Public Notices

All public notices generated by DANR are available below with links provided to each public notice and supporting information. If you would like more information than what is provided, please email us at DANRMail@state.sd.us or call (605) 773-3151 for further assistance.

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Proposed Rules. (One-stop website for all state agency rule proceedings) Notice of public hearing for adoption of rules.

Air Quality Permit. A permit is needed for businesses that emit air pollution. For more information on air quality permitting or to view contested cases...


Air Quality (Annual Air Monitoring Network Plan and Five Year Review). The state must complete an annual plan and a five year plan which reviews the state's ambient air monitoring network.


Brownfields. Identify brownfields properties and available funding to cleanup areas polluted by a hazardous substance, pollutant or contaminant. For more information...


Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (State Permit). Coverage under a state general permit has been applied for by the following new or expanding concentrated animal feeding operation(s). These permits do not address land use decisions such as setbacks to homes or schools, odors, flies, or road/traffic issues, which may be handled by county zoning. For more information...


Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (NPDES Permit). Coverage under a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) general permit has been applied for by the following concentrated animal feeding operation(s). These permits do not address land use decisions such as setbacks to homes or schools, odors, flies, or road/traffic issues, which may be handled by county zoning.  For more information...

Funding (State Revolving Fund Intended Use Plans). Public notice of funding for water, wastewater, solid waste and recycling projects. For more information...


General Permits. DANR administers a variety of general permits that provide permit coverage for those activities covered by each type of general permit. Existing general permits are subject to renewal periodically.  To view contested cases...


Ground Water Discharge. A plan needs to be approved for discharges to ground water. For more information on ground water discharge permits or to view contested cases...


Integrated Report (Surface Water Quality). A biennial report integrating the contents of two reports required under sections 303(d) and 305(b) of the Clean Water Act. For more information on past integrated reports...


Mining (Determination of Special, Exceptional, Critical, or Unique Lands). Determine whether lands potentially affected by a proposed mining operation are eligible for inclusion on the preliminary list of special, exceptional, critically affected, or unique lands. For more information on new mine permit applications or to view contested cases...


Mineral Exploration. An Exploration Notice of Intent (EXNI) is required when exploring for minerals such as gold, silver, other precious metals, coal, bentonite, dimension stone, and decorative stone. For more information...


Mining Permit. A permit is required for the extraction and processing of minerals such as gold, silver, uranium, precious metals, coal, bentonite, dimension stone, and decorative stone. For more information on the Minerals and Mining Program or to view contested cases...

Oil and Gas. Approval is needed for actions such as spacing, establishing new fields, forced pooling, and unitization. For more information or to view processed applications or to view contested cases...


Surface Water Discharge (NPDES). A permit is needed to discharge pollutants to surface waters of the state. For more information or to view contested cases...


Surface Water Enhancement & Restoration.  Approval is needed to introduce toxic pollutants in surface waters for the purpose of water resource enhancement or restoration if the overall goals of the project justify the short-term detriment.


Surface Water - 401 Certification.  Activities impacting surface water need Section 401 Water Quality Certification to ensure measures are in place to minimize impacts to surface waters.


Waste Management - Hazardous Waste. A permit is required for certain facilities that conduct hazardous waste treatment, storage and/or disposal.  For more information about hazardous waste or to view contested cases...


Waste Management - Municipal Solid Waste. Notice of final decision on issuance of a municipal solid waste permit.


Waste Management - Solid Waste. A permit is required to own or operate any solid waste facility.  For more information about solid waste or to view contested cases...


Water Management Board (Miscellaneous). Miscellaneous actions under the authority of the Water Management Board including establishment of ordinary high and low water marks and outlet elevations for lakes; petition for a declaratory ruling etc  To view contested cases...


Water Rights. A permit is needed for all water uses except for domestic uses. To see the location of pending applications on a map or for more information on hearing procedures or to view contested applications...


Water Rights -- Future Use Review. A water permit to appropriate water for future use is subject to review at least once every seven years. For more information about future use permits or to view contested cases...


Watershed Projects (Total Maximum Daily Loads). A TMDL (total maximum daily load) is a calculation of the maximum amount of a pollutant that a waterbody can receive and still meet water quality standards. View a schedule and summary of projects...

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