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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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November 2018

Monday, November 19

1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Monday, November 19, 2018
Public hearing for the proposed State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision for interstate transport responsibilities under the Clean Air Act for 2012 PM2.5 National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS)
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 submittal addresses Wisconsin's "Good Neighbor" SIP responsibilities for the interstate transport of pollutants under Section 11 0(a)(2)(D)(i)(I) of the CAA for the 2012 Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) NAAQS. In this SIP submittal, the DNR provides a weight-of-evidence demonstration that the state of Wisconsin does not contribute significantly to nonattainment in, or interfere with maintenance by, any other state relative to this standard.
Public hearing notice [PDF]
Proposed SIP Revision [PDF]

Published: 10/9/2018 4:08:35 PM


Tuesday, November 20

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for Superior Sewage Disposal System
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 Superior Sewage Disposal System is located at Avenue E in Superior. Discharge from the Main Plant is to Superior Bay of Lake Superior. Discharges from the Combined Sewer Treatment Plants (CSTPs) are as follows: CSTP 2 - a slip emptying into Superior Bay of Lake Superior; CSTP 5 - the Nemadji River; CSTP 6 - St. Louis Bay of Lake Superior. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0025593-09 includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 10/1/2018 10:51:58 AM


Wednesday, November 28

10:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for C Dairy LLC
Grant Town Hall, W3696 Ridge Road
Granton, Wisconsin 54436 (Clark County)
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Contact: Mark Kaczorowski, 715-241-7504
Detailed information: C Dairy, LLC, W4733 County Highway C, Neillsville, is an existing Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) owned and operated by Grassland Dairy Products, Inc. It currently has 2803 animal units and is proposing to expand to 7302 animal units. There are three existing farmsteads located within the Grant and York townships, Clark County. Discharge is to surface water and groundwater within the Lake Arbutus - Black River and Rock Creek - Black River Watersheds.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 10/17/2018 11:19:59 AM


 

December 2018

Friday, December 7

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Friday, December 07, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuances of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits for the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District, City of Stoughton, Village of Oregon, and WDNR Nevin Fish Hatchery
Fitchburg DNR Service Center, 3911 Fish Hatchery Road, Room: Bluff/Drumlin meeting room
Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53711 (Dane County)
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Contact: Phillip Spranger, 608-273-5969
Detailed information: WPDES permittees Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD), City of Stoughton, Village of Oregon and WI DNR Nevin Fish Hatchery, located in the Rock River Basin, have entered into a watershed adaptive management approach as a means for these facilities to achieve compliance with phosphorus water quality standards. Additionally, the proposed permit for MMSD includes variances to the water quality standards for mercury and chloride, and an alternative effluent limit for temperature. The proposed permit for Stoughton includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 10/22/2018 11:28:10 AM


Monday, December 10

10:30 a.m. to end of agenda
Monday, December 10, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed modification to the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the Village of Roberts
Baldwin DNR Service Center, 890 Spruce St.
Baldwin, Wisconsin 54002 (St. Croix County)
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Contact: Holly Heldstab, 715-839-1634
Detailed information: The Roberts Wastewater Treatment Facility is located at 750 Highway 65. Discharge is to the East Basin of Twin Lakes located in the Kinnickinnic River Watershed of the St. Croix River Basin in St. Croix County. A notice of intent to modifiy the WPDES permit (WI-0028835-10-1) for the Village of Roberts was issued September 6, 2018. Issues to be considered at the hearing are listed in the hearing notice.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 10/18/2018 12:31:04 PM


Tuesday, December 11

2:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed issuance of a Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit to DC Kamps Rockville
Grant County Youth and Agriculture Building, 916 E. Elm St., Room: Auditorium
Lancaster, Wisconsin 53813 (Grant County)
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Contact: Tyler Dix, 608-275-3237
Detailed information: DC Kamps Rockville is an existing Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) located at 6502 Highway 35-61, Town of Potosi, Grant County. Discharge is to surface water and groundwater within the Lower Grant River Watershed and Platte River Watershed. Four barns equipped with under floor manure storage facilities will house 5,000 swine (2,000 animal units). A public informational hearing is scheduled for the purpose of giving all interested persons an opportunity to make a statement with respect to the proposed WPDES permit (WI-0066443-01) action, the terms of the nutrient management plan, and the application for this operation.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 11/9/2018 12:34:58 PM


