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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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July 2018

Monday, July 30

CONNECTCONNECT
6:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Monday, July 30, 2018
Public hearing to receive public comments on the air pollution control permit application for the proposed project submitted by Piranha Proppant LLC, located at US Highway 53 and County Highway SS, Dovre Township, Barron County, Wisconsin, FID 603107010.
Chetek City Hall, 220 Stout St.
Chetek, Wisconsin 54728 (Barron County)
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Contact: Paul Yeung, 608-266-0672
Detailed information:

Piranha Proppant LLC, located at US Highway 53 and County Highway SS, Dovre Township, Barron County, Wisconsin, FID 603107010, submitted to the DNR a permit application, including plans and specifications for the construction of a sand dryer and a rail loadout and the operation of a dry sand processing plant.

Air pollution control construction permit no. 18-POY-007
Air pollution control operation permit no. 603107010-F01

Public Hearing Notice

Published: 7/10/2018 11:10:44 AM


Tuesday, July 31

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for Matsche Farm Inc.
Birnamwood Town Hall, N9291 Riverview Road
Birnamwood, Wisconsin 54414 (Shawano County)
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Contact: Ben Uvaas, 920-303-5433
Detailed information: Matsche Farm Inc. is an existing Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) located at N9035 River Road, Town of Almon, Shawano County. It currently has 9,216 animal units and is proposing to expand to 10,226 animal units under the proposed reissuance of WPDES permit WI-0059544-04. Discharge is to the North Branch Embarrass River within the North Branch Embarrass River Watershed, and groundwaters of the state.
Hearing notice [PDR]
WPDES public notices

Published: 6/28/2018 11:39:34 AM


CONNECTCONNECT
1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit to LignoTech USA, Inc.
Wausau DNR Service Center, 5301 Rib Mountain Dr.
Wausau, Wisconsin 54401 (Marathon County)
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Contact: Nate Willis, 608-266-3221
Detailed information: The proposed permit (WI-0003450-08) for LignoTech USA, Inc. includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury. Discharge from the facility located at 100 Grand Avenue in Rothschild is to the Wisconsin River (Bull Junior Creek Watershed, Upper Wisconsin River Basin) in Marathon County.

Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 6/13/2018 9:41:17 AM


 

August 2018

Wednesday, August 1

CONNECTCONNECT
1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Public hearing on an application from Great Lakes Gas Transmission-Comp for operation of a natural gas pipeline compressor station facility and for the installation and operation of a replacement gas generator for a stationary natural gas-fired turbine unit.
Ashland County Courthouse, 201 Main Street West, Room: County Board Room (2nd floor)
Ashland, Wisconsin 54806 (Ashland County)
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Contact: Ron Binzley, 608-264-9243
Detailed information: Great Lakes Gas Transmission-Comp Station #6, located at 69720 State Forest Road 241, Iron River, Bayfield County, FID 804041810, submitted to the Department of Natural Resources a permit application, including plans and specifications for the revision of 804041810-P30 for operation of a natural gas pipeline compressor station facility and for the installation and operation of a replacement gas generator for a stationary natural gas-fired turbine unit.
Air pollution control construction permit no. 18-RAB-092
Air pollution control operation permit no. 804041810-P31
Public Hearing Notice [PDF].

Published: 7/20/2018 11:13:37 AM


Monday, August 20

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, August 20, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to the Village of Cassville Wastewater Treatment Facility
Dodgeville DNR Satellite Center, 1500 N. Johns St.
Dodgeville, Wisconsin 53533 (Iowa County)
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Contact: Jennifer Jerich, 920-387-7886
Detailed information: The Cassville WWTF is located at 1022 Jack Oak Road, Cassville. Discharge is to the Jack Oak Slough on the Mississippi River (Mississippi River Watershed, GP07 - Grant-Platte River Basin) in Grant County. Proposed WPDES permit WI-0021423-09 includes a variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 6/28/2018 11:39:34 AM


Wednesday, August 22

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to the Village of Clayton Wastewater Treatment Facility
Spooner DNR Service Center, 810 W. Maple St.
Spooner, Wisconsin 54801 (Washburn County)
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Contact: Sheri Snowbank, 715-635-4131
Detailed information: The proposed permit WI-0036706-10 includes a variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus. The Clayton WWTF is located at North Prentice Street.  Discharge is to the Clayton Branch within the Beaver Brook Watershed in the St. Croix River drainage basin in Polk County.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 7/5/2018 12:13:48 PM


