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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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November 2019

Wednesday, November 20

6:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Public hearing on a permanent rule to revise ch. NR 25, relating to commercial fisheries of lake whitefish in Lake Michigan
Lakeshore Technical College, 1290 North Ave., Room: Lake Michigan Conference Room
Cleveland, Wisconsin 53015 (Manitowoc County)
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Contact: Meredith Penthorn, 608-316-0080
Detailed information: This rule codifies gear requirements for trawls used to harvest lake whitefish commercially. This rule also establishes monitoring and reporting requirements for trawling, including provisions for electronic reporting of whitefish and bycatch harvested by trawling.
Public hearing notice [PDF]
Proposed administrative rules

Published: 10/18/2019 12:26:35 PM


Thursday, November 21

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Public informational hearing on a application for a permit to perform maintenance to a waterway with a non-navigable connection to Lac La Belle
Oconomowoc City Council Chambers, 174 E Wisconsin Avenue
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin 53066 (Waukesha County)
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Contact: Theresa Szabelski, 414-263-8670
Detailed information: The purpose of the informational hearing is to allow the public to learn about the proposed private landscaping pond rehabilitation and to provide an opportunity for the public to make a written or oral statement about the issuance of the proposed permit. This hearing was rescheduled from Nov. 4.
Public hearing notice [PDF].

Published: 10/23/2019 10:39:16 AM


1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Public hearing concerning the proposed State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision for a second 10-year maintenance plan for the Door County, Kewaunee County, Manitowoc County and Milwaukee-Racine 1997 8-hour Maintenance Areas.
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: 613
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Cami Peterson, 608-267-7546
Detailed information: The DNR is submitting this SIP revision to the U.S. EPA as required by the federal Clean Air Act (CAA). This SIP requests EPA to approve a second, 10-year maintenance plan for the Door County, Kewaunee County, Manitowoc County and the Milwaukee-Racine 1997 8-hour ozone maintenance areas. In 2004, EPA designated these areas as nonattainment of the 1997 ozone standard. All nonattainment areas, apart from Sheboygan County, were subsequently redesignated to attainment/maintenance for this standard between 2008 and 2012.
Public Hearing Notice [PDF]
Proposed SIP Revision [PDF]

Published: 10/23/2019 11:02:51 AM


Friday, November 22

10:30 a.m. to end of agenda
Friday, November 22, 2019
Public Notice of an Air Pollution Control Permit Application from Green Bay Packaging, Inc
Brown County Central Library, 515 Pine St.
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54301 (Brown County)
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Contact: Dave Minkey, 920-662-5179
Detailed information: Green Bay Packaging, Inc. - Mill Division, located at 1601 N. Quincy Street, Green Bay, Brown County, (FID 405032100) and Green Bay Packaging, Inc. - Shipping Container Division, located at 831 Radisson St., Green Bay, Brown County, (FID 405034520), submitted to the Department of Natural Resources  a permit application, including plans and specifications for the construction of an emergency fire pump, three emergency generators, a flexographic press and several insignificant emissions units, and the modification of existing construction permit conditions.
Air pollution control construction permit no. 19-DMM-129.
Public Hearing Notice

Published: 11/5/2019 12:21:05 PM


 

December 2019

Wednesday, December 4

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, December 04, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of a Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit for the Village of Cedar Grove Wastewater Treatment Facility. WI-0020711-09-0
DNR Satellite Center, 1115 Pilgrim Road
Plymouth, Wisconsin 53073 (Sheboygan County)
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Contact: Lisa Creegan (414) 263-8701
Detailed information:
The Village of Cedar Grove Wastewater Treatment Facility is located at NWQ SEQ SEC 24 T13N R22E. Discharge is to Barr Creek/Black River Watershed in Sheboygan County. The proposed WPDES permit includes a variance to the water quality standard for chloride.

