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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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September 2018

Friday, September 21

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Friday, September 21, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for Cellu Tissue Corporation Neenah
Oshkosh DNR Service Center, 625 E. County Road Y, Suite 700
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901 (Winnebago County)
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Contact: Ian Hansen, 608-266-9239
Detailed information: Cellu Tissue Corporation, located at 249 N Lake Street in Neenah, discharges to the Lower Fox River at Little Lake Butte des Morts in Winnebago County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0000680-9 includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury.
Hearing notice
WPDES public notices

Published: 8/7/2018 1:51:54 PM


12:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Friday, September 21, 2018
Public hearing to receive public comments on the air pollution control permit application for the construction of the proposed facility modifications submitted by Daybreak Foods, Inc., located at N4405 Crossman Road, Lake Mills, Jefferson County, Wisconsin, FID 128027350.
Lake Mills Municipal Building, 200 Water Street, Room: Community Room
Lake Mills, Wisconsin 53551 (Jefferson County)
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Contact: Jonathan Wright, 920-662-5405
Detailed information: Daybreak Foods, Inc., located at N4405 Crossman Road, Lake Mills, Jefferson County, Wisconsin, FID 128027350, submitted to the DNR a permit application, including plans and specifications proposed modification of an existing poultry farm, including the construction of 3 pullet houses and 5 layer barns, including supporting equipment such as feed storage bins, heaters, and emergency generators, two animal incinerators, three process boilers, two HVAC units, a corn storage bin, and feed mill operations.
Air pollution control construction permit no. 18-JJW-054.

Public Hearing Notice [PDF]

Published: 9/10/2018 9:07:59 AM


1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday, September 21, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the City of Stevens Point
Portage County Public Library, 1001 Main St.
Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481 (Portage County)
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Contact: Phillip Spranger, 608-273-5969
Detailed information: The City of Stevens Point wastewater treatment plant is located at 301 Bliss Avenue. Discharge is to the Wisconsin River in the Little Plover/Plover River Watershed of the Upper Wisconsin River Central Sub-Basin in Portage County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0029572-9 includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury.
Hearing notice
WPDES public notices

Published: 8/7/2018 1:51:54 PM


Monday, September 24

9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, September 24, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the Fontana-Walworth Water Pollution Control Commission
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 Fontana-Walworth Water Pollution Control Commission wastewater treatment facility is located at N840 Chilson Road, Walworth. Discharge is to Piscasaw Creek (Piscasaw Creek Watershed, Kishwaukee River Basin) in Walworth County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0036021 includes a variance to the water quality standard for chloride.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 8/10/2018 12:30:44 PM


11:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, September 24, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for The Procter & Gamble Paper Products Co.
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: The Procter & Gamble Paper Products Co. is located at 501 Eastman Avenue, Green Bay. Discharge is to the Fox River (East River Watershed, Lower Fox River Basin) in Brown County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0001031-9 includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 8/9/2018 12:47:40 PM


11:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, September 24, 2018
Public hearing related to the emergency rule WM-01-18(E), revision of Chapter NR 10 of Wisconsin Administrative code, to establish migratory bird hunting seasons and regulations.
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: 608
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Taylor Finger, 608-266-8841
Detailed information: Public hearing regarding the 2018 migratory bird hunting seasons framework and regulations, proposed emergency rule WM-01-18(E) [PDF].

Published: 9/6/2018 1:48:12 PM


1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Monday, September 24, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for ST Paper LLC
Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Room: Lake Michigan Room
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313 (Brown County)
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Contact: Emma Lorenzen, 608-267-7643
Detailed information: ST Paper, LLC is located at 106 E Central Ave, Oconto Falls. Discharge is to the West bank of the Oconto River at the foot of the hydro dam at the ST Paper Mill in Oconto County.  The proposed WPDES permit WI-0000531-8 includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 8/9/2018 12:47:40 PM


Tuesday, September 25

4:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Public hearing to receive public comments on the air pollution control permit applicationfor the construction of the proposed facility modificationsby SIO International Wisconsin, Inc. (Multipurpose Building)
SC Johnson iMET Center, 2320 Renaissance Blvd.
Sturtevant, Wisconsin 53177 (Racine County)
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Contact: Jonathan Wright, 920-662-5405
Detailed information: SIO International Wisconsin, Inc. (Multipurpose Building), 11111 Braun Road, Mount Pleasant, Racine County, Wisconsin, FID 252285330 submitted to the DNR a permit application, including plans and specifications for construction of 10 natural gas-fired heaters rated at up to 1.6 MMBtu per hour each, 44 natural gas-fired air curtain heaters rated at up to 0.2 MMBtu per hour each, three 250-kw natural gas-fired emergency generators, and the use of solvents to repair and clean electronic tool components
Air pollution control construction permit no. 18-JJW-117
Public Hearing Notice [PDF]

Published: 9/5/2018 3:41:20 PM


 

October 2018

Wednesday, October 3

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the City of Alma
Eau Claire DNR Service Center, 1300 W. Clairemont Ave.,
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701 (Eau Claire County)
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Contact: Angela Parkhurst, 715-839-3836
Detailed information: The Alma wastewater treatment facility is located at 300 E Laue Street. Discharge is to the Mississippi River in the Lower Buffalo River Watershed of the Buffalo-Trempealeau River Basin in Buffalo County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0022101-10 includes a variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 8/17/2018 11:42:15 AM


