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Public hearings calendar

Public hearings are meetings in which the public is invited to speak on the record about an issue. If you are unable to attend a hearing in person, you can also submit written comments on most public hearing issues.

Note: Beginning Sept. 1, 2016 comments on proposed administrative rules will be accepted through the Wisconsin Legislature’s website at docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code. All submitted comments will be sent to the appropriate agency rules coordinators. It is necessary to include contact information in your submitted comments if you wish to receive a response. The previous administrative rules website "health.wisconsin.gov/admrules/public/Home" was decommissioned on Sept. 1.

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February 2017

Tuesday, February 28

CONNECTCONNECT
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit WI-0054852-7 to F and A Dairy Products Inc., located at 212 Hwy 35 South, Dresser, Wisconsin.
Dresser Community Hall, 115 W. Main St.
Dresser, Wisconsin 54009 (Polk County)
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Contact: Sheri Snowbank, 715-635-4131
Detailed information:

F and A Dairy operates a wastewater treatment plant treating wastes generated from their cheesemaking process. Discharge is to the groundwater of the St. Croix River drainage basin in Polk County via spray irrigation and sludge landspreading systems. Comments on the proposed permit requirements will be accepted at the hearing. Specifically, comments are welcomed on: parameter sampling and limitations; and, schedules of compliance. A question and answer period with department staff is scheduled prior to the hearing from 3-5 pm.

Hearing notice

WPDES public notices

Published: 1/11/2017 5:02:04 PM


 

March 2017

Thursday, March 2

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit WI-0062863-03 to S & S Ag Enterprises LLC, located at 7900 Old Elm Road, Town of Forestville
Forestville Town Hall, 7705 County Road H
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235 (Door County)
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Contact: Brad Holtz, 920-662-5407
Detailed information: S & S Ag Enterprises is an existing dairy farm owned and operated by Randy and Dena Schmidt. The permit reissuance was originally public noticed Oct. 15, 2016. A public informational hearing is scheduled regarding the proposed reissuance, the terms of the nutrient management plan, and the application for this operation. Discharge is to surface and groundwater within the Ahnapee River Watersheds.

Hearing notice

WPDES public notices

Published: 2/10/2017 11:55:55 AM


Monday, March 13

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, March 13, 2017
Prehearing telephone conference for contested case for the City of Elroy WPDES permit
Phone in (see detailed information), (Conference Call County)
Contact: Division of Hearings and Appeals, 608-266-7709
Detailed information: The City of Elroy has filed a verified petition for a contested case hearing of the DNR notice of final determination to reissue the city a Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit.
Prehearing conference notice [PDF]

Published: 2/1/2017 3:06:51 PM


Tuesday, March 14

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Hearing for motion of summary judgment in the matter of Wisconsin Pollution Discharge Elimination System permit modification 0064815-01-1 issued to Richfield Dairy LLC
Division of Hearings and Appeals, 5005 University Ave., Room: Suite 201
Madison, Wisconsin 53705 (Dane County)
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Contact: Division of Hearings and Appeals, 414-227-4781
Detailed information: At a prehearing conference the parties involved expressed interest in litigating a motion for summary judgment in the matter of Wisconsin Pollution Discharge Elimination System permit modification 0064815-01-1 issued to Richfield Dairy LLC, to be located in the Town of Richfield, Adams County.
Prehearing conference report and Scheduling Order [PDF]

Published: 10/14/2016 11:14:06 AM


Wednesday, March 15

CONNECTCONNECT
10:30 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Public hearing for the Draft Attainment Plan for the Wisconsin portion (Kenosha County - partial) of the Chicago-Naperville (IL-IN-WI) 2008 8-Hour Ozone Nonattainment Area
Kenosha Public Library - Southwest Branch, 7979 38th Ave., Room: Room A
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53142 (Kenosha County)
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Contact: Angie Dickens, 608-264-8861
Detailed information:

The DNR is holding a public hearing on its draft attainment plan for the Wisconsin portion (eastern Kenosha County) of the Chicago-Naperville (IL-IN-WI) nonattainment area for the 2008 ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS). Once finalized, this request will be submitted to EPA approval.

Comments on this draft plan should be received on or before March 16, 2017.

Appendices are available on the Air regulations and policies public notices page.

Published: 2/13/2017 11:48:10 AM


CONNECTCONNECT
11:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Public hearing to receive public comments on the air pollution control permit application for the construction of the proposed facility modifications submitted by Calumet Superior, LLC, 2407 Stinson Avenue, Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin, FID 816009590
Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave.
Superior, Wisconsin 54880 (Douglas County)
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Contact: Ronald Binzley, 608-264-9243

Detailed information: Calumet Superior, LLC, located at 2407 Stinson Avenue, Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin, FID 816009590, submitted to the DNR a permit application, including plans and specifications for the proposed construction of new piping and piping components for the conveyance of naphtha and the modification of an existing unloading station for the importation of naphtha by truck or rail.
Air pollution control construction permit no. 16-RAB-183.
Publish hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 2/20/2017 2:14:08 PM


CONNECTCONNECT
2:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit WI-0064629-02 to NEW Organic Digestion LLC, located at 6601 County Road R, Denmark
Denmark Village Hall, 118 Main St.
Denmark, Wisconsin 54208 (Brown County)
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Contact: Nan Jameson, 920-662-5174
Detailed information: NEW Organic Digestion LLC operates an anaerobic digester which receives industrial wastes. Loading to the digester has increased about 45 percent since the permit was first issued. NEW Organic Digestion LLC has received plan approval to upgrade the digester.

