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Proposal to Renew Permit Coverage of a CAFO in Area II
Notice of Public Participation Opportunity
Notice issued: April 8, 2013
Written comments due: 5:00 p.m., May 13, 2013

What is proposed?
The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) is proposing to renew Confined Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit #01-2009  (CAFO Permit No. 01-2009) coverage for the Forest Glen Jerseys, Inc. (MA#63724) located near Dayton, in Yamhill County, 97114.

The CAFO NPDES General Permit #01-2009 regulates the manure, litter, and process waste water generated by CAFOs to ensure that CAFO activities do not harm water quality.

How can I get more information?
The CAFO NPDES Permit #01-2009 and the Notice of Public Participation Opportunity can be found online.

Oregon Confined Animal Feeding Operation National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit 01-2009 (944K pdf)

You can review the CAFO Permit  #01-2009, the proposed renewal application, and the animal waste management plan (AWMP) at ODA, 635 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97301, or at 2741 West Harvard Avenue in Roseburg, Oregon. If you wish to schedule a review appointment, please call (503) 986-4699.

Opportunity for public hearing
A public hearing will be scheduled for the above proposal if written requests are received during the comment period from at least ten (10) persons or from an organization or organizations representing at least ten (10) persons. If a hearing is scheduled, ODA will provide at least 30 days notice before the hearing is held. The public comment period will remain open for an additional seven (7) days after the public hearing.

Where can I send comments?

ODA accepts comments by mail, fax, or e-mail. Please send to:
William Matthews
635 Capitol Street NE
Salem OR 97301
Phone: 503-986-4792
Fax: 503-986-4730
E-mail: wmatthews@oda.state.or.us

What happens next?
ODA will review and consider all comments received during the comment period. Following this review, ODA may proceed as proposed: approve or not approve updated AWMP.

Accessibility information
ODA is committed to accommodating people with disabilities at our hearings. Please notify ODA of any special physical or language accommodations, or if you need information in large print, Braille, or another format. To make these arrangements, contact ODA at 503-986-4700.

Facility Information
Proposed Action:
Business Name:
Permit #:
Type of Operation:
Renewal Forest Glen Jerseys, Inc.
Medium Confined Dairy Facility