FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 20, 2018

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

Department seeks public comments on draft water permit for Valley Oaks Steak Co.

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MARCH 20, 2018 - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comments concerning the application for a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System, or water permit, for Valley Oaks Steak Company LLC, Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation permit number MOG010872.

The department will hold a public hearing from 6 to 8 p.m., on April 3, in the Multi-Room BC of the Warrensburg Community Center, 445 E. Gay St., Warrensburg. 

The hearing is to understand public concerns about Valley Oaks Steak Company LLC's application for a new NPDES permit that authorizes the operation of the CAFO. Valley Oaks Steak Company LLC is located in Johnson County at 1921 W. 50 Highway, Lone Jack.

The focus of the hearing will be on whether the application for a new NPDES permit that authorizes the operation of the CAFO complies with permit requirements. For more information about the public hearing or Valley Oaks Steak Company LLC's application for an NPDES permit, visit https://dnr.mo.gov/env/wpp/cafo/index.html 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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