Public Notice Information
Eagle heart Ranch Inc.
NE 1/4, Section 34, & NW 1/4 Section 35, & SE 1/4, Section 27, & SW 1/4, Sextion 26, Township 16N, Range 09W, Howard County
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NPDES General Permit
August 5, 2020
September 7, 2020



Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy
Water Permits Division
Lincoln, Nebraska

Pursuant to the Neb. Rev. Stat. 54-2425 (4) as amended, the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (Department) is issuing notice to provide an opportunity for any interested person to submit written comments on the proposed decision for the following concentrated animal feeding operation.

This public comment period will be from August 5, 2020 through September 7, 2020. 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).

Reginold Roth
Eagle Heart Ranch, Inc. (IIS# 104210)
2032 Brady Rd
Wolbach, NE 68882

The operation’s existing livestock waste control facilities (LWCFs) are located in the NE 1/4, Section 34, & NW 1/4 Section 35, & SE 1/4, Section 27, & SW 1/4, Sextion 26, Township 16N, Range 09W, Howard County, Nebraska. The existing LWCFS consist of one holding pond, four debris basins, and one lift station. The application proposes the construction of one holding pond and four debris basins,

The application indicates an existing maximum of 2,500 head of feeder cattle and proposes a new one-time maximum capacity of 5,000 head of permitted feeder cattle.

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 approve the application for a major modification to the previously issued Construction and Operating Permit. Upon completion of review of any written comments received, the Department will make a final decision on the permit 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. 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 should be sent to: Agriculture Section, Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy, PO Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.