Public Notice Information
Thomas Cattle Company
SW 1/4, Section 05, Township 20N, Range 08E, Dodge County
Hooper, NE
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Substantial Change(s) to Nutrient Management Plan
July 31, 2019
August 16, 2019


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

The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (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 July 31, 2019 through August 16, 2019.
Name of Applicant
Thomas Cattle Company
Name of Operation
Thomas Cattle Company
Authorized Representative
Tom Weitzenkamp
City/State/Zip Code
116 County Road 19
Hooper, NE 68031-2160
Legal Description
SW 1/4, Section 05, Township 20N, Range 08E, Dodge County
Animal Type and Capacity
8,000 Head of Feeder Cattle on 92.1 Acres of Total Drainage
Change(s) to the Terms of the Nutrient Management Plan
Addition of land application acres
Land Application Site(s)
SW NE 01 N 20 E 08 S NW 01 N 20 E 08 N SW 36 N 21 E 07
SW SW 36 N 21 E 07
End of Public Comment Period
August 16, 2019

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 Environment and Energy, PO Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.