FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2018

Contact: Communications Office
573-751-1010
communications@dnr.mo.gov

Department seeks public comments on draft water permit for Tipton East

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, APRIL 12, 2018 - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comments concerning Tipton East's application for a State No-Discharge operating permit that authorizes the operation of a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation, permit number MOGS10560. Tipton East is located in Cooper County off Renshaw Drive, Clarksburg.

The department will hold a public hearing from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 at the Tipton Country Club, 620 US Highway 50 West, Tipton. For those unable to attend, the department will also broadcast the meeting live online at https://dnr.mo.gov/videos/live.htm.

The focus of the hearing will be on whether the application for a new State No-Discharge operating permit that authorizes the operation of the CAFO complies with permit requirements. For more information about the public hearing or Tipton East's application, visit https://dnr.mo.gov/env/wpp/cafo or contact the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Water Protection Program at 800-361-4827 or 573-751-1300 or by mail at PO Box 176, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0176.

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