Public Notice Information
Otte Broiler Farm - T & E Ag, LLC
SE 1/4, SW 1/4, Section 23, Township 23N, Range 06E, Cuming County, Nebraska
West Point, Nebraska
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Construction and Operating Permit
May 9, 2018
June 10, 2018


Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Water Permits Division
Lincoln, Nebraska

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 Comment period will be from May 9, 2018, through June 10, 2018. 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).

Tim Otte
Otte Broiler Farm – T & E Ag, LLC
1736 “O” Road
West Point, NE 68788

The proposed operation is located in the SE 1/4, SW 1/4, Section 23, Township 23N, Range 06E, County nameCuming County, Nebraska. The application as submitted is for a proposed large poultry animal feeding operation with four dry-litter barns to house a one-time maximum capacity of 190,000 broiler chickens.

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 facility. Upon completing a review of any written comments received, the Department 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.