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Peterson Farms
SE 1/4, NW 1/4 and NE 1/4, SW 1/4, Section 07, Township 31N, Range 15W, Holt County
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NPDES General Permit
July 9, 2020
August 11, 2020



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 animal feeding operation.

This public comment period will be from July 9, 2020 through August 11, 2020. 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).

Kirk Peterson
Peterson Farms
88648 469th Ave
Stuart, NE 68780

The operation’s proposed livestock waste control facility (LWCF) will be located in the SE 1/4, NW 1/4 and NE 1/4, SW 1/4, Section 07, Township 31N, Range 15W, Holt County, Nebraska. The application proposes the construction of one barn with seven underfloor deep pits.

The application indicates an existing maximum of 999 head of feeder cattle previously exempted from inspection and permitting requirements and proposes a permitted one-time maximum capacity of 999 head of feeder cattle.

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.