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May 6, 2020
June 5, 2020


Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy
Air Quality Division

Notice is given to the public, according to Chapter 14 of Nebraska Administrative Code Title 129 - Nebraska Air Quality Regulations, that the Department is proposing to issue a construction permit to Burgess Well Company, (FID 27639) a manufacturer of a filament-wound reinforced plastic pipe (Standard Industrial Classification code 3089) for requesting federally enforceable limits to below Class I and major hazardous air pollutant thresholds for the facility located at 724 East Highway 6, Minden, Kearney County, Nebraska. The anticipated change in emissions of regulated air contaminants in tons per year (tpy) due to the proposed modification and operation at this facility will be: -182.22tpy Volatile Organic Compounds; -29.62tpy of Styrene; -30.39tpy total Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAP).

Kearney County meets the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for those pollutants subject to a NAAQS and is expected to continue in that status. No impact is anticipated on habitat for any rare or threatened species.

The Department proposes to issue a construction permit with specific conditions, based on Title 129, which limits the styrene content of coatings to less than < 60.00%; the coatings specific gravity at < 1.5 and total amount of coatings < 6,000 gallons per twelve months. Monitoring and recordkeeping of the styrene, specific gravity and the gallons used are required.

The proposed permit and supporting materials are available Wednesday, May 6, 2020 through Friday, June 5, 2020 at the NDEE, Suite 400, 1200 "N" Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, and electronically at Comments received by the Department during this period will be considered prior to the final decision. During this period the applicant, or any interested person or group of persons, may request or petition the Director for a public hearing. The request must be in writing and state the nature of the issues to be raised and all arguments and factual grounds supporting their position. If a public hearing is granted by the Director, the hearing will be advertised by public notice at least 30 days prior to the hearing.

Inquiries may be made at (402) 471-2186 or . Individuals requiring special accommodations or alternate formats of materials should notify the NDEE by calling (402) 471-2186. TDD users should call (800) 833-7352 and ask the relay operator to call the NDEE at (402) 471-2186. For further information, to submit comments, or request a hearing you may contact the NDEE by email “” or by mail submitted to the attention of Sarah Starostka, Air Quality Division, P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.