NOTICE OF INTENT TO RENEW PERMIT NE0204285
for NPPD Sheldon Station Cell Fossil Fuel Combustion Ash Landfill Cell #4
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 NPPD Sheldon Station Fossil Fuel Combustion Ash Landfill Cell #4, 4500 W Pella Road, Hallam, 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 September 16, 2017 through September 15, 2022.
FACILITY DESCRIPTION. The permit allows the operation of an existing fossil fuel combustion ash disposal area under Nebraska's solid waste management laws and regulations. The fossil fuel combustion ash disposal area shall dispose of fossil fuel combustion ash which by definition shall mean flyash, bottom ash, slag, and flue gas emission control ash generated from utility plants or other facilities in which coal is the primary fuel source.
FACILITY LOCATION. The property is located at 4500 West Pella Road, Hallam, NE. The legal description of NPPD Sheldon Station Fossil Fuel Combustion Ash Landfill Cell #4 is SW ¼ Section 19 Township 7 North Range 6 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: 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 NPPD Sheldon Station Fossil Fuel Combustion Ash Landfill Cell #4, 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 June 25, 2017.
RECORDS AVAILABILITY. Copies of the draft permit, legal notice and administrative record are available at the Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S 14th Street, Lincoln, 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.