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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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May 2019

Thursday, May 23

4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Notice of Public Informational Hearing for Proposed Water Levels and Flows for Lake Koshkonong
Edgerton High School Performing Arts Center, 200 Elm High Dr.
Edgerton, Wisconsin 53534 (Rock County)
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Contact: Rob Davis, 608-225-2720
Detailed information: On March 8, 2019 the Rock Koshkonong Lake District filed a petition with the DNR to amend the effective water level order for Lake Koshkonong, which is held by the Indianford Dam.The department has preliminarily determined a later winter drawdown and the completion of DNR review of the impacts of the first increase prior to the authorization for the second increase will comply with the standards in s. 31.02(1), Wis. Stats.
Public Informational Hearing Notice [PDF]

Published: 5/14/2019 1:53:22 PM


Wednesday, May 29

4:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed issuance of a Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to Goodrich Farm LLP
Emerald Town Hall, 2432 County Road G
Emerald, Wisconsin 54013 (St. Croix County)
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Contact: Jeffrey Jackson, 715-210-1415
Detailed information: Goodrich Farms LLP is located at 2196 Hwy 64, New Richmond. Goodrich Farms LLP is a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) owned and operated by David Goodrich, and currently has 1305 animal units. There is no expansion planned over the proposed WPDES WI-0066478-01 permit term. Discharge is to surface water and groundwater within the Willow River and Lower St. Croix River Watersheds in St. Croix County.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 4/26/2019 12:39:22 PM


Thursday, May 30

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to Yorkville Sewer Utility District No.1
Sturtevant DNR Satellite Center, 9531 Rayne Road, Room: Conference Room
Sturtevant, Wisconsin 53177 (Racine County)
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Contact: Lisa Creegan, 414-263-8701
Detailed information: The Yorkville Sewer Utility District No. 1 wastewater treatment facility is located at 14100 Washington Avenue, Sturtevant. Discharge is to Ives Grove Ditch (Hood Creek Watershed, Root River Basin) in Racine County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0029831-9 includes a variance to the water quality standard for chloride.
Hearing notice
WPDES public notices

Published: 4/16/2019 2:21:36 PM


 

June 2019

Friday, June 7

10:30 a.m. to end of agenda
Friday, June 07, 2019
Public hearing concerning the proposed State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision for the redesignation request and maintenance plan for the inland Sheboygan County 1997 and 2008 8-hour ozone nonattainment area
Plymouth Public Library, 130 Division St., Room: Public Meeting Room
Plymouth, Wisconsin 53073 (Sheboygan County)
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Contact: Cami Peterson, 608-267-7576
Detailed information: The DNR is submitting this SIP revision to the U.S. EPA as required by the federal Clean Air Act. This submittal requests that EPA approve Wisconsin's redesignation request and maintenance plan for the inland portion of Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, 1997 and 2008 8-hour ozone nonattainment area.
Public hearing notice [PDF]
Proposed SIP revision [PDF]
Air quality

Published: 5/6/2019 9:29:11 AM


Monday, June 10

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, June 10, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for Roxbury Sanitary District No.1
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 Roxbury Sanitary District No.1 wastewater treatment facility is located at 7318 Inama Road, Roxbury. Discharge is to Roxbury Creek, Lower Wisconsin River Basin, in Dane County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0028975-9 includes a variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 4/23/2019 4:52:48 PM


11:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, June 10, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the City of Fennimore
Dodgeville DNR Satellite Center, 1500 N. Johns St.
Dodgeville, Wisconsin 53533 (Iowa County)
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Contact: Sean Spencer, 608-275-7775
Detailed information: The Fennimore Wastewater Treatment Facility is located at US Hwy 61 South and McGhan Road. Discharge is to Gregory Branch, west of Hwy 61, across from the treatment plant, in Grant County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0023981-08 includes a variance to the water quality standard for Chloride.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 4/26/2019 12:39:22 PM


