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November 7, 2019
December 7, 2019


The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) proposes to reissue with change the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit for the City of Oakland Potable Water Treatment Plant, 200 S. Oakland Ave., Oakland, NE (NPDES# NE0111520, SIC 4941). The potable water treatment plant (PWTP) supplies drinking water to the City of Oakland. Filter backwash water and detention tank drainage are discharged through Outfall 001 and Outfall 001A, respectively, to an undesignated tributary of Logan Creek, Segment EL2-10000 in the Elkhorn 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 NDEE’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 Environment and Energy, 1200 N St., Suite 400, the Atrium, PO Box 98922, Lincoln, NE 68509-8922, before the comment period ending date of December 7, 2019. A determination to hold a hearing will be based upon factual environmental or regulatory consideration.