Public Notice Information
T & E Cattle Co.
SE 1/4, NW 1/4, & Pt. S 1/2, Section 09, SE 1/4, Section 10 and E 1/2, NE 1/4, Section 15, Township 11N, Range 10W, Hall County
Grand Island
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renewal of coverage
April 29, 2020
May 29, 2020


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 renewal of coverage under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) Confining Cattle to the following CAFO. The opportunity to comment applies only to the CAFO listed below and not to the General Permit which has already been issued.
The Public Comment Period will run from April 29th, 2020 through May 29th, 2020. Application Number
Name of Applicant
T & E Cattle Co.
Name of Operation
T & E Cattle Co.
Authorized Representative
Tom Baxter
City/State/Zip Code
4444 West 13th Street Grand Island, NE 68803
Legal Description
SE 1/4, NW 1/4, & Pt. S 1/2, Section 09, SE 1/4, Section 10 and E 1/2, NE 1/4, Section 15, Township 11N, Range 10W, Hall County
Animal Capacity and Type
20,000 feeder cattle on 214.0 acres of total drainage
Type of Livestock Waste Control Facility
Existing: Seven (7) Holding Ponds, Five (5) Diversion Ditches, Three (3) Debris Basins, One (1) Truck Wash.
Proposed: Three (3) Debris Basins, One (1) Lift Station. Modification of the following; Two (2) Debris Basins, Three (3) Diversion Ditches and One (1) Holding Pond.
Discharge Limits
The holding ponds must be designed, constructed, operated and maintained to control the manure, litter and process wastewater generated during the storage period plus the runoff produced by a 25-year, 24-hour storm event (4.9 inches).
The storage period capacity for the open lots must be no less than the greater of the expected average runoff from the month of June or the maximum runoff expected between land application or disposal events.
Section(s) Of The NMP
Permit Terms of the Nutrient Management Plan (NMP)
Sections 3 & 5
1. Ensure adequate storage of manure, litter, and process wastewater, including procedures to ensure proper operation and maintenance of the storage facilities.
Section 5
2. Ensure proper management of mortalities.
Sections 3 & 5
3. Ensure clean water is diverted.
Sections 3 & 5
4. Prevent direct contact of animals with waters of the State.
Section 5
5. Ensure chemicals and other contaminants are properly handled onsite.
Sections 3 & 5
6. Site-specific conservation practices are implemented, including as appropriate, buffers or equivalent practices to control runoff of pollutants to waters of the State.
Section 5
7. Site-specific setback maps not included in #6 above.
Section 5
8. Ensure specific records are maintained as required in Part II, Section E, Table A.