Thursday, October 4

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, October 04, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the Potosi-Tennyson Sewage Commission
Dodgeville DNR Satellite Center, 1500 N. Johns St.
Dodgeville, Wisconsin 53533 (Iowa County)
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Contact: Jennifer Jerich, 920-387-7886
Detailed information: The Potosi-Tennyson wastewater treatment facility is located at 100 Plant Street in Potosi. Discharge is to a wetland of the Mississippi River (Platte River Watershed, GP002 - Grant-Platte River Basin) in Grant County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0021547-9 includes a variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus.
Hearing notice
WPDES public notices

Published: 8/17/2018 11:42:15 AM


Monday, October 15

9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, October 15, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for Heart of the Valley Metropolitan Sewerage District
Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Room: Lake Michigan Room
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313 (Brown County)
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Contact: Richard Sachs, 920-662-5176
Detailed information: The Heart of the Valley MSD wastewater treatment facility is located at 801 Thilmany Road, Kaukauna. Discharge is to the Fox River in Outagamie County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0031232-09 includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 8/24/2018 11:08:50 AM


10:30 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, October 15, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the City of Oshkosh
Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Room: Lake Michigan Room
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313 (Brown County)
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Contact: Richard Sachs, 920-662-5176
Detailed information: The Oshkosh wastewater treatment facility is located at 233 N Campbell Road, Oshkosh. Discharge is to the Fox River and Campbell Creek in Winnebago County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0025038-09 includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 8/24/2018 11:08:50 AM


Saturday, October 20

2:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Public Hearing for Proposed Changing stream course of an unnamed tributary to Lac La Belle in Waukesha County
La Belle Golf Course, 6996 Pennsylvania St.
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin 53066 (Waukesha County)
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Contact: Joshua Wied, 262-574-2132
Detailed information: Tyler Morse, W248 N5499 Executive Dr., Sussex, WI has applied to the Department of Natural Resources for permits to expand a pond within 500 feet of a waterway and change the stream course.  The proposed project will realign the existing ditch to a meandering waterway and expand a pond. The realignment and stream bank stabilization is proposed to increase the meandering of the stream to obtain a more natural condition while improving water quality and reducing sediment transport to the lake. The pond footprint will be expanded including the creation of a safety shelf within the pond and wetland establishment along the banks of the pond with native wetland plant seeding.
Hearing Notice [PDF]

Published: 9/19/2018 1:43:07 PM


Tuesday, October 23

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to the Town of Holland Sanitary District No.1
Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Room: Lake Michigan Room
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313 (Brown County)
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Contact: Richard Sachs, 920-662-5176
Detailed information: The Holland Sanitary District No.1 wastewater treatment facility is located at 489 Holland Court, Kaukauna. Discharge is to an unnamed tributary to Plum Creek in Brown County.  The proposed WPDES permit WI-0028207-7 includes a variance to the water quality standard for chloride.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 9/10/2018 9:09:49 AM


Wednesday, October 24

1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for Essity Professional Hygiene North America LLC
Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Room: Lake Michigan Room
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313 (Brown County)
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Contact: Jonathan Hill, 608-267-7627
Detailed information: Essity Professional Hygiene North America LLC is located at 190 3rd Street, Menasha. Discharge is located about one-quarter mile downstream from the facility and about 300 yards west of shoreline from the Butte Des Morts Drive in Menasha, in the Little Lake Butte Des Morts Watershed in the Lower Fox River Basin. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0037389-9 includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 9/10/2018 9:10:24 AM


 

November 2018

Monday, November 5

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, November 05, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the Village of Cleveland
Green Bay DNR Service Center, 2984 Shawano Ave., Room: Lake Michigan Room
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313 (Brown County)
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Contact: Richard Sachs, 920-662-5176
Detailed information: The Cleveland Wastewater Treatment Facility is located at 245 Whitetail Lane. Discharge is to Lake Michigan in Manitowoc County.  The proposed WPDES permit WI-0030848-09 includes a variance to the water quality standard for arsenic.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 9/19/2018 10:15:21 AM


Monday, November 12

9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, November 12, 2018
Class 1 Contested Case Hearing on in the matter of Individual Permit IP-SE-2016-65-04257 Issued to Club Unique Improvement Corporation to place a pier on the bed of Geneva Lake, in the Village of Fontana on Geneva Lake, Walworth County
Village of Fontana-on-Geneva Lake Village Hall, 175 Valley View Dr.
Fontana, Wisconsin 53125 (Walworth County)
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Contact: Division of Hearings and Appeals, 608-266-3865
Detailed information: Club Unique Improvement Corporation c/o Mike Leiser filed an application for a permit to expand a pier (Pier 479) on the bed of Geneva Lake in the Village of Fontana. On Sept. 29, 2017, the DNR approved the application and issued a permit to place a pier, subject to a number of conditions. On Oct. 27, 2017, the department received a petition from Joint Petitioners Fontana Trust and the George H. and Elizabeth S. Kiefer Trust for a contested case hearing and administrative review under Wis. Stat. ss. 30.209(2) and 227.42. On Nov. 27, 2017, the department granted a contested case hearing. Hearing will run through Nov. 16 beginning at 9 a.m. daily except 11 a.m. on Nov. 16.
Hearing Notice [PDF]

Published: 8/8/2018 1:31:24 PM


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Last revised: Monday, August 27, 2018