DNR to hold public comment period, public hearing on Foxconn air permits

MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comment on air permit drafts for the Foxconn liquid crystal display manufacturing facility proposed for construction in Racine County.

The department made available for public comment the applications, draft permits and analysis documents for four air pollution control permits covering the Foxconn facility. To view the documents search the DNR website, dnr.wi.gov, for keyword Foxconn. The DNR will accept public comments through April 16, 2018.

The DNR will also hold a public hearing on April 3 at 7 p.m. at the SC Johnson iMet Center, 2320 Renaissance Boulevard, in Sturtevant. Beginning at 6 p.m. the public may meet with DNR staff and ask questions about the project and the air permit review process prior to the formal public hearing.

Written comments may be sent to jonathan.wright@wisconsin.gov or to Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Northeast Region Air Program, Oshkosh Service Center, Attn.: Jonathan Wright, 625 E. County Road Y, Suite 700, Oshkosh, WI 54901-9731.