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Svehla Farms, LLC
Pt. NW 1/4, Section 18, Township 19N, Range 03E, Colfax County
Clarkson, NE
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Intent to Issue Individual NPDES Permit for CAFOs
April 12, 2017
May 15, 2017


Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Water Permits Division
Lincoln, Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (Department) is issuing notice to provide an opportunity for any interested person to submit written comments, objections, and/or hearing requests concerning the issuance of a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit to the following concentrated animal feeding operation.
The Public Notice period will run from April 12, 2017 through May 15, 2017.

Dale Svehla
Svehla Farms, LLC
1666 Road 7
Clarkson, NE 68629-3953

The Department proposes to issue a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to the operation located in part of the NW 1/4, Section 18, Township 19N, Range 03E, Colfax County, Nebraska to prevent discharges. The permit issuance would be for a period of up to five years, and would restrict pollutant discharges to comply with the requirements of Department regulations. The application includes a detailed nutrient management plan from which permit terms have been identified. (See Fact Sheet).

The draft permit, nutrient management plan, fact sheet 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, 68509-8922; 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 issuance of an individual National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit. 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 may be submitted in writing to: Agriculture Section, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, PO Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.