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Jefferson Newton 9
SW ¼, NW ¼, Section 09, Township 01N, Range 04E, Jefferson County
Steele City
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Notice of Intent to Approve an Application for Construction and Operating Permit
May 10, 2023
June 12, 2023



Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy
Water Permits Division
Lincoln, Nebraska

Pursuant to the Neb. Rev. Stat. 54-2425 (4) as amended, the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (Department) is issuing notice to provide an opportunity for any interested person to submit written comments on the proposed decision for the following concentrated animal feeding operation.
This public comment period will be from May 10th, 2023, through June 12th, 2023. Comments made should pertain to issues for which the Department has authority under the Livestock Waste Management Act (Neb. Rev. Stat. Section 54-2416 through 54-2435).

Eric Peterson
Jefferson Newton 9 (NDEE ID: 114059)
0.4 Miles South of 707 Rd on 578 Ave
Steele City, NE 68440
The operation’s proposed livestock waste control facility (LWCF) will be located in the SW ¼, NW ¼, Section 09, Township 01N, Range 04E, Jefferson County, Nebraska. The application proposes the construction of one building with underfloor deep pit.
The application proposes a new maximum capacity of 6,250 head of Swine greater than 55 lbs. or 15,625 head of Swine less than 55 lbs.
The Department has reviewed the application to ensure compliance with the Livestock Waste Management Act and Title 130 – Livestock Waste Control Regulations. Currently, the Department intends to approve the application for a Construction and Operating Permit. Upon completion of review of any written comments received, the Department will make a final decision on the permit application and respond to any comments.
The application and other public information is available for review and copying between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (CT), weekdays at the Department's Office, 245 Fallbrook Blvd, Lincoln, Nebraska, telephone (402) 471-2186. Individuals requiring special accommodations or alternate formats of materials should notify the Department by calling (402) 471-2186. TDD users should call (800) 833-7352 and ask the relay operator to call the Department at (402) 471-2186. Please include the above name and legal description of the animal feeding operation.
All comments should be sent to:

NPDES & State Permits Section
Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy
245 Fallbrook Blvd Suite 100
Lincoln, Nebraska 68521

The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, or sex in administration of its programs or activities, and NDEE does not intimidate or retaliate against any individual or group because they have exercised their rights to participate in or oppose action protected/prohibited by 40 C.F.R. Parts 5 and 7, or for the purpose of interfering with such rights.