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Public Meeting Scheduled on Draft PTI & PTO for The Brick Farm Swine, LLC

 In accordance with OAC rule 901:10-6-01, public notice is hereby given that the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is accepting comments and will hold an open house and public meeting on a draft Permit to Install (PTI) and a draft Permit to Operate (PTO) for “The Brick Farm Swine, LLC” which is proposed to be located at 3391 Road 16-C, Continental, Ohio 45831 in Putnam County, Palmer Township in the Auglaize River Watershed. If the final permits are issued, the PTI would be valid for two years.  The PTO would be valid for five years.

The open house and public meeting will be held on Wednesday January 5, 2022 at the Putnam County OSU Extension Office meeting room. It is located at 1206 E. Second Street, Ottawa, Ohio 45875-2069.  The open house will begin at 6:30 p.m. The public meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m., to obtain additional information limited to the criteria applicable to the permit noticed herein.  A recording of the public meeting will be made to ensure accuracy.  Interested parties may appear and submit oral or written comments concerning the permit; or may submit written comments to: lepp@agri.ohio.gov or the Ohio Department of Agriculture, Division of Livestock Environmental Permitting (DLEP), 8995 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068; (614)387-0470.  Comments must be received no later than 5:00 pm, January 12, 2022. Comments received after January 12, 2022 will not be considered.

 A copy of the draft permit can be obtained by submitting a public records request using the following link:    https://agri.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/oda/divisions/legal-office/public-records-site-area

The Division of Livestock Environmental Permitting maintains an “interested parties” list for each Ohio County and well as a statewide list for notification of all draft permits.  If you would like to be added to either or both lists, please send a  request to lepp@agri.ohio.gov or call (614)-387-0470 -end-