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Lincoln County Feedyard, LLC
N 1/2, Section 11 and Pt. SE 1/4 & SW 1/4, NE 1/4, Section 12, Township 16N, Range 29W, Lincoln County
Stapleton, NE
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Modified NPDES Individual Permit for CAFOs
January 4, 2018
February 5, 2018


Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Water Permits Division
Lincoln, Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (Department) is issuing notice to provide an opportunity for any interested person to submit written comments, objections, and/or hearing requests concerning the modification of a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit for the following concentrated animal feeding operation.
The Public Notice period will run from January 4, 2018 through February 5, 2018.

Steve Scholz
Lincoln County Feedyard, LLC
26829 North Cattle Growers Road
Stapleton, NE 69163

The Department proposes to modify an NPDES Permit for the operation located in the N 1/2, Section 11 and Pt. SE 1/4 & SW 1/4, NE 1/4, Section 12, Township 16N, Range 29W, Lincoln County, Nebraska to prevent discharges. The modified permit would be for a period of up to five (5) years and would restrict pollutant discharges to comply with the requirements of Department regulations. The application modification includes a detailed nutrient management plan from which permit terms have been identified. (See Fact Sheet).

The draft permit, nutrient management plan, fact sheet and other public information are available for review and copying between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (CT), weekdays, excluding holidays at the Department's Office, Suite 400, The Atrium, 1200 N Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68508-8922; Telephone (402) 471-2186; FAX: (402) 471-2909; or E-Mail: 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. Please include the above name and legal description of the concentrated animal feeding operation.

All comments received during the public comment period will be considered in the final decision for modification of the NPDES Individual Permit. A request for a public hearing must be submitted in writing, and must state the nature of the issues proposed to be raised at a hearing. A determination to hold a hearing will be based on factual environmental or regulatory considerations. All public comments and requests for hearings may be submitted in writing to: Agriculture Section, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, PO Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.