NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE A
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATING PERMIT
Department of Environmental Quality
Water Quality Division
Pursuant to the Neb. Rev. Stat. 54-2425 (4) as amended, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (Department) is issuing notice to provide an opportunity for any interested person to submit written comments on the application for the following animal feeding operation.
This Public Notice period will be from August 14, 2008 through September 13, 2008. Comments made should pertain to issues for which the Department has authority under the Livestock Waste Management Act (Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 54-2416 through 54-2435).
Dey Land & Cattle
12143 U Road
Gresham, Nebraska 68367
The proposed livestock waste control facility (LWCF) is located in the Southwest Quarter of Section 34, Township 13 North, Range 1 West, Polk County, Nebraska. The application as submitted is for a proposed maximum of 5,010 Feeder Cattle. The proposed LWCF includes two debris basins, one lift station, and one holding pond.
The Department has reviewed the application to ensure compliance with the Livestock Waste Management Act and Title 130 – Livestock Waste Control Regulations. Currently, the Department intends to issue a Construction and Operating Permit for the proposed LWCF. Upon completion of review of any written comments received, NDEQ will make a decision on the application and respond to any comments.
The application and other public information is available for review and copying between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (CT), weekdays at the Department's Office, Suite 400, The Atrium, 1200 N Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, telephone (402) 471-2186. Please notify the Department if alternate formats of materials are needed. TDD users please call 711 and ask the relay operator to call us at (402) 471-2186. Please include the above name and legal description of the animal feeding operation.
All comments should be sent to Dennis Heitmann, Agriculture Section, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.