NOTICE OF INTENT TO RENEW PERMIT #NE0203351
for OSCEOLA SOLID WASTE TRANSFER STATION
under consideration by the
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
PUBLIC NOTICE is given in accordance with Title 132 - Integrated Solid Waste Management Regulations, Chapter 2, §011, that the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) has received an application to renew the permit of the Osceola Solid Waste Transfer Station, P.O. Box 701, Osceola, NE. After review of the permit application, a preliminary determination has been made to recommend renewal of the permit. The term of the permit shall be April 16, 2018 through April 15, 2028.
FACILITY DESCRIPTION. The permit allows the operation of an existing solid waste transfer station under Nebraska's solid waste management laws and regulations. The transfer station permit allows for the movement of solid wastes that are generated off of the premises of the facility to another solid waste management facility.
FACILITY LOCATION. The property is located approximately ¼ mile east of Osceola on Central Street. The legal description of Osceola Solid Waste Transfer Station is the SW ¼ Section 15 Township 14 N Range 2 W of the 6th Principal Meridian Polk 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: David Haldeman, Land Management Division Administrator, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, 1200 'N' Street, Suite 400, The Atrium, P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, NE 68509-8922.
The NDEQ will make a final decision to renew or deny the permit based on the permit application, the compliance status of Osceola Solid Waste Transfer Station, and public comment received. NDEQ will publish notice of the final decision and notify the applicant and other interested persons.
COMMENT PERIOD. All comments or requests for a hearing must be postmarked by October 28, 2017.
RECORDS AVAILABILITY. Copies of the draft permit, legal notice and administrative record are available at the Osceola Public Library, 131 N Main Street, Osceola, NE and at the Lincoln headquarters of the NDEQ, 1200 N Street, Suite 400, The Atrium, Lincoln, NE between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. Materials may be viewed online at http://deq.ne.gov/ Select "Public Notices" and then "Waste Management".
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 William Gidley, Waste Management Section Supervisor (402) 471-4210.