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January 2020

Thursday, January 23

11:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Public hearing on an air permit application for Nemadji Trail Energy Center: 9698-CE-100 located in Superior, Douglas County
Douglas County Government Center (Courthouse), 1316 N. 14th St., Room: Room 270
Superior, Wisconsin 54880 (Douglas County)
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Contact: Megan Corrado, 608-405-0327
Detailed information: Nemadji Trail Energy Center: 9698-Ce-100, located at 161 31st Avenue E, Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin, FID 816121350, submitted to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) a permit application, including plans and specifications for the construction and initial operation of one natural gas-fired Siemens SGT6-8000H combined-cycle turbine with diesel fuel oil back-up [Maximum continuous rating: 3,665 MMBtu/hr higher heating value (HHV) when combusting natural gas, 3,021 MMBtu/hr, HHV when combusting diesel fuel oil] with a 1,006 MMBtu/hr natural gas-fired duct burner (P01), one 100 MMBtu/hr natural-gas fired auxiliary boiler (B02), one 12-cell cooling tower (P03), two 10 MMBtu/hr natural gas-fired heaters (P04 and P05), a 282 hp emergency diesel fire pump (P06) a 1,490 hp emergency diesel generator (P07) and three diesel fuel tanks (T01 - T03).
Air pollution control construction permit no. 18-MMC-169.
Public Hearing and Public Notice

Published: 1/3/2020 10:18:35 AM


Tuesday, January 28

6:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Pending United States Postal Service (USPS) wetland Individual Permit application
Oak Creek Public Library, Drexel Town Square, 8040 S. 6th St, Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Oak Creek, Wisconsin 53154 (Milwaukee County)
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Contact: Ryan Pappas, 715-492-0200
Detailed information: The United States Postal Service (USPS), 6013 Benjamin Road, Suite 205, Tampa, FL 33634 has applied to the Department of Natural Resources. The project is located at 2201 E. College Ave, Oak Creek, on a currently vacant 61.8-acre parcel in the Southwest corner of the intersection of E. College Ave and S. Pennsylvania Ave in the City of Oak Creek.
Public hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 1/3/2020 10:18:35 AM


Wednesday, January 29

11:00 a.m. to end of agenda
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Elimination System permit for the Village of Union Grove.
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 Village of Union Grove owns and operates a 2.0 MGD extended aeration activated sludge wastewater treatment facility in the Village of Union Grove. The plant serves approximately 5,100 people including the Village of Union Grove and the Southern Wisconsin Center. The discharge is to the West Branch Root River Canal in Racine County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0028291-10-0 includes a variance to the water quality standards for Chloride and Mercury.
Hearing Notice
WPDES Public Notices

Published: 12/16/2019 5:00:08 PM


Friday, January 31

1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Friday, January 31, 2020
Pending Lake Vista North-Environmental Capping site, wetland Individual Permit application
Oak Creek City Hall , 8040 S. 6th St, Room: Common Council Chambers S112
Oak Creek, Wisconsin 53154 (Milwaukee County)
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Contact: Ryan Pappas, 715-492-0200
Detailed information: The City of Oak Creek has applied permit for a wetland fill or disturbance near Lake Michigan.
Public hearing notice [PDF]

Published: 1/10/2020 10:38:07 AM


 

February 2020

Monday, February 3

5:30 p.m. to end of agenda
Monday, February 03, 2020
Public hearing on an emergency rule FH-28-19(E) to revise ch. NR 25, relating to harvest management regulations in the Lake Superior fishery
State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 S. Webster St., Room: 413
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 (Dane County)
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Contact: Meredith Penthorn, 608-316-0080
Detailed information:

This emergency rule closely follows language for the in-progress permanent rule, for which the hearing was held in September 2019. Emergency rule FH-28-19 (E) will maintain regulatory consistency for Lake Superior commercial fishers while the permanent rule is under review.

Public hearing notice [PDF]
Emergency rule language [PDF]
Emergency rule webpage

Published: 1/17/2020 11:10:27 AM


Friday, February 7

1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Friday, February 07, 2020
Public hearing on an air permit application for a Smart Sand Inc industrial sand mine and processing plant located in Oakdale, Monroe County. 
Monroe County Courthouse, 112 South Court Street, Room: Board Assembly Room
Sparta, Wisconsin 54656 (Monroe County)
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Contact: Beth Perk, 608-267-0573
Detailed information: Smart Sand, Inc., located at 29499 US HWY 12 , Oakdale, Monroe County, Wisconsin, FID 642078030, submitted to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) a permit application, including plans and specifications for revision of operation permit 642078030-P02 for operation of an industrial sand mine and processing plant facility. A public hearing for the following permit action and number is being noticed: Part 70 air pollution control operation permit revision 642078030-P06
Public Hearing Notice

Published: 12/19/2019 1:59:24 PM


Monday, February 10

1:00 p.m. to end of agenda
Monday, February 10, 2020
Public hearing concerning the proposed State Implementation Plan (SIP) revision to include Administrative Order AM-20-01 for the Insinkerator facility located at 5612 95th Avenue, Kenosha, Wisconsin.
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 SIP requests EPA to approve Wisconsin's SIP Administrative Order AM-20-01 relating to the Insinkerator facility located at 5612 95th Avenue, Kenosha, Wisconsin. This order establishes permanent and enforceable emission limits, among other requirements, on this facility to ensure the facility remains in compliance with the latest federal volatile organic compound (VOC) reasonably available control technology (RACT) requirements. Submittal of this administrative order into the SIP is necessary for the state to demonstrate it has fulfilled all Clean Air Act requirements needed to redesignate the Wisconsin portion of the Chicago-Naperville (IL-IN-WI) 2008 8-hour ozone nonattainment area (i.e., the eastern part of Kenosha County) to attainment for that standard.
Public Hearing Notice [PDF]
Admin Order AM-20-01 [PDF]

Published: 1/10/2020 10:00:32 AM


Tuesday, February 25

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Public informational hearing regarding the proposed issuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit for the City of Ripon Wastewater Treatment Facility.
Ripon Public Library, 120 Jefferson Street, Room: Nash Room
Ripon , Wisconsin 54971 (Fond du lac County)
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Contact: Phillip Spranger (608) 273-5969
Detailed information:
The Ripon Wastewater Treatment Facility is located at 560 Aspen Street, Ripon Wisconsin. Discharge is to Silver Creek in the Big Green Lake Watershed of the Upper Fox River Basin in Fond du Lac County. The proposed WPDES permit WI-0021032-09-0 includes a variance to the water quality standards for chloride.

Published: 1/10/2020 10:00:32 AM


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