Public Notice Information
GOP Incinerator

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October 21, 2017
November 21, 2017


Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Air Quality Division

Notice is given to the public, according to Chapter 14 of Nebraska Administrative Code Title 129 - Nebraska Air Quality Regulations, that the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) is proposing to issue a Class II General Incinerator Operating Permit. Coverage under this permit will be available to those sources who meet the requirements for obtaining a General Incinerator Operating Permit. Incinerators covered under this permit are not subject to any New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) or National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP). The term of the proposed permit is five (5) years.

All Counties in Nebraska meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for those pollutants subject to a NAAQS and is expected to continue in that status. There are no Counties classified as being in non-attainment with the state Total Reduced Sulfur (TRS) standards and TRS emissions are not expected from this project. No impact is anticipated on habitat for any rare or threatened species.

The NDEQ proposes to issue this permit with conditions, based on Title 129, which include, among other requirements, compliance with existing construction permit requirements, restrictions on fuel to be combusted, proper operation and maintenance of process and control equipment, and compliance with applicable limitations of Title 129, Chapters 20, 22, and 24.

The proposed permit and supporting materials are available for inspection by the public Saturday, October 21, 2017 through Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the office of the NDEQ, Suite 400, 1200 "N" Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, and electronically at For inquiries contact the NDEQ at (402) 471-2186 or . Individuals requiring special accommodations or alternate formats of materials should notify the NDEQ by calling (402) 471-2186. TDD users should call (800) 833-7352 and ask the relay operator to call the NDEQ at (402) 471-2186.

Persons may submit written comments relative to the issuance of the proposed permit and comments received during the comment period identified above will be considered prior to the final decision. During the comment period the applicant, or any interested person or group of persons, may also request or petition the Director for a public hearing, the request must state the nature of the issues to be raised and all arguments and factual grounds supporting such position. If a public hearing is granted by the Director, the hearing will be advertised by public notice at least 30 days prior to the hearing.

For further information, to submit comments, or request a hearing you may contact the NDEQ by email “” or by mail submitted to the attention of David Christensen, Air Quality Division, P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.