The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) proposes to modify the Nebraska Pretreatment Program (NPP) permit for Intervet d/b/a Merck Animal Health, 21401 West Center Rd., Elkhorn, NE 68022 (NPP# NE0114928; SIC 2836, 4953). This facility is a manufacturer of veterinary vaccines. Process and nonprocess wastewater discharge through Outfall 001 to the Missouri River, Segment MT1-10000 of the Missouri Tributaries River Basin via the City of Omaha Papillion Creek WWRF. Modifications include updates to general conditions and electronic reporting, and Outfall 001 limits are revised. The permit modification will not change the expiration date of the permit and will continue to restrict pollutant discharges to comply with the requirements of Department regulations. The draft permit, fact sheet and other public information are available for review at NDEE’s Lincoln Office (address below) between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays. To request copies of the draft permit and other information, call 402-471-3557. 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. Written comments, objection and/or hearing requests concerning permit issuance may be submitted to Kim Bubb, NPDES/NPP Permits Unit, Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy, 1200 N St., Suite 400, The Atrium, PO Box 98922, Lincoln, NE 68509-8922 before the comment period ending date of March 13, 2020. A determination to hold a hearing will be based upon factual environmental or regulatory consideration.
NOTICE OF PERMIT ISSUANCE