NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE A
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATING PERMIT
Department of Environmental Quality
Water Permit Division
Pursuant to the Neb. Rev. Stat. 54-2425 (4) as amended, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (Department) is issuing notice to provide an opportunity for any interested person to submit written comments on the proposed decision for the following animal feeding operation.
This Public Notice period will be from March 29, 2017 through May 1, 2017. Comments made should pertain to issues for which the Department has authority under the Livestock Waste Management Act (Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 54-2416 through 54-2438).
Bruce D. Livingston
LEI Country View, LLC
500 4th Street
Fairbury, NE 68352
The proposed livestock waste control facility (LWCF) is located in the SW Qtr, SW Qtr, Section 36, Township 04 N, Range 01 E, Jefferson County, Nebraska. The application as submitted is for a proposed maximum of 1,080 head of swine under 55lbs. and 10,444 head of swine over 55 lbs.
The LWCF proposes to construct three buildings with underfloor deep pit and three buildings with underfloor shallow pit with pull plugs.
The Department has reviewed the application to ensure compliance with the Livestock Waste Management Act and Title 130–Livestock Waste Control Regulations. Currently, the Department intends to issue a Construction and Operating Permit for the proposed LWCF. Upon completing a review of any written comments received, NDEQ will make a final decision on the permit application and respond to any comments.
The application and other public information is available for review and copying between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (CT), weekdays at the Department's Office, Suite 400, The Atrium, 1200 N Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, telephone (402) 471-2186. 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. Please include the above name and legal description of the animal feeding operation.
All comments should be sent to: Agriculture Section, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.