Notice of Issuance — NDEQ

The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) proposes to reissue with change the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit for the City of Elgin WWTF, PO Box 240, Elgin, NE  (NPDES# NE0039811 SIC 4952).  The POTW, which receives and treats domestic wastewater, is an activated sludge type treatment system, consisting of a comminutor, oxidation ditch, final clarifier, and UV disinfection during the recreation season.  The treated wastewater is discharged through Outfall 001 into Blacksnake Creek, segment EL4-11310 in the Elkhorn River Basin.  The permit would be issued for a period of up to five years and would restrict pollutant discharges to comply with the requirements of Department regulations. The draft permit, fact sheet and other public information are available for review at NDEQ’s Lincoln Office (address below) between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays, excluding holidays.  To request copies of the draft permit and other information, call 402/471-3557 (TDD operator 711).  Alternate format materials are available with advance request.  Written comments, objection and/or hearing requests concerning permit issuance may be submitted to Alan Aanerud, NPDES/NPP Permits Unit, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, 1200 N St., Suite 400, the Atrium, PO Box 98922, Lincoln, NE 68509-8922 before the comment period ending date of September 16, 2012.  A determination to hold a hearing will be based upon factual environmental or regulatory consideration.
Publish: August 15, 2012