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OPPD Cass County Station Units 1 & 2
3520 Mill Road
Plattsmouth
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NPDES
August 16, 2018
September 15, 2018

NOTICE OF PERMIT ISSUANCE

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) proposes to reissue with change the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit (NPDES) to the Omaha Public Power District (OPPD), 444 S. 16th Street Mall, Omaha, NE d/b/a OPPD Cass County Station Units 1 & 2, 3520 Mill Rd., Plattsmouth, NE. (NPDES# NE0133205; SIC 4911). The Cass County Station consist of two natural gas-fired cycle turbines that provide energy for OPPD during intermittent peak electrical power demand. Noncontact cooling water and other non-process wastewater is discharged through Outfall 001 to Fourmile Creek, segment LP1-10300 in the Lower Platte 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 Permits and Compliance Section, 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 September 15, 2018. A determination to hold a hearing will be based upon factual environmental or regulatory consideration.