Discussing the creation of Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits for dairy farms/animal feeding operations...

"March 26, April 1, 6, 8 & 13 - Pursuant to § 283.49, Wis. Stats., the Department of Natural Resources will hold public hearings on a proposal to issue two Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) general permits for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO). § 283.35, Wis. Stats., authorizes the Department of Natural Resources to issue general discharge permits for categories of point source dischargers.

Large Dairy Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (WI-0063274-01). The permit covers the handling and land application of manure and process wastewater at new, existing or expanding dairy animal feeding operations with at least 1,000 animal units but no more than 5720 animal units. This is a first time issuance for this general permit..."

Dates of hearings:

March 26, Wausau - North Central Technical College, Center for the Health Sciences Building Auditorium, 1000 West Campus Drive.

April 1, Grand Chute - Grand Chute Town Hall, Board Room, 1900 Grand Chute Blvd.

April 6, Viroqua - Firehouse Restaurant and Lounge, Lower Level, 804 South Main St.

April 8, Eau Claire - Ramada Inn Convention Center, Lower Ballroom, 205 South Barstow St.

April 13, Fitchburg - Fitchburg Community Center, Oak Hall, 5520 Lacy Road.
Where: Fitchburg Community Center 5510 Lacy Rd. , Fitchburg

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