Public Notice Information
Cat Creek, LLC
NW 1/4, NW 1/4, Section 08, Township 13N, Range 18W, Custer County, Nebraska
Mason City, Nebraska
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Construction and Operating Permit
March 29, 2018
April 30, 2018



Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Water Permits Division
Lincoln, Nebraska

Pursuant to the Neb. Rev. Stat. 54-2425 (4) as amended, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (Department) is issuing notice to provide an opportunity for any interested person to submit written comments on the proposed decision for the following concentrated animal feeding operation.

This public comment period will be from March 29, 2018 through April 30, 2018. Comments made should pertain to issues for which the Department has authority under the Livestock Waste Management Act (Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 54-2416 through 54-2438).

Troy Johnson
Cat Creek, LLC
77896 Road 451
Mason City, NE 68855

The proposed livestock waste control facilities (LWCF) are located in the NW 1/4, NW 1/4, Section 08, Township 13N, Range 18W, Custer County, Nebraska. The application as submitted is for a proposed maximum of 18,000 head of swine less than 55 lbs. or 6,250 head of swine greater than or equal to 55 lbs.

The application proposes to construct one synthetic lined lagoon and one building with underfloor shallow pits with pull plugs.

The Department has reviewed the application to ensure compliance with the Livestock Waste Management Act and Title 130–Livestock Waste Control Regulations. Currently, the Department intends to issue a Construction and Operating Permit for the proposed LWCF. Upon completing a review of any written comments received, NDEQ will make a final decision on the permit application and respond to any comments.

The application and other public information is available for review and copying between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (CT), weekdays at the Department's Office, Suite 400, The Atrium, 1200 N Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, telephone (402) 471-2186. 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 animal feeding operation.

All comments should be sent to: Agriculture Section, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, PO Box 98922, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-8922.