Discharge is to groundwater of the State via land application on approved sites.

Hearing notice

WPDES public notices

Published: 2/10/2017 11:55:55 AM


Monday, March 20

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, March 20, 2017
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit WI-0020702-8 to the Village of Clyman Wastewater Treatment Facility
Fitchburg DNR Service Center, 3911 Fish Hatchery Road
Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53711 (Dane County)
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Contact: Phillip Spranger, 608-273-5969
Detailed information:

The proposed permit includes a variance to the water quality standard for chloride. Discharge is to a tributary to Dead Creek (Sinissippi Lake Watershed, UR08 - Upper Rock River Basin) in Dodge County.

Hearing notice

WPDES public notices

Published: 2/2/2017 3:46:33 PM


Wednesday, March 29

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit WI-0022861-09 to the Oconto Utility Commission Wastewater Treatment Facility, located at 1616 Main Street, Oconto
Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Room: Lake Michigan Room
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313 (Brown County)
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Contact: Richard Sachs, 920-662-5176
Detailed information: The proposed permit includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury. Discharge is to the Oconto River.

Hearing notice

WPDES public notices

Published: 2/10/2017 11:55:55 AM


CONNECTCONNECT
12:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit WI-0020745-09 to the City of Algoma Wastewater Treatment Facility, located at 179 N Sixth Street (Hwy 54), Algoma
Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Room: Lake Michigan Room
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313 (Brown County)
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Contact: Richard Sachs, 920-662-5176
Detailed information: The proposed permit includes a variance to the water quality standard for chloride. Discharge is to the Ahnapee River in Kewaunee County.

Hearing notice

WPDES public notices

Published: 2/10/2017 11:55:55 AM


CONNECTCONNECT
12:30 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit WI-0035963-07 to the Village of Mount Calvary Wastewater Treatment Facility, located at Basswood Road, Mount Calvary
Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Room: Lake Michigan Room
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313 (Brown County)
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Contact: Richard Sachs, 920-662-5176
Detailed information: The proposed permit includes a variance to the water quality standard for chloride. Discharge is to the Sheboygan River tributary (SH03), Sheboygan River Drainage Basin.

Hearing notice

WPDES public notices

Published: 2/10/2017 11:55:55 AM


CONNECTCONNECT
1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit WI-0030716-08 to the Village of Eden Wastewater Treatment Facility, located at 112 Grahl Avenue, Eden
Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Room: Lake Michigan Room
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313 (Brown County)
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Contact: Richard Sachs, 920-662-5176
Detailed information: The proposed permit includes a variance to the water quality standard for chloride. Discharge is to a tributary to DeNeveu Creek, Lake Winnebago/East Watershed.

Hearing notice

WPDES public notices

Published: 2/10/2017 11:55:55 AM


 

April 2017

Monday, April 3

CONNECTCONNECT
1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Monday, April 03, 2017
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit WI-0062260-02 to Mayfair Mall, located at 2500 N Mayfair Rd., Wauwatosa
Milwaukee DNR Service Center, 2300 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212 (Milwaukee County)
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Contact: Laura Dietrich, 414-263-8651
Detailed information: The proposed permit includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury. Discharge is to Underwood Creek (Menomonee River Watershed, Milwaukee River Basin) in Milwaukee County.

Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 2/17/2017 11:40:29 AM


Wednesday, April 5

CONNECTCONNECT
1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit WI-0021440-08 to the Village of Fairwater Wastewater Treatment Facility, located at Highway 44 South, Fairwater
Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Room: Lake Michigan Room
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313 (Brown County)
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Contact: Richard Sachs, 920-662-5176
Detailed information: The proposed permit includes a variance to the water quality standard for chloride.  Discharge is to a tributary to the Grand River, Upper Grand River Watershed (UF 12) in the Upper Fox River Basin.

Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 2/17/2017 11:42:25 AM


 

June 2017

Thursday, June 8

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Class 1 contested case public hearing in the matter of the application from Pinecliff LLC to remove materials from the bed of Lake Michigan, Town of Bailey's Harbor, Door County
Door County Justice Center, 1205 S. Duluth Ave., Room: Jury Assembly Room
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235 (Door County)
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Contact: Division of Hearings and Appeals, 608-266-7709
Detailed information: Rodney Lockwood on behalf of Pinecliff LLC applied for a permit to remove material from the bed of Lake Michigan in order to extend an existing dredge are in order to extend a pier. The department denied the permit and granted a contested case hearing.
Hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 2/15/2017 2:56:57 PM


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Last revised: Friday, September 23, 2016