Wednesday, December 12

9:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Milwaukee DNR Service Center, 2300 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Room: Room 140
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212 (Milwaukee County)
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Contact: Laura Dietrich, 262-574-2159
Detailed information: The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District operates two water reclamation facilities - one located on Jones Island (Jones Island Water Reclamation Facility), and another at Puetz Road in Oak Creek (South Shore Water Reclamation Facility). The proposed WPDES permit (WI-0036820-4) regulates the collection system, the pretreatment program, biosolids treatment, and surface water discharges from both facilities. Discharge is to Lake Michigan, Milwaukee Outer Harbor, and Milwaukee Inner Harbor/Kinnickinnic River all in Milwaukee County. Issues to be considered at the hearing are the terms and conditions of the draft permit for reissuance.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 11/13/2018 10:45:27 AM


Wednesday, December 19

1:30 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Prehearing conference in the matter of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit reissued to Fonks Home Center, Inc., Harvest View Estates
Division of Hearings and Appeals, 819 N. 6th St., Room: Hearing Room 85, Suite 92
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203 (Milwaukee County)
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Contact: Kristine Kerig, Division 0f Hearings and Appeals, 414-227-1867
Detailed information: On February 12, 2016, Fonks Home Center filed a Petition for a Contested Case Hearing with the DNR to review the reasonableness of and necessity for certain terms in the WPDES Permit No. WI-0026689-09-0, pursuant to Wis. Stat. s 283.63 and Wis. Admin. Code Chapter NR 2 and ss NR 203.14 through NR 203.20. By letter dated August 24, 2016, the DNR granted the request for contested case hearing and limited the hearing
Prehearing conference notice [PDF]

Published: 10/26/2018 11:46:32 AM


2:30 p.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Prehearing conference in the matter of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit reissued to Lyons Sanitary District No. 2
Division of Hearings and Appeals, 819 N. 6th St., Room: Hearing Room 85, Suite 92
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203 (Milwaukee County)
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Contact: Kristine Kerig, Division 0f Hearings and Appeals, 414-227-1867
Detailed information: On November 23, 2015, Lyons Sanitary District No. 2 filed a Petition for a Contested Case Hearing with the DNR to review the reasonableness of and necessity for certain terms in the WPDES Permit No. WI-0031941-08-0, pursuant to Wis. Stat. s 283.63 and Wis. Admin. Code Chapter NR 2 and ss NR 203.14 through NR 203.20. By letter dated August 24, 2016, the DNR granted the request for contested case hearing.
Prehearing conference notice [PDF]

Published: 10/26/2018 11:46:32 AM


Friday, December 28

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Friday, December 28, 2018
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the Village of Elk Mound 
Eau Claire DNR Service Center, 1300 W. Clairemont Ave., Room: Room 185
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701 (Eau Claire County)
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Contact: Phillip Spranger, 608-273-5969
Detailed information: The Elk Mound wastewater treatment facility is located at S210 Holly Avenue. Discharge is to the surface waters of a wetland tributary to Muddy Creek in the Muddy and Elk Creeks Watershed in the Lower Chippewa River Basin in Dunn County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0023914-9 includes a variance to the water quality standard for copper.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 11/9/2018 12:34:58 PM


 

January 2019

Tuesday, January 8

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the City of Merrill
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 Merrill wastewater treatment facility is located at 2606 Sturdevant Street. Discharge is to the Wisconsin River within the Prairie River Watershed in the Upper Wisconsin River Basin in Lincoln County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0020150-10 includes a variance to the water quality standard for mercury.
Hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES public notices

Published: 11/9/2018 12:34:58 PM


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Last revised: Monday, August 27, 2018