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Transfer of Permit
July 26, 2022
August 26, 2022


Prairieland Dairy, LLC Solid Waste Compost Facility
by the
Nebraska Department of Environment & Energy

PUBLIC NOTICE is given in accordance with Title 132 - Integrated Solid Waste Management Regulations, Chapter 2, §011, that the Nebraska Department of Environment & Energy (NDEE) has received a request to transfer Permit #NE0204617 from Prairieland Dairy, LLC to Prairieland Gold Capital, LLC for the Solid Waste Compost Facility. Documentation has been presented to the NDEE which confirms the transfer of the solid waste compost facility to Prairieland Gold Capital, LLC. After review of the request, a preliminary determination has been made to recommend transfer of Permit #NE0204617 to Prairieland Gold Capitol, LLC.

FACILITY DESCRIPTION. The permits allow the operation of an existing solid waste compost facility under Nebraska's solid waste management laws and regulations. Composting shall mean the controlled aerobic, thermophilic, microbial degradation of solid organic material such as raw or treated sewage sludge, animal manure, paunch manure, plant or food residue or their mixtures, to a stabilized humus like material.

FACILITY LOCATION. The property is located 13000 Pella Road, Firth, NE which is approximately 2 ½ miles east of Firth on Firth Road, 1 mile north on 120th Street, ¾ mile east on Pella Road. The legal description of the facility is SE ¼ SE ¼ Section 20 Township 7 North Range 8 East of the 6th Principal Meridian Lancaster County, Nebraska.

OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT AND HEARING. The public may submit written comments and may also request a public hearing on the permitting decision. A request for a hearing must be made in writing and state the issues proposed for discussion and their relation to the proposed permit renewal. Public comments and hearing requests shall be made to: Daniel LeMaistre, Waste Permits Section Supervisor, Nebraska Department of Environment & Energy, P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, NE 68509-8922.

The NDEE will make a final decision to transfer Permit #NE0204617 based on the compliance status of the solid waste compost facility and public comment received. NDEE will notify the applicant and other interested persons.

COMMENT PERIOD. All comments or requests for a hearing must be postmarked by August 26, 2022.

RECORDS AVAILABILITY. Digital records are available online at , select "Public Records Search” at the bottom of the page then “Public Records Search” again. A box will appear that needs the following information “Start Date July 18, 2022; End Date July 26, 2022; DEE Facility Number, enter 73762; DEE Program ID, enter NE0204617; DEE Program, enter IWM. Select “Search” and all of the documents for that facility will appear.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION. Persons with a disability and needing accommodation should notify the Department by calling (402) 471-2186. TDD relay service users should call (800) 833-7352 and ask the relay operator to call the Department at (402) 471-2186.

FURTHER INFORMATION. Interested parties may obtain additional information from Daniel LeMaistre, Waste Permits Section Supervisor (402) 471-2186 or