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Valmont Industries - McCook Division
75 South Highway 83
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July 27, 2018
August 26, 2018


The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) proposes to reissue without change a Nebraska Pretreatment Program (NPP) permit to Valmont Industries, McCook Division, 75 South Highway 83, McCook, NE (NPP# NE0137987; SIC 3523), a manufacturer of center pivot irrigation and linear irrigation systems. Operations include preparing, cutting, bending, grinding, galvanizing, and assembling steel shapes for irrigation systems. A chemical etching process is classified under the metal finishing category CFR 40, Part 433. Outfall 001 discharges process wastewater to the City of McCook publically owned treatment works which discharges to the Republican River, segment RE3-10000 of the Republican River Basin. The permit would be issued for a period of up to five years and would 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 NDEQ’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 Environmental Quality, 1200 N St., Suite 400, the Atrium, PO Box 98922, Lincoln, NE 68509-8922 before the comment period ending date of August 26, 2018. A determination to hold a hearing will be based upon factual environmental or regulatory consideration.