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Notice of Hearing
The Department of Natural Resources announces that it will hold public hearings on a permanent rule to revise ch. NR 538, relating to the beneficial use of industrial byproducts, at the times and places shown below.
Hearing Information
Date:     July 25, 2019
Time:     1:00 p.m.
Location:   Department of Natural Resources Green Bay Service Center, 2984 Shawano Avenue, Green Bay WI; Lake Michigan Conference Room
Date:   July 29, 2019
Time:   1:00 p.m.
Location:   Department of Natural Resources, 101 S. Webster St., Madison, WI; Room G27A
Rule Information
The proposed rule will update administrative code related to the beneficial use of industrial byproducts to address new environmental standards, laws and changes in manufacturing and air pollution control processes while continuing to encourage the beneficial use of waste materials that might otherwise be landfilled.
Hearing impaired persons may request an interpreter for this hearing. Please make reservations for a hearing interpreter at least 10 days before the date of the scheduled hearing, by writing to e-mail
Alternatively, you may contact the Department of Natural Resources TDD at (608) 267-6897. The hearing facility is accessible to disabled users.
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations, including the provision of information material in an alternative format, will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. Please call with specific information on your request at least 10 days before the date of the scheduled hearing.
Handicap access is available at the hearing location.
Appearances at the Hearing and Submittal of Written Comments
The public has the opportunity to testify at the hearing. Registration will take place at the hearing by completing a Hearing Appearance form, which will be provided. Comments on the proposed rule must be received on or before August 5, 2019. The Hearing Appearance form also can be used for submitting a written comment at the hearing. Written comments may be submitted by U.S. mail, E-mail, or through the internet and will have the same weight and effect as oral statements presented at the public hearing. Written comments and any questions on the proposed rules should be submitted to:
Department of Natural Resources
Attn: Phil Fauble – WA/5
P.O. Box 7921
101 S. Webster Street,
Madison, WI 53707-7921
Comments can also be made at:
Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis
The generators of these wastes are utilities, paper mills, and foundries, most of which are large businesses. These rules will have little or no effect on small businesses.
Agency Small Business Regulatory Coordinator
Daniela Branco, (608) 266-7524
Dated at Madison, Wisconsin _____________________________________
            By ____________________________________
              Preston D. Cole, Secretary
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