Public Notice 12-17-2020

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Public Notice

Antidegradation Alternatives Analysis for the City of Jefferson, Iowa

Notice Date:  December 17, 2020

Notice is hereby given that the City of Jefferson, Iowa has completed a draft antidegradation alternatives analysis for discharge of treated wastewater to the North Raccoon River.  The action being considered is modification of an extended aeration activated sludge wastewater treatment facility with biological nitrogen removal and chemical phosphorous removal.  The North Raccoon River is protected for Class A1 primary contact recreational, B(WW-1) warm water beneficial uses, HH human health, and designated critical habitat for Topeka Shiner.

Anyone wishing to comment on the proposed treatment alternative must do so in writing within 30 days of the date shown at the top of this notice.  Comments may be submitted to the City Administrator by mail:  City of Jefferson, Attn: Michael Palmer 220 North Chestnut Street, Jefferson, IA 50129-1900.

Copies of this notice, the draft antidegradation alternatives analysis and supporting information are on file and available for public inspection from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday at the above address.  Copies of this information may be requested by contacting the City Administrator at (515) 386-3111 or at the address above.  The City will submit a summary of comments received and the City’s responses to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources with the final alternatives analysis subject to IDNR review and approval.

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