Published: 10/21/2019 12:17:24 PM


Wednesday, December 11

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of a Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the City of Mellen 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 City of Mellen Wastewater Treatment facility is located at 500 Christ Lutz Drive in Mellen Wisconsin. Discharge is to the Bad River in Ashland County within the Upper Bad River Watershed in the Lake Superior dBrainage Basin. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0020311-10-0 includes a proposed Mercury Variance.
Hearing Notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 10/23/2019 2:08:35 PM


Thursday, December 12

1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Public hearing on an air permit application for Waupaca Foundry Inc - Plants 2/3
Waupaca County Courthouse, 811 Harding St., Room: Room LL43
Waupaca, Wisconsin 54981 (Waupaca County)
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Contact: Ron Binzley, 608-264-9243
Detailed information: Waupaca Foundry Inc. - Plants 2/3, located at 1955 Brunner Drive, Waupaca, Waupaca County, (FID 469033840) submitted to the Department of Natural Resources a permit application, including plans and specifications for revision of 469033840-P22 for operation of a gray iron foundry and construction and operation of a mesh belt machine, a robot arm pick and sort operation, and a sand conveyor cooler and to make other changes identified as part of the Dust Optimization Project.
Air pollution control construction permit no. 19-RAB-059
Air pollution control operation permit no. 469033840-P25
Public Hearing Notice

Published: 11/13/2019 3:44:18 PM


1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Public hearing on a permanent rule, WM-05-19, relating to the 2019 Bureau of Wildlife Management housekeeping rule
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: 613
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Scott Karel, 608-267-2452
Detailed information: These rule changes are proposed to update administrative code language to correct inconsistencies, update outdated language, and provide clarification when appropriate. This rule package will amend regulations for hunting and trapping, found in Ch's. NR 8, 10, 12, 11, 16, 17, 19 and 45 Wis. Admin. Code.
Public hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 11/19/2019 12:49:16 PM


2:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Public hearing on a emergency rule, WM-18-19 (E), to revise ch. NR 10, relating to ruffed grouse management
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: 613
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Mark Witecha, 608-267-7861
Detailed information: This rule shortens the 2019 ruffed grouse season for grouse management zone A so that it will close on January 5, 2020, instead of January 31, 2020 
Public Hearing Notice [PDF]
Proposed emergency administrative rules

Published: 11/12/2019 12:14:42 PM


Wednesday, December 18

11:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Public hearing concerning the proposed State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision for redesignation request for the Wisconsin portion of the Chicago Naperville(IL-IN-WI) 2008 8-hour ozone nonattainment area (the eastern part of Kenosha County).
Kenosha Public Library - Southwest Branch, 7979 38th Ave., Room: Room A/B
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53143 (Kenosha County)
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Contact: Cami Peterson, 608-267-7546
Detailed information: The DNR is submitting a SIP revision to the U.S. EPA as required by the federal Clean Air Act (CAA). This SIP requests EPA to approve Wisconsin's redesignation request and maintenance plan for the Wisconsin potiion of the Chicago Naperville(IL-IN-WI) 2008 8-hour ozone nonattainment area (the eastern part of Kenosha County). Ozone monitoring data for the most recent three years, 2017 through 2019, demonstrate that the air quality meets the 2008 ozone national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) in the Chicago nonattainment area.
Public hearing notice [PDF]
Proposed SIP Revision [PDF]

Published: 11/18/2019 10:27:34 AM


Friday, December 20

11:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Friday, December 20, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the City of Sparta
La Crosse DNR Service Center, 3550 Mormon Coulee Road
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601 (La Crosse County)
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Contact:
Jennifer Jerich, 920-387-7886

Detailed information: Sparta Wastewater Treatment Facility is located at 805 Richgruber Road, Sparta. Discharge is to La Crosse River in the Little La Crosse River Watershed of the Bad Axe- La Crosse River Basin in Monroe County. The proposed WPDES WI-0020737-10-0 includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury.
Hearing Notice
WPDES public notices

Published: 11/8/2019 9:49:08 AM


 

January 2020

Monday, January 6

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, January 06, 2020
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed issuance of a Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the Village of Browntown Waste Water Treatment Facility.
Fitchburg DNR Service Center, 3911 Fish Hatchery Road
Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53711 (Dane County)
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Contact: Jennifer Jerich,  920-387-7886
Detailed information:
The Browntown Wastewater Treatment Facility is located at 319 East Murray Street, Browntown, Wisconsin. Discharge is to Skinner Creek (Jordan and Skinner Creek Watershed) in Green County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0032051-07-0 includes a variance to the water quality standard for Phosphorus.

Published: 11/19/2019 12:49:16 PM


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Last revised: Friday, June 14, 2019