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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 2018

Thursday, May 24

CONNECTCONNECT
1:30 p.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed issuance by the Department of Natural Resources of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System for storm water discharges to waters of the state from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation separate storm sewer system (TS4)
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: G09
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Suzan Limberg, 608-266-9278
Detailed information: Pursuant to s. 283.33(4m), Wis. Stats., the Department of Natural Resources proposes to issue WPDES General Permit No. WI-S066800-1 to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to authorize storm water discharge from the TS4 to waters of the state. The proposed TS4 general permit contains the requirements set forth under ch. NR 216, Wis. Adm. Code, Storm Water Discharge Permits. Chapter NR 216 regulates how storm water associated with the TS4 can be discharged so that waters of the state will be protected.
Public hearing notice [PDF]
Wastewater Permits on public notice

Published: 5/4/2018 4:46:24 PM


Tuesday, May 29

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit WI-0021024-08 to the City of Marshfield Wastewater Treatment Facility, located at 2601 East 34th Street, Marshfield
Wisconsin Rapids DNR Satellite Center, 473 Griffith Ave., Room: Conference Rooms Hovde A & B
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494 (Wood County)
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Contact: Phillip Spranger, 608-273-5969
Detailed information: The proposed permit includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury. Discharge is to the Mill Creek watershed of the Upper Wisconsin River Central Sub-basin in Wood County.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 4/11/2018 4:54:20 PM


Thursday, May 31

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit WI-0063932-02 to Tag Lane Dairy Farm, located at W801 Gopher Hill Road, Town of Ixonia, Jefferson County
Oconomowoc City Council Chambers, 174 E Wisconsin Avenue
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin 53066 (Waukesha County)
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Contact: Mike Carlson, 608-635-8111
Detailed information: Tag Lane Dairy LLC is an existing Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) with 2,228 animal units. An expansion to 3,578 animal units is proposed. Discharge is to surface water and groundwater within the Sinissippi Lake and Ashippun River-Rock River watersheds, Upper Rock River drainage basin watersheds.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 4/11/2018 4:54:20 PM


 

June 2018

Monday, June 4

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, June 04, 2018
Contested case hearing in the matter of Wetland Individual Permit IP-SE-2017-60-00631 and Water Quality Certification for 3.69 acres of wetland fill or disturbance in the Town of Wilson, Sheboygan County
Mead Public Library, 710 N. 8th St., Room: Loft Conference Room
Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081 (Sheboygan County)
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Contact: Division of Hearings and Appeals, 608-66-3865
Detailed information: Pursuant to Wis. Stat. s. 281.36, the Department of Natural Resources granted The Kohler Company's permit application for 3.69 acres of wetland fill or disturbance for the purposes of constructing a golf course. The wetlands are located between the Black River and Lake Michigan, in the Town of Wilson, County of Sheboygan. Friends of the Black River Forest and Claudia Bricks submitted a petition for a Contested Case Hearing. The hearing will run from Monday, June 4 through Friday, June 8 with proceedings beginning at 10 a.m. on June 4 and at 9 a.m. on subsequent days.
Hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 4/27/2018 11:35:24 AM


Tuesday, June 5

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Contested case hearing in the matter of Wetland Individual Permit IP-SE-2017-60-00631 and Water Quality Certification for 3.69 acres of wetland fill or disturbance in the Town of Wilson, Sheboygan County
Mead Public Library, 710 N. 8th St., Room: Loft Conference Room
Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081 (Sheboygan County)
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Contact: Division of Hearings and Appeals, 608-66-3865
Detailed information: Pursuant to Wis. Stat. s. 281.36, the Department of Natural Resources granted The Kohler Company's permit application for 3.69 acres of wetland fill or disturbance for the purposes of constructing a golf course. The wetlands are located between the Black River and Lake Michigan, in the Town of Wilson, County of Sheboygan. Friends of the Black River Forest and Claudia Bricks submitted a petition for a Contested Case Hearing. The hearing will run from Monday, June 4 through Friday, June 8 with proceedings beginning at 10 a.m. on June 4 and at 9 a.m. on subsequent days.
Hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 4/27/2018 11:35:24 AM


Wednesday, June 6

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Contested case hearing in the matter of Wetland Individual Permit IP-SE-2017-60-00631 and Water Quality Certification for 3.69 acres of wetland fill or disturbance in the Town of Wilson, Sheboygan County
Mead Public Library, 710 N. 8th St., Room: Loft Conference Room
Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081 (Sheboygan County)
View map of location
Contact: Division of Hearings and Appeals, 608-66-3865
Detailed information: Pursuant to Wis. Stat. s. 281.36, the Department of Natural Resources granted The Kohler Company's permit application for 3.69 acres of wetland fill or disturbance for the purposes of constructing a golf course. The wetlands are located between the Black River and Lake Michigan, in the Town of Wilson, County of Sheboygan. Friends of the Black River Forest and Claudia Bricks submitted a petition for a Contested Case Hearing. The hearing will run from Monday, June 4 through Friday, June 8 with proceedings beginning at 10 a.m. on June 4 and at 9 a.m. on subsequent days.
Hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 4/27/2018 11:35:24 AM


CONNECTCONNECT
1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to New Chester Dairy Grand Marsh 
Adams County Community Center, 569 N. Cedar St.
Adams, Wisconsin 53910 (Adams County)
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Contact: Michelle Scarpace, 608-275-3281
Detailed information: New Chester Dairy LLC is an existing Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) with 13,080 animal units (WPDES permit WI-0064696-02), located at 2563 5th Ave., Grand Marsh in Adams County. There are no planned expansions in the next permit term. Discharge is to surface and groundwater within the Duck and Plainville Creek Watersheds.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 5/2/2018 3:48:09 PM


