NOTICE OF INTENT TO RENEW PERMIT #NE0204404
for City of Benkelman Construction & Demolition Waste Disposal Area
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 Benkelman Construction & Demolition Waste Disposal Area, 126 7th Avenue East, Benkelman, 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 September 18, 2017 through September 17, 2022.
FACILITY DESCRIPTION. The permit allows the operation of an existing construction and demolition waste disposal area under Nebraska's solid waste management laws and regulations. The construction and demolition waste disposal area shall accept waste which results from land clearing, the demolition of buildings, roads, or other structures, including, but not limited to, fill materials, wood, land clearing debris other than yard waste, wall covering, drywall, plaster, non-asbestos insulation, roofing shingles and other roof coverings, plumbing fixtures, glass, plastic, carpeting, electrical wiring, pipe, and metals.
FACILITY LOCATION. The property is located 3 ½ miles west of Benkelman on Doane Road and approximately ¼ mile north on Dump Road. The legal description of the City of Benkelman Construction & Demolition Waste Disposal Area is the NW ¼ SW ¼ Section 22 Township 1 North Range 38 West of the 6th Principal Meridian Dundy 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 the City of Benkelman Construction & Demolition Waste Disposal Area, 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 July 14, 2017.
RECORDS AVAILABILITY. Copies of the draft permit, legal notice and administrative record are available at the Dundy County Public Library, 126 7th Avenue East, Benkelman, NE; at the NDEQ North Platte Office, 200 S Silber, North Platte, 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.