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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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April 2020

Monday, April 13

7:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Monday, April 13, 2020
2020 Annual spring fish & wildlife public hearing and WCC county meeting
Location: (see detailed information below for more information)
Contact: Kari Lee-Zimmerman, 608-266-0580, for WCC
Meredith Penthorn, 608-316-0080, for fisheries rules
Scott Karel, 608-267-2452, for wildlife rules
Detailed information: Individuals interested in natural resources management have the opportunity to provide their input and testimony to the DNR and WCC on proposed rule changes and advisory questions relating to fish and wildlife management in Wisconsin.
NOTE: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the in-person portion of the spring hearings has been cancelled.
Starting at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020, citizens may go online and provide their input on the proposed questions by utilizing the online option found at DNR.WI.GOV and searching the keywords "spring hearings." The online input form will remain open for 72 hours.
2020 Spring Hearing Questionnaire
Public hearing/meeting notice [PDF]

Published: 3/18/2020 5:58:20 PM

Wednesday, April 15

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020


Informational hearing and intent to reissue a Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) Permit for Wisconsin Power and Light - Edgewater Generation Station (EDG)
UW-Sheboygan, 1 University Dr., Room: Theater
Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081 (Sheboygan County)
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Contact: Ian Hansen, 608-266-9239
Detailed information:

Due to COVID-19, the public hearing scheduled for April 15, 2020, is CANCELED. The department will be rescheduling the public hearing to be conducted via teleconference. When the hearing details are finalized, the department will provide 45 days of notice prior to the hearing.

Wisconsin Power and Light - Edgewater Generation Station (EDG), operates a steam electric generating plant located on the western shore of Lake Michigan just south of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The plant discharges wastewater to Lake Michigan at multiple locations.This permit contains a proposed variance to the water quality standards for Arsenic.

Public hearing notice [PDF]
WPDES Permits on Public Notice

Published: 4/2/2020 11:34:25 AM


July 2020

Tuesday, July 14

8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
A public hearing in the matter of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) Permit issued to to B&D Dairy Farm, LLC
Oconto County Courthouse, 301 Washington St.
Oconto, Wisconsin 54153 (Oconto County)
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Contact: P. Duncan Moss, 608-264-8853
Detailed information: On July 1, 2019, the Department of Natural Resources issued a Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit, No. WI-0061794-04-0, to B&D Dairy Farm, LLC. The permit was issued to regulate the discharge from a livestock operation located at (Main Farm) W7251 E. 6th Road, Pound, (Heifer Facility) W7276 E. 6th Road, Pound, (Little River Satellite WSF) 7651 Hillcrest Road, Oconto, which would discharge into Little Peshtigo River, Lower Peshtigo River, Little River, Middle Peshtigo River and Thunder River Watersheds, Lake Michigan Basin in accordance with the effluent limitations, monitoring requirements, and other conditions on the management and utilization of manure and process wastewater specified in the permit. On July 26, 2019, the B&D Dairy Farm, LLC, filed a Petition for a Contested Case Hearing with the DNR to review the decision to reissue the WPDES permit to B&D Dairy Farm, LLC, pursuant to Wis. Stat. 283.63.
Public hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 3/5/2020 11:41:47 AM

Note: Actual hearing end times may be earlier or later than scheduled. Hearing dates and times are subject to change. Please verify meeting dates and times prior to attendance.

Last revised: Friday, June 14, 2019