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March 2021

Monday, March 22

Public information hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit for the Village of Arlington WWTF
Date: Monday, March 22, 2021
Time: 10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Phillip Spranger, 608-516-3700
Detailed information:

Arlington Wastewater Treatment Facility is located at 490A Curtis Street, Arlington, Wisconsin, with a discharge to a wetland complex north of Goose Lake, located in the Yahara River and Lake Mendota Watershed of the Lower Rock River Basin in Columbia County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0021512-09-0 includes a variance for chloride.

This hearing will be held virtually via Zoom and will be recorded.

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Meeting ID: 869 8339 1832

For questions on how to connect remotely please contact: Stephen Nehring, DNR, 101 PO Box 7921, Madison, WI, 53707-7921, 608-261-6406, Stephen.Nehring@wisconsin.gov.

Public Hearing Notice [PDF]
WPDES Permit on Public Notice

Published: 2/9/2021 12:22:24 PM


Public Hearing On A Proposed Supplemental Attainment Plan for the Partial Oneida County 2010 1-Hour Sulfur Dioxide National Ambient Air Quality Standard Nonattainment Area
Date: Monday, March 22, 2021
Time: 2:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Olivia Salmon, 608-400-2872
Detailed information:

The DNR is proposing to submit this State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision to the U.S. EPA. It has been developed to demonstrate attainment of the 2010 1-hour Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) National Ambient Air Quality Standard for the partial Oneida County nonattainment area. Specifically, the proposed SIP revision contains updated permanent and enforceable emission limitations for the Ahlstrom-Munksjo paper mill located in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, the primary source of SO2 emissions in the nonattainment area.

The hearing will take place virtually via Zoom.
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Meeting ID: 856 0867 8572

Public Hearing Notice [PDF]
Draft SIP [PDF]

Published: 2/19/2021 3:09:19 PM


Monday, March 29

Public hearing on a permanent rule, Board Order FH-10-20, to revise chs. NR 20 and 25 relating to fish harvest in Lake Superior
Date: Monday, March 29, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Meredith Penthorn, 608-316-0080
Detailed information:

This public hearing will take place virtually via Zoom. The public has the opportunity to testify at the hearing. Registration will take place at the hearing by completing a Hearing Appearance form [PDF]. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged if you plan to provide spoken comments during the hearing. To pre-register, please download and complete the fillable Hearing Appearance form [PDF] and send it to Meredith.Penthorn@wisconsin.gov.

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Meeting ID: 838 5662 1970

Public Hearing Notice [PDF]
Proposed Permanent Administrative Rules

Published: 3/1/2021 3:02:08 PM


 

April 2021

Thursday, April 8

Public hearing on a permanent rule to revise chapters NR 404, 407, 408, 428 and 484, relating to incorporation of the 2015 national ambient air quality standards for ozone (Board Order AM-10-19)
Date: Thursday, April 08, 2021
Time: 1:30 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Olivia Salmon, 608-264-9219
Detailed information:

This public hearing will take place virtually via Zoom. The public has the opportunity to testify at the hearing. Registration will take place at the hearing by completing a Hearing Appearance form [PDF]. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged if you plan to provide spoken comments during the hearing. To pre-register, please download and complete the fillable Hearing Appearance form [PDF] and send it to OliviaE.Salmon@wisconsin.gov.

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Meeting ID: 852 0390 1433

Public Hearing Notice [PDF]
Proposed Permanent Administrative Rules

Published: 2/26/2021 7:55:13 PM


Monday, April 12

Public hearing on a permanent rule, Board Order FH-09-20, to revise Ch. NR 20 relating to fishing regulations on inland, outlying and boundary waters (the 2021 Fisheries Management Spring Hearings rule)
Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
Time: 7:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Meredith Penthorn, 608-316-0080
Detailed information:

This public hearing will take place virtually via Zoom. The public has the opportunity to testify at the hearing. Registration will take place at the hearing by completing a Hearing Appearance form [PDF]. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged if you plan to provide spoken comments during the hearing. To pre-register, please download and complete the fillable Hearing Appearance form [PDF] and send it to Meredith.Penthorn@wisconsin.gov.

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Meeting ID: 845 9296 3437

Public Hearing Notice [PDF]
Proposed Permanent Administrative Rules

In addition to this hearing, the online Spring Hearing fillable questionnaire containing all rule proposals and advisory questions will be open for public input from April 12, 2021, at 7 p.m. to April 15, 2021. The questionnaire survey will be available on the Spring Hearing page.

Published: 2/25/2021 3:25:28 PM


Thursday, April 15

Public hearing on a permanent rule, Board Order WT-02-19, to revise ch. NR 350, Wis. Adm. Code, relating to requirements for wetland mitigation
Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021
Time: 3:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Amanda Minks, 608-220-0368
Detailed information:

This public hearing will take place virtually via Zoom. The public has the opportunity to testify at the hearing. Registration will take place at the hearing by completing a Hearing Appearance form [PDF]. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged if you plan to provide spoken comments during the hearing. To pre-register, please download and complete the fillable Hearing Appearance form [PDF] and send it to Amanda.Minks@wisconsin.gov.

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Meeting ID: 834 8677 2301

Public Hearing Notice [PDF]
Proposed Permanent Administrative Rules

Published: 3/2/2021 4:06:04 PM


Tuesday, April 20

Public hearing on a permanent rule, Board Order WT-09-19, to revise NR 216 relating to storm water discharge permits
Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Meeting Type: Online and/or Conference Call (see detailed information)
Contact: Amy Minser, 608-266-4359
Detailed information:

This public hearing will take place virtually via Zoom. The public has the opportunity to testify at the hearing. Registration will take place at the hearing by completing a Hearing Appearance form [PDF]. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged if you plan to provide spoken comments during the hearing. To pre-register, please download and complete the fillable Hearing Appearance form [PDF] and send it to DNRNR216Revisions@wisconsin.gov.

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Meeting ID: 829 8247 3211

Public Hearing Notice [PDF]
Proposed Permanent Administrative Rules

Published: 3/2/2021 4:06:16 PM


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Last revised: Wednesday, December 16, 2020