Thursday, June 20

10:30 a.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Prehearing conference in the matter of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit No. WI-0064815-01-1 issued to Richfield Dairy, LLC
Division of Hearings and Appeals, 4822 Madison Yards Way, Room: S148
Madison, Wisconsin 53705 (Dane County)
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Contact: Division of Hearings and Appeals, 608-266-3865
Detailed information: On Oct. 27, 2015, the DNR issued a modified WPDES permit to Richfield Dairy, LLC to discharge from a livestock facility located in the town of Richfield, Adams County in the Little Roche Cri Creek Watershed of the Central Wisconsin River Basin to Fordham Creek, Little Roche Cri Creek, and the groundwaters of the State of Wisconsin. On Dec. 22, 2015, a verified petition for contested case hearing was submitted to the DNR, pursuant to Wis. Stat. ss 227.42 and 283.63. Pre-hearing conferences were held in 2016, 2017, and 2018. Furthermore, an amended scheduling order was issued in October 18, 2018.
Prehearing conference notice [PDF]

Published: 6/23/2017 12:03:29 PM


2:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Public informational hearing in the matter of modifying the updated monitoring plan of Flambeau Mining Company for the reclaimed Flambeau mining site, Rusk County, Wisconsin
Ladysmith DNR Satellite Center, N4103 Highway 27
Ladysmith, Wisconsin 54848 (Rusk County)
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Contact: Zoe McManama, 715-490-1176
Detailed information: Pursuant to s. NR 132.11(4), Wis. Admin. Code, Flambeau Mining Company  has requested modification to the approved 1991 Updated Monitoring Plan  for the Reclaimed Flambeau Mine, located near Ladysmith, Wisconsin. Pursuant to Wis. Stat. 293.43, copies of the Request to Modify the Updated Monitoring Plan will be available for review at the Rusk County Community Library, 418 Corbett Ave W, Ladysmith. Any interested person may submit written comments to the Department regarding the proposed modification to the Monitoring Plan. Comments should be sent to Zoe McManama, 518 W. Somo Ave., Tomahawk, WI 54487-1118. All comments received by members of the public no later than Monday July 8, 2019 will be used, along with other information on file and testimony presented at the hearing, in making a final determination.
Informational hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 5/20/2019 4:02:06 PM


Tuesday, June 25

9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for Georgia-Pacific Consumer Operations LLC, Day Street
Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Room: Lake Michigan Room
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313 (Brown County)
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Contact: Nate Willis, 608-266-3221
Detailed information: Georgia-Pacific Consumer Operations LLC, located at 500 Day Street in Green Bay, produces tissue paper. Discharge is to the Fox River (East River Watershed, Lower Fox River Basin) in Brown County. The proposed WPDES permit (WI-0001261-09) includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury.
Hearing notice
WPDES public notices

Published: 5/14/2019 1:53:22 PM


 

July 2019

Monday, July 15

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, July 15, 2019
Class 1 Contested Case Hearing in the matter of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit No. WI-0064815-01-1 issued to Richfield Dairy, LLC
Friendship Village Hall, 507 West Lake St.
Friendship, Wisconsin 53934 (Adams County)
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Contact: Adam Lindsey, 608-261-0767
Detailed information: On Oct. 27, 2015, the DNR issued a modified WPDES permit to Richfield Dairy, LLC to discharge from a livestock facility located in the town of Richfield, Adams County in the Little Roche Cri Creek Watershed of the Central Wisconsin River Basin to Fordham Creek, Little Roche Cri Creek, and the groundwaters of the State of Wisconsin. On Dec. 22, 2015, a verified petition for contested case hearing was submitted to the DNR, pursuant to Wis. Stat. ss 227.42 and 283.63. Pre-hearing conferences were held in 2016, 2017, and 2018. Furthermore, an amended scheduling order was issued in October 18, 2018. On July 15, 2019, the proceedings are expected to begin at 10 a.m. and close at 5:30 p.m. On July 16-19, 2019, the proceedings are expected to begin at 9 a.m. and will close at 5:30 p.m.
Prehearing conference notice [PDF]

Published: 3/8/2019 11:26:03 AM


Tuesday, July 23

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the Village of Dallas
Spooner DNR Service Center, 810 W. Maple St.
Spooner, Wisconsin 54801 (Washburn County)
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Contact: Michelle Balk, 715-635-4054
Detailed information: The Village of Dallas wastewater treatment facility is located on Third Avenue South. Discharge is to Upper Pine Creek in the Pine Creek and Red Cedar River Watershed within the Lower Chippewa River Basin, Barron County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0023698-09 includes a variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 5/16/2019 3:18:27 PM


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Last revised: Friday, February 22, 2019