Details for Gen Permit reissuance

PUBLIC NOTICE Pursuant to §§ 281.36(3g) and 30.206, Wis. Stats., the Department of Natural Resources is noticing its intention to reissue a statewide waterway General Permit for Projects Designed by Government Agencies to Place Stream Habitat Structures and Materials, Place Stream Crossings (fords/temporary crossings) in Navigable Waters, Dredge or Place Material on the Bed of a Stream Channel, and Discharge Related Fill into Wetlands of Wisconsin for the Purpose of Improving Stream Habitat, Island Habitat, and Water Quality (WDNR-GP15-2022). The proposed reissuance of this statewide general permit, once in place, is valid for 5 years and will allow members of the public to apply for coverage under the permit. Projects must meet all the eligibility criteria and conditions of the general permit to qualify. The Department has determined the reissuance of this statewide general permit has similar proposed actions in kind, scale, and environmental setting to other activities under NR 150.20(3)(a) and will result in minimal adverse environmental impacts. To view a copy of the proposed statewide general permits, go to https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/Waterways. The public comment period on the proposed statewide permits is open until close of business, December 18, 2022. For more information or to submit written comments on the proposed issuance or reissuance of these general permits contact Crystal vonHoldt via email at Crystal.vonHoldt@wisconsin.gov or by U. S. mail at Dept. of Natural Resources (Attn Crystal vonHoldt), 2984 Shawano Avenue, Green Bay WI 54313; phone 920-410-3181. Written comments must be received within 30 days from the date of publication of this notice. An informational hearing will be held through the zoom meeting platform and is scheduled for Tuesday, December 13, 2022, for 2:00-3:00 PM. To participate in this hearing, please enter the following URL in your web browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87583994451?pwd=VFhxSWVrMm14RjV3MHBBTXRGZ0lWQT09. The meeting identification code is 875 8399 4451. Alternatively, you may participate by phone: 1 (929) 205-6099; passcode: 118909. To help in the planning process, please consider sharing your intention to participate in this hearing by emailing Crystal.vonHoldt@wisconsin.gov. You are not required to RSVP to participate but it will help in the planning process. Dated this 18th day of November 2022 Crystal vonHoldt Water Management Specialist - Expert Department of Natural Resources WSJ: November 18, 2022 135731 WNAXLP

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