Pursuant to the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System General Permit and Remand Rule and 40 CFR Part 124.10, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) proposes to publicly notice the notice of intent (NOI) and storm water management plan (SWMP) for the Cities of Gering and Terrytown, 1025 P Street, Gering, NE 69341 (NPDES# NER310013). The Cities of Gering and Terrytown’s small municipal separate storm sewer system (sMS4) discharges storm water to waterbodies in the North Platte River Basin. The SWMP would be authorized for a period of up to five years and would restrict pollutant discharges to comply with the requirements of Department regulations. The NOI, SWMP, and other public information are available for review online or at NDEQ’s Lincoln Office (address below) between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays. SWMP information or maps may be available on the permittee’s stormwater website. 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 Environmental Quality, 1200 N St., Suite 400, the Atrium, PO Box 98922, Lincoln, NE 68509-8922 before the comment period ending date of June 16, 2018. A determination to hold a hearing will be based upon factual environmental or regulatory consideration.
SMALL MS4 NOTICE OF INTENT