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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.

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September 2019

Tuesday, September 17

6:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Public hearing on a permanent rule to revise ch. NR 10, relating to the eliminating night hunting restrictions for raccoons
Hayward Public Library, 10788 State Hwy 27
Hayward , Wisconsin 54843 (Sawyer County)
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Contact: Shawn Rossler, 608-267-9428
Detailed information: This rule removes the restrictions for night hunting of raccoons, coyotes and fox during the nine-day deer gun season in the forest and central farmland deer management zones. An additional hearing will be held Oct. 16 in Rhinelander.
Public hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 9/13/2019 9:44:07 AM


Wednesday, September 18

5:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Brown County

Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Room: Lake Michigan Room
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313

Dane County

State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703

Eau Claire County

Eau Claire DNR Service Center, 1300 W. Clairemont Ave., Room: Room 158
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701

Milwaukee County

Milwaukee DNR Service Center, 2300 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Room: Room 140
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212

Oneida County

Rhinelander DNR Service Center, 107 Sutliff Ave.
Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501

Public hearing on a permanent rule to revise chs. NR 45 and NR 65 relating to the off-highway motorcycle program
Contact: Brigit Brown, 608-266-2183
Detailed information: This rule package establishes standards for the implementation of an off-highway motorcycle (OHM) program, including safety, enforcement, and trail grant programs. This rule defines OHM terms not included in s. 23.335 (1), Stats., creates a purpose section, clarifies registration and trail pass procedures, and contains other administrative procedures needed for implementation. This hearing will be simultaneous telecast in five locations. The hearing will go not longer than 7 p.m.
Hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 7/26/2019 11:39:15 AM


 

October 2019

Tuesday, October 1

10:30 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit for the Village of South Wayne.
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 South Wayne Wastewater Treatment Facility is located STH 11, South Wayne, Wisconsin. Discharge occurs Pecatonica River (Lower Pecatonica River Watershed, SP07 - Sugar-Pecatonica River Basin) in Lafayette County West bank of Pecatonica River approx. 2.5 miles downstream of Hwy 176 bridge. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0022292-09-0 includes a variance to the water quality standards for phosphorus.
Hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 8/15/2019 12:56:25 PM


Wednesday, October 2

6:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of a Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit for Birds Eye Foods Inc. - Darien.
Darien Village Hall, 24 N. Wisconsin St., Room: Board Room
Darien, Wisconsin 53114 (Walworth County)
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Contact: Ian Hansen, 608-266-9239
Detailed information: Birds Eye Foods Inc. Darien is located at W8880 County Highway X, Darien, Wisconsin. Issues to be considered at the hearing include wastewater odors and WPDES permitting authority.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 9/6/2019 11:42:34 AM


Friday, October 4

2:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Friday, October 04, 2019
Public informational hearing and intent to reissue a Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) Permit for Mule-Hide Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Eau Claire DNR Service Center, 1300 W. Clairemont Ave.,
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701 (Eau Claire County)
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Contact: Emma Lorenzen, 608-267-7643
Detailed information: Mule Hide Manufacturing Company is located at 50 Bridge St., Cornell, WI, 54732. Discharge is to the Chippewa River in the McCann Creek and Fisher River Watershed of the Lower Chippewa River Basin in Chippewa County. The permit reissuance No.WI-0003034-09-0 includes a proposed mercury variance.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 8/15/2019 12:58:56 PM


Tuesday, October 8

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the intent to reissue the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) for the Village of Argyle
Fitchburg DNR Service Center, 3911 Fish Hatchery Road
Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53711 (Dane County)
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Contact: Sean Spencer, 608-275-7775
Detailed information:

The Argyle Wastewater Treatment Facility is located at 101 Mill Street, Argyle, Wisconsin. Discharge is to the East Branch of Pecatonica River, West bank of Pecatonica River, approx. mile from bridge in the Village. The proposed changes include an additional fecal coliform limit, changes to the interim phosphorus limit and new timeframe for monitoring for chloride.

Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 8/22/2019 2:56:27 PM


Monday, October 14

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Monday, October 14, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed issuance of a Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the Village of Readstown.
Courthouse Annex Building, 400 Courthouse Square, Room: Vernon County Board Room, 3rd Floor
Viroqua, Wisconsin 54665 (Vernon County)
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Contact: Phillip Spranger, 608-273-5969
Detailed information:
Readstown Wastewater Treatment Facility is located at 623 West South Street, Readstown, WI. Discharge is to theKickapoo River in the Reads and Tainter Creek Watershed of the Lower Wisconsin River Basin in Vernon County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0021661-10-0 includes a variance to the water quality standards for phosphorus.

Published: 9/5/2019 11:06:44 AM


Wednesday, October 16

6:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Public hearing on a permanent rule to revise ch. NR 10, relating to the eliminating night hunting restrictions for raccoons
Rhinelander DNR Service Center, 107 Sutliff Ave.
Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501 (Oneida County)
View map of location
Contact: Shawn Rossler, 608-267-9428
Detailed information: This rule removes the restrictions for night hunting of raccoons, coyotes and fox during the nine-day deer gun season in the forest and central farmland deer management zones. An additional hearing will be held Oct. 17 in Hayward.
Public hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 9/13/2019 9:44:07 AM


Thursday, October 17

3:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the City of Waukesha.
Waukesha DNR Service Center, 141 NW Barstow, Room: Room 151
Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188 (Waukesha County)
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Contact: Laura Dietrich, 262-574-2159
Detailed information: City of Waukesha Clean Water Plant is located at 600 Sentry Drive. Discharge is to Fox (IL) River in Waukesha County and Root River in Milwaukee County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0029971-09-0 includes a variance to the water quality standard for chloride.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notice

Published: 8/29/2019 11:36:31 AM


 

November 2019

Tuesday, November 5

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of a Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the village of Sussex.
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: Lisa Creegan, 414-263-8701
Detailed information: The Village of Sussex operates a 5.1 MGD wastewater treatment plant with a design capacity of 6,790 lbs/day BOD. The plant serves approximately 15,900 people and 2 significant industries including the Village of Sussex; the Village of Lannon; a portion of the Village of Menomonee Falls; and the Lisbon Sanitary District. Discharge is to Spring (Sussex) Creek (Upper Fox (IL) Watershed, Fox (IL) River Basin) in Waukesha County. Changes to the current permit include a proposed Chloride Variance.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 9/12/2019 9:41:21 AM


Tuesday, November 19

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of a Wisconsin Pollutant Elimination System (WPDES) permit for the Village of Poplar.
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 Village of Poplar wastewater treatment facility serves a population of approximately 350 with no significant industrial contributors. Discharge to an unnamed tributary to Bardon Creek within the Amnicon and Middle Rivers Watershed in the Lake Superior Drainage Basin in Douglas County. Changes from the previous permit include a proposed Phosphorus Variance.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 9/12/2019 9:39:19 AM


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Last revised: Friday, June 14, 2019