Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Press Release

Environmental Review For Village Of Oliver Project

Safe Drinking Water Loan Program Soliciting Public Comments

By - Oct 8th, 2020 02:02 pm

MADISON, Wis.– The Village of Oliver is an applicant for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP) to address deficiencies in its public drinking water system.

The project includes replacing an aging water main and all related fixtures along Brooklyn, Kingston and Wadena streets. The project also includes the replacement of a well pump and motor as well as the rehabilitation of a pressure tank.

Activities related to this project are minor actions under Chapter NR 150, Wis. Admin. Code, for which no environmental analysis is required. However, in accordance with the SDWLP federal requirement 40 C.F.R. §35.3580, an environmental review must be conducted before funding this project.

The SDWLP has determined that the project will not result in significant adverse environmental effects and no further environmental review or analysis is needed before proceeding with funding the project.

The SDWLP is soliciting public comments regarding this decision and the potential environmental impacts of this project. Written or verbal comments are encouraged.

Provide comments to Kevin Olson, community financial assistance, Department of Natural Resources: CF/2 101 S Webster St. P.O. Box 7921, Madison, Wisconsin 53707, or 608-266-9955 by Oct. 22, 2020.

Based on the comments received, the SDWLP may prepare an environmental analysis before proceeding with the funding process. The analysis would summarize the DNR’s consideration of the impacts of the project and reasonable alternatives.

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