NOTICE OF INTENT TO RENEW PERMIT #NE0203211
for City of Grand Island Solid Waste Transfer Station
under consideration by the
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
PUBLIC NOTICE is given in accordance with Title 132 - Integrated Solid Waste Management Regulations, Chapter 2, §011, that the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) has received an application to renew the permit of the City of Grand Island Solid Waste Transfer Station, P.O. Box 1968, Grand Island, NE. After review of the permit application, a preliminary determination has been made to recommend renewal of the permit. The term of the permit shall be August 16, 2017 through August 15, 2027.
FACILITY DESCRIPTION. The permit allows the operation of an existing solid waste transfer station under Nebraska's solid waste management laws and regulations. The transfer station permit allows for the movement of solid wastes that are generated off of the premises of the facility to another solid waste management facility.
FACILITY LOCATION. The property is located at 5050 W Old Potash Highway in Grand Island. The legal description of City of Grand Island Solid Waste Transfer Station is SE ¼ SE ¼ SE ¼ Section 16 Township 11 North Range 10 West of the 6th Principal Meridian Hall County, Nebraska.
OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT AND HEARING. The public may submit written comments and may also request a public hearing on the permitting decision. A request for a hearing must be made in writing and state the issues proposed for discussion and their relation to the proposed permit renewal. Public comments and hearing requests shall be made to: David Haldeman, Land Management Division Administrator, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, 1200 'N' Street, Suite 400, The Atrium, P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, NE 68509-8922.
The NDEQ will make a final decision to renew or deny the permit based on the permit application, the compliance status of City of Grand Island Solid Waste Transfer Station, and public comment received. NDEQ will publish notice of the final decision and notify the applicant and other interested persons.
COMMENT PERIOD. All comments or requests for a hearing must be postmarked by May 6, 2017.
RECORDS AVAILABILITY. Copies of the draft permit, legal notice and administrative record are available at the Grand Island Public Library, 211 N Washington, Grand Island, NE; at the NDEQ Grand Island Field Office, 215 Kaufman Ave, Grand Island, NE; and at the Lincoln headquarters of the NDEQ, 1200 N Street, Suite 400, The Atrium, Lincoln, NE between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. Materials may be viewed online at http://deq.ne.gov/ Select "Public Notices" and then "Waste Management".
SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION. Persons with a disability and needing accommodation should notify the Department by calling (402) 471-2186. TDD relay service users should call (800) 833-7352 and ask the relay operator to call the Department at (402) 471-2186.
FURTHER INFORMATION. Interested parties may obtain additional information from William Gidley, Waste Management Section Supervisor (402) 471-4210.