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Hearings and Meetings Archive

Below is an archive of hearings and meetings that have already occurred. A list of upcoming events is available on the department's Hearings and Meetings calendar.
September 2021
Thursday September 16

Monitoring | Environmental Protection | Permit | Air Emissions

Public Notice of an Air Pollution Control Permit Application Review for Enbridge Superior Terminal, Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin

Date: 09/16/2021

Time: 1:00 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Paul Yeung, Paul.Yeung@wisconsin.gov​​​​​​​ or 608-266-0672

Details 

Enbridge Superior Terminal, located at 2800 E 21st Street, Superior, Douglas County, Wisconsin, FID 816010580, submitted to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) a permit application, including plans and specifications for the modification of two external floating roof tanks for storing crude oil, and the construction of equipment for pressure relief of Line 61, and construction of temporary equipment for the decommissioning of the existing Line 3 and commissioning of the replacement Line 3.

Air pollution control construction permit no. 21-POY-050.

Register for the meeting here.

Join by phone: 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 856-2004-9850

Published on August 19, 2021 at 8:53 AM

2021-09-16T13:00:00 - 2021-09-16T14:00:00
Thursday September 16

Environmental Protection | Wetlands

Wetland Study Council

Date: 09/16/2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Tom Pearce, Thomas.pearce@wisconsin.gov or 608-800-1643

Details 

The Wetland Study Council will meet to discuss the WSC Annual Report, wetland mitigation, the DNR wetland identification program, the DNR NR 300 rulemaking effort, a wetland data dashboard and stormwater and wetlands issues.

Join this meeting by Zoom.

Join by phone: 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 853 1187 6791

Published on September 13, 2021 at 1:19 PM

2021-09-16T09:00:00 - 2021-09-16T11:00:00
Thursday September 16

Industry | Environmental Protection | Forest Management

Council on Forestry Virtual Meeting

Date: 09/16/2021

Time: 8:00 a.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Faye Bokelman, FayeA.Bokelman@wisconsin.gov or 608-438-0229

Details 

The Council on Forestry will be meeting on Sept. 16 for a Council meeting via Zoom.

  • Agenda topics:

    • Field Tour Debrief

    • Direct Sale Bid Legislation

    • Council Profile Committee Workplan

    • Regional Economic Diversification Update and Strategic (REDS) Road Map

Please RSVP to Faye Bokelman at FayeA.Bokelman@wisconsin.gov or 608-438-0229 by Sept. 13.

Published on September 8, 2021 at 2:16 PM

2021-09-16T08:00:00 - 2021-09-16T12:00:00
Wednesday September 15

Environmental Protection | Air Permits

Air Permit Public Engagement Training

Date: 09/15/2021

Time: 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Kristin Hart, Kristin.Hart@wisconsin.gov or 608-266-6876

Details 

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Air Program and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Office in Chicago are offering an Air Permit Public Engagement Training webinar. The training will explain the stages of environmental rule development, facility-specific permit reviews and where public input can impact outcomes. Registration is limited to the first 250 participants.

Deadline to request hard copy materials: Aug. 25

Final deadline to register: Sept. 10

Event Information (https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/sites/default/files/topic/AirQuality/input/PubEngagementWorkshop.pdf)

Published on July 23, 2021 at 8:22 AM

2021-09-15T12:30:00 - 2021-09-15T16:30:00
Wednesday September 15

Regulations | Monitoring | Public Health | Wastewater

Public information hearing regarding the proposed reissuance of the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit for the City of Antigo

Date: 09/15/2021

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

​​​​​Sheri A. Snowbank, Sheri.Snowbank@wisconsin.gov

Details 

​​​​​The City of Antigo owns and operates the Spring Brook Pollution Abatement Facility, a domestic wastewater treatment system that serves a population of approximately 8,234. The facility discharges to Spring a Brook within Spring Brook Watershed in the Upper Wisconsin River Drainage Basin in Langlade County. The proposed permit reissuance includes a mercury variance.

Join this meeting via Zoom.

Join by phone: 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 846 7434 3564

 

Published on September 10, 2021 at 8:59 AM

2021-09-15T11:00:00 - 2021-09-15T12:00:00
Wednesday September 15

Environmental Protection | Industry | Forests

Council on Forestry Field Tour

Date: 09/15/2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Rome Town Hall, 1156 Alpine Drive, Nekoosa, WI 54457

Contact 

Faye Bokelman, FayeA.Bokelman@wisconsin.gov or 608-438-0229

Details 

The Council on Forestry will be in the field in Adams and Wood counties to learn about forest management in the area in relation to changing land uses.