Friday, August 24

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Friday, August 24, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to the Village of Arpin Wastewater Treatment Facility
Wisconsin Rapids DNR Satellite Center, 473 Griffith Ave., Room: Conference Rooms Hovde A & B
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494 (Wood County)
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Contact: Jennifer Jerich, 920-387-7886
Detailed information: The proposed WPDES permit WI-0031267-07 includes a variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus. The Arpin WWTF, located at 6190 Main Street, discharges to the West Branch of Hemlock Creek (Arpin Branch) in Wood County.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 7/5/2018 12:13:48 PM


Monday, August 27

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, August 27, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to the City of Augusta
Eau Claire DNR Service Center, 1300 W. Clairemont Ave.,
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701 (Eau Claire County)
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Contact: Angela Parkhurst, 715-839-3836
Detailed information: The Augusta Wastewater Treatment Facility is located at 800 STH 27 N Side Bridge Creek, Augusta. Discharge is to Bridge Creek, in the Lower Eau Claire Watershed of the Lower Chippewa River Basin, Eau Claire County. The proposed WPDES permit includes a variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 7/12/2018 11:06:00 AM


CONNECTCONNECT
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Monday, August 27, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to the City of Wausau
Portage County Public Library, 1001 Main St.
Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481 (Portage County)
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Contact: Phillip Spranger, 608-273-5969
Detailed information: The Wausau Water Works Wastewater Treatment Facility is located at 435 Adrian Street, Wausau. Discharge is to the Wisconsin River located in the Lower Eau Claire River Watershed of the Central Wisconsin River Basin (NW , NW , Section 1, T28N, R7E, City of Wausau, Marathon County. The proposed WPDES permit includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 7/12/2018 11:06:00 AM


CONNECTCONNECT
1:30 p.m. to end of agenda
Monday, August 27, 2018
Prehearing conference WPDES Permit No. WI-0059536-04-0, reissued to Kinnard Farms Inc.
Division of Hearings and Appeals, 819 N. 6th St., Room: Hearing Room 85, Suite 92
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203 (Milwaukee County)
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Contact: Division of Hearings and Appeals, 608-266-3865
Detailed information: On January 28, 2018, the Department of Natural Resources issued a Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) Permit, No. WI-0059536-04-0, to Kinnard Farms, Inc. The permit was reissued to regulate the discharge from two facilities located at E2675 County Road S, Casco, Wisconsin, and E2669 County Road S, Casco, which would both discharge into unnamed tributaries to Casco Creek within the Kewaunee River Watershed, and the groundwaters of the state. On March 30, 2018, Laura Hammer, Jodi Parins, Erik Sundqvist, Suzie Vania, and Sandra Winnemueller filed a Petition for a Contested Case Hearing with the DNR to review the decision. DNR granted the request for contested case hearing on June 1, 2018.
Notice of Prehearing Conference and Order for Publication [PDF]

Published: 7/6/2018 11:16:41 AM


Wednesday, August 29

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to the City of Brookfield
Waukesha DNR Service Center, Lee Sherman Dreyfus State Office Building, Room: Room 163 (West building), 141 NW Barstow St.
Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188 (Waukesha County)
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Contact: Laura Dietrich, 262-574-2159
Detailed information: The Fox River Water Pollution Control Commission operates a wastewater treatment facility located at 21225 Enterprise Avenue, Brookfield. Discharge is to the Fox (IL) River (Upper Fox (IL) River Watershed, Upper Fox (IL) River Basin) in Waukesha County. The proposed WPDES permit includes a variance to the water quality standard for chloride.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 7/12/2018 11:06:00 AM


 

September 2018

Monday, September 10

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, September 10, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to the Village of Montfort
Fitchburg DNR Service Center, 3911 Fish Hatchery Road, Room: Gathering Waters Conference Room
Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53711 (Dane County)
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Contact: Jennifer Jerich, 920-387-7886
Detailed information: The Montfort Wastewater Treatment Facility, located at 360 Route 66, discharges to the Blue River (Blue River Watershed, LW09 - Lower Wisconsin River Basin) in Grant County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0024821-08 includes a variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 7/20/2018 11:13:37 AM


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Last revised: Friday, September 23, 2016