Construction and Operating Programs; the Solid and Hazardous Waste Programs; Geology Surface Mining and Reclamation Division; and the Waste Tire Program (the UST program is currently not supported). There are other regulatory programs within the Department that do not currently utilize this database including programs managed by the Office of Land and Water, and the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Program.

EP Engineered Clays Corporation, Fowlkes Mine

General Information

AI IDBranchSICCountyBasinStartEnd
10674Stormwater 4011442MonroeTombigbee River02/04/1993 

Physical and Mailing Address

Physical Address (Primary)Mailing Address
Highway 25
Aberdeen, MS 39730
10420 Darracott Road
Aberdeen, MS 39730

Permits and Alternate/Historic AI Identifiers

Alt IDAlt NameAlt TypeStart DateEnd Date
MSR320177Engelhard CorporationGP-Mining02/04/199301/15/2008
MSR320177BASF Catalysts LLC, Fowlkes MineGP-Mining01/15/200807/22/2013
MSR320177BASF Catalysts LLC, Fowlkes MineGP-Mining07/22/201308/31/2017
MSR320177EP Engineered Clays Corporation, Fowlkes MineGP-Mining03/26/2018 
MSR320177EP Engineered Clays Corporation, Fowlkes MineGP-Mining05/07/201803/31/2023
P78007BASF Catalysts, LLC (formerly Engelhard) (formerly Engelhard)Geology-Mining-Permit07/10/197807/10/2008
P86015TEP Engineered Clays Corporation, Fowlkes MineGeology-Mining-Permit07/08/198608/31/2022
P86015BASF Catalysts, LLC (formerly Engelhard) Fowlkes PitGeology-Mining-Permit07/08/198607/08/2011
P88013BASF Catalysts, LLC (formerly Engelhard) Class 1Geology-Mining-Permit03/29/198803/29/2008
P88013TEP Engineered Clays Corporation, Fowlkes MineGeology-Mining-Permit03/29/198807/31/2022
P88013BASF Catalysts, LLC (Formerly Engelhard)Geology-Mining-Permit03/29/198802/28/2008
P92071BASF Catalysts, LLC (formerly Engelhard) (formerly Engelhard)Geology-Mining-Permit07/24/199207/24/2012
P92071TEP Engineered Clays, Fowlkes MineGeology-Mining-Permit07/24/199208/31/2017
P99042AATEP Engineered Clays Corporation, FowlkesGeology-Mining-Permit07/22/199903/08/2022
P99042AABASF Catalysts, LLC (formerly Engelhard) Fowlkes/Lawler Pit-Bentonite Clay MineGeology-Mining-Permit09/13/200509/13/2010
P99042AEnglehard Corporation, Lawler PitGeology-Mining-Permit04/07/200609/20/2007
P99042AABASF Catalysts LLC, Aberdeen MineGeology-Mining-Permit09/20/200708/31/2012
P99042AAABASF Catalysts, LLC, Fowlkes MineGeology-Mining-Permit07/13/201106/30/2016
WQC2005089Engelhard Corporation, Bentonite Clay MineWQC Number08/11/2005 
WQC2009034BASF, Proposed Surface MineWQC Number09/10/2010 

Office of Pollution Control Contacts

NameAssignmentPhone Number
Saik, SandyGeology Administrative Contact(601) 961-5514
Matheny, JamesGeology Application Review(601) 961-5527
Matheny, JamesGeology Permit Manager(601) 961-5527
Bailey, SteveOffice of Pollution Control Stormwater Compliance Manager(601) 961-5056
Bailey, SteveOffice of Pollution Control Stormwater Compliance Staff(601) 961-5056
Bass, FloranceOffice of Pollution Control Stormwater Permit Manager(601) 961-5614

Active Coverages Available Online

Permit TypePermit NumberIssue DatePermit Document
General Permit - Mining RecoverageMSR32017705/07/2018 click for document

Current Status of General Permit Applications

ProgramPermit TypePermit NumberStatus DateStatus Desc.PDF
General PermitMining RecoverageMSR32017705/07/2018Application Withdrawn click for document

Current Status of Water Quality Certification

ProgramTypeCert No.Status DateStatus Desc.
Water Quality401 CertificationWQC200903409/13/2010Water Quality Certification Issued

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