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Borchers Farms, LLC
NW 1/4, NE 1/4, Section 34, Township 11N, Range 01E, Seward County, Nebraska
Utica, Nebraska
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Construction and Operating Permit
October 16, 2019
November 18, 2019



Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy
Water Permits Division
Lincoln, Nebraska

Pursuant to the Neb. Rev. Stat. 54-2425 (4) as amended, the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (Department) is issuing notice to provide an opportunity for any interested person to submit written comments on the proposed decision for the following concentrated animal feeding operation.

This public comment period will be from October 16, 2019 through November 18, 2019. 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 54-2435).

Bryce Borchers
Borchers Farms, LLC
4263 Alvo Rd
Utica, NE 68456

The proposed operation will be located in the NW 1/4, NE 1/4, Section 34, Township 11N, Range 01E, Seward County, Nebraska. The application proposes the construction of a large poultry feeding operation consisting of eight (8) dry-litter barns that will confine a maximum of 380,000 broilers, two clean water diversions, and one clean water pond.

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 approve the application for a Construction and Operating Permit. Upon completion of 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 Environment and Energy, PO Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.