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Tecumseh Poultry Processing Facility
333 South 3rd St.
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March 1, 2018
March 31, 2018


The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) proposes to reissue with change a Nebraska Pretreatment Program (NPP) permit to Tecumseh Poultry, LLC (dba Smart Chicken) for the Tecumseh Poultry Processing Facility, 333 South 3rd St., Tecumseh, NE (NPP# NE0111929; SIC 2015). The facility, which slaughters and eviscerates poultry, discharges treated process wastewater through Outfall 001 to the North Fork of the Big Nemaha River, segment NE2-12500 of the Nemaha River Basin via the City of Tecumseh publically owned treatment works. The permit would be issued for a period of up to five years and would restrict pollutant discharges to comply with the requirements of Department regulations. The draft permit, fact sheet and other public information are available for review at NDEQ’s Lincoln Office (address below) between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays. To request copies of the draft permit and other information, call 402-471-3557. 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. Written comments, objection and/or hearing requests concerning permit issuance may be submitted to Lisa Giesbrecht, NPDES/NPP Permits Unit, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, 1200 N St., Suite 400, the Atrium, PO Box 98922, Lincoln, NE 68509-8922 before the comment period ending date of March 31, 2018. A determination to hold a hearing will be based upon factual environmental or regulatory consideration.