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September 2020

Wednesday, September 30

65 days old
Contested case hearing in the matter of WPDES Permit No. WI-0061794-04-0 issued to B&D Dairy Farm, LLC
Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Division of Hearings and Appeals, 608-266-3865
Detailed information:

On July 1, 2019, the DNR issued a Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) Permit, No. WI-0061794-04-0, to B&D Dairy Farm, LLC. The permit was issued to regulate the discharge from a livestock operation located at (Main Farm) W7251 E. 6th Rd., Pound, Wisconsin, (Heifer Facility) W7276 E. 6th Rd., Pound, Wisconsin, (Little River Satellite WSF) 7651 Hillcrest Rd., Oconto, Wisconsin, which would discharge into Little Peshtigo River, Lower Peshtigo River, Little River, Middle Peshtigo River and Thunder River Watersheds, Lake Michigan Basin in accordance with the effluent limitations, monitoring requirements and other conditions on the management and utilization of manure and process wastewater specified in the permit.

On July 26, 2019, the B&D Dairy Farm, LLC, filed a Petition for a Contested Case Hearing with the DNR to review the decision to reissue the WPDES permit to B&D Dairy Farm, LLC, pursuant to s. 283.63, Wis. Stats.

The State of Wisconsin Division of Hearings and Appeals will hold a public hearing on the above matter via BlueJeans videoconferencing software September 28 through September 30, 2020, commencing at 9 a.m. and concluding no later than 4:30 p.m. each day.

Members of the public desiring to participate in this hearing will be allowed the opportunity to do so at the end of the presentation of evidence. Such interested persons should enter an appearance either prior to or at the commencement of the contested case hearing. Information about connecting to the BlueJeans hearing can be requested from Susan Burns at 608-266-7667.

Public hearing notice [PDF]

The Department of Natural Resources respectfully requests the use of BlueJeans be reserved for the Administrative Law Judge, Counsel of Record and whomever is called to give testimony. Witnesses not on the stand to testify and members of the public should use the link provided below to observe this hearing. Please note separate links are provided for the morning session and afternoon session.

September 30, a.m.:  https://dnrmedia.wi.gov/main/Play/32c57b4c1f1f4d889843557835c59ffd1d

September 30, p.m.:  https://dnrmedia.wi.gov/main/Play/778cf3b23a6240df9781ef25d9e09e321d

Published: 8/24/2020 2:18:32 PM


Note: Actual hearing end times may be earlier or later than scheduled. Hearing dates and times are subject to change. Please verify meeting dates and times prior to attendance.

Last revised: Sunday, August 09, 2020