  • Start location: Rome Town Hall, 1156 Alpine Drive, Nekoosa, WI 54457

  • Some sites have a capacity limit and may require travel on unpaved roads.

  • Transportation and food are NOT provided.

  • Tours may be indoors at times, so please follow COVID safety guidance for the protection of yourself and others.

For more information and to check tour availability, please contact Faye Bokelman at: FayeA.Bokelman@wisconsin.gov or 608-438-0229 by 12 p.m. on Sept. 10.

Published on September 8, 2021 at 2:11 PM

2021-09-15T09:00:00 - 2021-09-15T10:00:00
Tuesday September 14

Environmental Protection | Air Permits

Air Permit Public Engagement Training

Date: 09/14/2021

Time: 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Kristin Hart, Kristin.Hart@wisconsin.gov or 608-266-6876

Details 

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Air Program and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Office in Chicago are offering an Air Permit Public Engagement Training webinar. The training will explain the stages of environmental rule development, facility-specific permit reviews and where public input can impact outcomes. Registration is limited to the first 250 participants.

Deadline to request hard copy materials: Aug. 25

Final deadline to register: Sept. 10

Event Information (https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/sites/default/files/topic/AirQuality/input/PubEngagementWorkshop.pdf)

 

Published on July 23, 2021 at 8:20 AM

2021-09-14T12:30:00 - 2021-09-14T16:30:00
Monday September 13

Monitoring | Regulations | Recreation | Fishing

Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board Meeting

Date: 09/13/2021

Time: 5:30 p.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Allen Blizel, Allen.Blizel@wisconsin.gov or 920-493-8701

Details 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Lake Michigan Commercial Fishing Board will conduct a Zoom meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021.

Join this meeting by Zoom.

Join by phone: 312-626-6799; Meeting ID: 829 1958 7182

Agenda

ORDER OF BUSINESS

1.         Organizational Matters

               Call to Order

2.         Consent

               a) Approval of Aug. 9, 2021 meeting minutes              

3.         Discussion Items – (Public comments welcomed)

               a) Strategic Analysis of Coastal Management Alternatives to Address Changing Conditions on                               the Door Peninsula – DNR staff

               b) Lake trout scope statement  

               c) Catch composition update – Taylor Hrabak

               d) Whitefish rule                     

4.         Possible Action Items

               a) Final whitefish rule

5.            Old Business

               a) Old business items

6.         Board Members’ Matters/Concerns – Informational

               a) Any other concerns

7.         Adjournment

Published on September 8, 2021 at 9:44 AM

2021-09-13T17:30:00 - 2021-09-13T18:00:00
Monday September 13

Monitoring | Forest Health

Good Neighbor Authority Public Forum

Date: 09/13/2021

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Rebecca Diebel, Rebecca.Diebel@wisconsin.gov or 608-444-5774

Adam Felts, Adam.Felts@usda.gov or 715-362-1335

Details 

Through a Good Neighbor Authority (GNA) agreement, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) uses revenue generated from timber sales on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest to carry out authorized restoration services on the national forest.

We’re pleased to invite you to share your feedback during an online discussion about GNA program revenue spending. We ask participants to review the DNR’s GNA program revenue projects information and how program revenue can be spent at the following site: https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/forestmanagement/gna

Participants will discuss in small breakout groups and share thoughts after with the large group.

Register by Aug. 23 here.
 

Published on August 12, 2021 at 8:37 AM

2021-09-13T13:00:00 - 2021-09-13T15:00:00
Thursday September 9

Regulations | Snowmobile

Governor's Snowmobile Council Meeting

Date: 09/09/2021

Time: 11:00 a.m. - End of Agenda

Location: Virtual

Contact 

Jillian Steffes, jillian.steffes@wisconsin.gov or 715-210-4911

Details 

The Snowmobile Recreation Council carries out studies and makes recommendations to the Legislature, Governor, Department of Natural Resources and Department of Transportation on all matters related to the snowmobiling program at DNR or otherwise affecting snowmobiles and snowmobiling in Wisconsin, and makes recommendations to the department of natural resources with regard to funding grant applications. 

The Snowmobile Recreation Council will meet to make funding recommendations to the department.  In particular, the Council will review updated information on projects discussed at the previous meeting. The public will be invited to join the meeting via Zoom or in person. The Zoom meeting link, agenda, and other meeting materials are available on the Snowmobile Recreation Council web page.

Published on September 3, 2021 at 1:29 PM

2021-09-09T11:00:00 - 2021-09-09T12:00:00