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City of Lincoln Theresa Street WWTF
2400 Theresa St.
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August 21, 2017
September 20, 2017


The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) proposes to modify the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit for the City of Lincoln Theresa Street WWTF, 2400 Theresa St., Lincoln, NE (NPDES# NE0036820; SIC 4952). The publicly owned treatment works which receives and treats domestic and industrial wastewater which discharges from three treatment trains with influent screening, headworks pumping, grit removal, primary clarification, activated sludge/nitrification, anaerobic sludge digestion, and UV disinfection. The discharge is through Outfall 001 to Salt Creek, segment LPS-20000 in the Lower Platte River Basin. The permit modification is a 15 month extension to the compliance schedule date of October 1, 2017, to set final ammonia limits. The permit modification will not change the expiration date of the permit and will continue to 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 Lisa Giesbrecht, NPDES/NPP Permits Unit, 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 20, 2017. A determination to hold a hearing will be based upon factual environmental or regulatory consideration.