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58027
GI Platte Generating Station
1035 Wildwood Dr., Grand Island, NE
Grand Island
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renew and modify the permit
April 29, 2020
May 30, 2020






NOTICE OF INTENT TO RENEW AND MODIFY PERMIT NE0203831
for Grand Island Platte Generating Station Fossil Fuel Combustion Ash Landfill
under consideration 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 an application to renew and modify the permit of Grand Island Platte Generating Station Fossil Fuel Combustion Ash Landfill, P.O. Box 1968, Grand Island, NE. After review of the permit application, a preliminary determination has been made to recommend renewal and modification of the permit. The term of the permit shall be August 16, 2020 through August 15, 2025.

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 1035 Wildwood Dr., Grand Island, NE which is approximately 2 miles south of South Locust Street & Highway 34, on South Locust and ½ mile west on Wildwood Drive. The legal description of Grand Island Platte Generating Station Fossil Fuel Combustion Ash Landfill is NW ¼ Section 9 Township 10N Range 9W of the 6th Principal Meridian Hall County, Nebraska.

DESCRIPTION OF MODIFICATION. The major modification(s) for this facility are incorporated into the permit application to meet the Federal Coal Combustion Residuals Rule (CCR) under 40 CFR 257 of Subtitle D. The plans include: Fugitive Dust Control Plan, Run On-Run Off Control System, Groundwater Sampling and Analysis Plan, Closure and, Post-Closure Plans, and changes in operations.

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 Environment & Energy, P.O. Box 98922, Lincoln, NE 68509-8922.

The NDEE will make a final decision to renew or deny the permit action based on the permit application, the compliance status of Grand Island Platte Generating Station Fossil Fuel Combustion Ash Landfill, and public comment received. NDEE 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 May 31, 2020.
RECORDS AVAILABILITY. Digital copies of the draft permit, legal notice and the administrative record are available online at http://deq.ne.gov/ , 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, enter 09-04-19, End Date, enter 04-21-20, DEQ Facility Number, enter 58027, DEQ Program ID, enter NE0203831. Select “Search” and all of the documents for that facility will appear. Use the “Index of Correspondence” to select the documents related to this public notice.

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 David Haldeman, Land Management Division Administrator (402) 471-4210.