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Sebade Farms
NE 1/4, Section 03, Township 26N, Range 06E, Thurston County
Emerson, NE
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Substantial Change(s) to Nutrient Management Plan
February 28, 2018
March 16, 2018


Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Water Permits Division
Lincoln, Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (Department) is issuing notice to provide an opportunity for any interested person to submit written comments, objections and/or hearing requests concerning the change(s) to the terms of the nutrient management plan of the following concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO). The opportunity to comment applies only to the CAFO and changes listed below and not to the unchanged terms of the CAFO’s permit already issued.
The Public Notice period will run from February 28, 2018 through March 16, 2018.
Name of Applicant
Sebade Farms
Name of Operation
Sebade Farms
Authorized Representative
Rick Sebade
City/State/Zip Code
1698 "B" Avenue
Emerson, NE 68733
Legal Description
NE 1/4, Section 03, Township 26N, Range 06E, Thurston County
Animal Type and Capacity
6,500 head of Feeder Cattle on 59.0 Acres of Total Drainage
Change(s) to the Terms of the Nutrient Management Plan
Addition of land application acres
Land Application Site(s)
W SE 05 N 26 E 06 E SW 05 N 26 E 06
End of Public Comment Period
March 16, 2018

The nutrient management plan, change(s), and other public information are available for review and copying between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (CT), weekdays, excluding holidays at the Department's Office, Suite 400, The Atrium, 1200 N Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68508-8922; Telephone (402) 471-2186; FAX: (402) 471-2909; or E-Mail: Individuals requiring special accommodations or alternate formats of materials should notify the Department by calling (402) 471-2186. TDD users should call (800) 833-7352 and ask the relay operator to call the Department at (402) 471-2186. Please include the above name and legal description of the animal feeding operation.

All comments received during the public comment period will be considered in the final decision on the change(s) to the terms of the nutrient management plan. A request for a public hearing must be submitted in writing, and must state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised at a hearing. A determination to hold a hearing will be based on factual environmental or regulatory considerations. All public comments and requests for hearings must be submitted in writing to: Agriculture Section, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, PO Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.