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Hilltop Farms, Inc.
E 1/2, NE 1/4, Section 01, Township 02, Range 12E, Pawnee County
Humboldt, NE
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Substantial Change(s) to Nutrient Management Plan
September 11, 2019
September 27, 2019


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

The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (Department) is issuing notice to provide an opportunity for any interested person to submit written comments, objections and/or hearing requests concerning the change(s) to the terms of the nutrient management plan of the following animal feeding operation (AFO). The opportunity to comment applies only to the AFO and changes listed below and not to the unchanged terms of the AFO’s permit already issued.
The Public Comment Period will run from September 11, 2019 through September 27, 2019.
Name of Applicant
Hilltop Farms, Inc.
Name of Operation
Hilltop Farms, Inc.
Authorized Representative
Quentin Bowen
City/State/Zip Code
71294 630 Boulevard
Humboldt, NE 68376-7026
Legal Description
E 1/2, NE 1/4, Section 01, Township 02, Range 12E, Pawnee County
Animal Type and Capacity
480 head of Swine < 55 lbs., 1,580 head of Swine ≥ 55 lbs. and 200 head of exempt Swine ≥ 55 lbs. all in confinement.
Change(s) to the Terms of the Nutrient Management Plan
Updated Nutrient Management Plan
End of Public Comment Period
September 27, 2019

The nutrient management plan, change(s), and other public information are available for review and copying between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (CT), weekdays, excluding holidays at the Department's Office, Suite 400, The Atrium, 1200 N Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68508-8922; Telephone (402) 471-2186; FAX: (402) 471-2909; or E-Mail: 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 received during the public comment period will be considered in the final decision on the change(s) to the terms of the nutrient management plan. A request for a public hearing must be submitted in writing, and must state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised at a hearing. A determination to hold a hearing will be based on factual environmental or regulatory considerations. All public comments and requests for hearings must be submitted in writing to: Agriculture Section, Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy, PO Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.