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Brian McManus (402) 471-4223 Jim Bunstock (402) 471-4243
brian.mcmanus@nebraska.gov jim.bunstock@nebraska.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 13, 2017

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August 8 Hearing on Lincoln Premium Poultry Proposed Air Permit

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality has announced that a public hearing will be held Aug. 8 in Fremont to accept testimony on a proposed air quality construction permit for Lincoln Premium Poultry for a chicken hatchery located at 1015 East Cloverly, a poultry processing plant located at 1325 East Cloverly, and an animal feed mill located at 2045 South Downing, Fremont.

The hearing will be held at 5 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Christensen Field Multi-Purpose Building, located at 1710 W. 16th St. (West Linden and Ridge Road) in Fremont. Preceding the hearing, from noon to 4 p.m., NDEQ will hold an information exchange session to answer questions from the public related to the proposed air construction permit. The information exchange will not include any formal presentations and will give the public the opportunity to have informal one-on-one discussions with NDEQ staff, including staff from other Department programs. The public will be able to offer testimony and written comments on the proposed permit at the 5 p.m. hearing. All comments and documents submitted at the hearing will become part of the public record. The hearing provides only for the presentation of testimony with no cross-examination of those testifying and no provision for question and answer.

The proposed air construction permit and supporting materials are available for inspection at the office of the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, Suite 400, The Atrium, 1200 "N" Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508. This information is also available online at http://deq.ne.gov, by selecting the Public Notices link.