Thursday, June 7

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Contested case hearing in the matter of Wetland Individual Permit IP-SE-2017-60-00631 and Water Quality Certification for 3.69 acres of wetland fill or disturbance in the Town of Wilson, Sheboygan County
Mead Public Library, 710 N. 8th St., Room: Loft Conference Room
Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081 (Sheboygan County)
View map of location
Contact: Division of Hearings and Appeals, 608-66-3865
Detailed information: Pursuant to Wis. Stat. s. 281.36, the Department of Natural Resources granted The Kohler Company's permit application for 3.69 acres of wetland fill or disturbance for the purposes of constructing a golf course. The wetlands are located between the Black River and Lake Michigan, in the Town of Wilson, County of Sheboygan. Friends of the Black River Forest and Claudia Bricks submitted a petition for a Contested Case Hearing. The hearing will run from Monday, June 4 through Friday, June 8 with proceedings beginning at 10 a.m. on June 4 and at 9 a.m. on subsequent days.
Hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 4/27/2018 11:35:24 AM


Friday, June 8

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Friday, June 08, 2018
Contested case hearing in the matter of Wetland Individual Permit IP-SE-2017-60-00631 and Water Quality Certification for 3.69 acres of wetland fill or disturbance in the Town of Wilson, Sheboygan County
Mead Public Library, 710 N. 8th St., Room: Loft Conference Room
Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081 (Sheboygan County)
View map of location
Contact: Division of Hearings and Appeals, 608-66-3865
Detailed information: Pursuant to Wis. Stat. s. 281.36, the Department of Natural Resources granted The Kohler Company's permit application for 3.69 acres of wetland fill or disturbance for the purposes of constructing a golf course. The wetlands are located between the Black River and Lake Michigan, in the Town of Wilson, County of Sheboygan. Friends of the Black River Forest and Claudia Bricks submitted a petition for a Contested Case Hearing. The hearing will run from Monday, June 4 through Friday, June 8 with proceedings beginning at 10 a.m. on June 4 and at 9 a.m. on subsequent days.
Hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 4/27/2018 11:35:24 AM


Tuesday, June 12

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System to Twin Lakes Wastewater Treatment Facility
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: Bryan Hartsook, 414-263-8512.
Detailed information: The proposed WPDES permit WI-0021695-10 to Twin Lakes Wastewater Treatment Facility, located at 901 Gatewood Drive, Twin lakes includes a variance to the water quality standard for chloride. Discharge is to an unnamed tributary to Bassett Creek (Lower Fox (IL) River Wastershed, Lower Fox (IL) River Basin) in Kenosha County.

Published: 3/30/2018 11:57:34 AM


Tuesday, June 19

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System to Gordondale Farms Inc.
Portage County Annex, 1462 Strongs Ave.
Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481 (Portage County)
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Contact: Adam Scheunemann, 715-214-8576
Detailed information: Gordandale Farms Inc, located at 9845 Highway 161 in the Town of Amherst in Portage County, is an existing Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) with 2160 animal units. WPDES permit WI-0062359-3. Discharge is to surface and groundwater within the Waupaca River Watershed.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 5/9/2018 12:07:37 PM


Monday, June 25

CONNECTCONNECT
2:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Monday, June 25, 2018
Public hearing concerning the proposed revision of Wisconsin's State Implementation Plan (SIP) for the 1997 and 2008 ozone nonattainment areas
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: 713
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Cami Peterson, 608-267-7546
Detailed information:

This SIP requests EPA to approve a document defining and listing Wisconsin's 1997 and 2008 ozone nonattainment areas, which includes the applicability of Nonattainment New Source Review (NNSR) permitting requirements in those areas. Comments on this proposed SIP submittal should be received on or before June 26, 2018.

Public hearing notice [PDF]

Wisconsin Nonattainment Areas for the 1997 and 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards [PDF]

NNSR SIP/Regulatory Elements Checklist for Ozone [PDF]

Air regulations and policies public notices

Published: 5/18/2018 9:47:33 AM


 

July 2018

Tuesday, July 3

CONNECTCONNECT
10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to Domtar A. W., LLC in Nekoosa
Wisconsin Rapids DNR Satellite Center, 473 Griffith Ave., Room: Conference Rooms Hovde A & B
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494 (Wood County)
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Contact: Trevor Moen, 608-266-3906
Detailed information: The proposed permit (WPDES WI-0003620-08) for Domtar A. W., LLC includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury. The Nekoosa Mill is located at 301 Point Basse Avenue and the Wastewater Reclamation Center is located at 405 Church Avenue. Discharge is to the Wisconsin River, groundwater in Wood County and land application sites in Adams, Juneau, Portage, Waushara, and Wood counties.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 5/16/2018 3:24:00 PM


Monday, July 9

CONNECTCONNECT
9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, July 09, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to Hartford Water Pollution Control Facility
Waukesha DNR Service Center, 141 NW Barstow Street, Room: Room 180
Waukesha, Wisconsin 53212 (Waukesha County)
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Contact: Laura Dietrich, 262-574-2159
Detailed information: The proposed permit (WPDES WI-0020192-09) for Hartford Water Pollution Control includes a variance to the water quality standard for chloride. The facility is located at 1600 Liberty Avenue, Hartford. Discharge is to North bank of the Rubicon River, approx. 100 feet east of Liberty Avenue bridge (Rubicon River Watershed, Upper Rock River Basin) in Washington County.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 5/17/2018 3:39:05 PM


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Last revised: Friday, September 23, 2016