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Public Hearing Regarding Niobrara River Is Oct. 1 in O’Neill

LINCOLN – A public hearing will be held Oct. 1 in O’Neill to inform the public and to hear any comments regarding a proposed joint application for a permit to appropriate water for instream flows on the Niobrara River from just below the Spencer Hydro Facility to the confluence of the Missouri River for the conservation of fish, wildlife, and associated recreation.

The hearing will begin at 1 p.m. at the Holt County Extension Office, 128 N. 6th St., Room 100.

The joint application is being proposed by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (NRD), Middle Niobrara NRD, Lower Niobrara NRD, Upper Elkhorn NRD, and Upper Loup NRD.

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About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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