Public Hearings Set for Swine Operation


The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has received an application from Grand Prairie Agriculture, LLP for a swine operation. As proposed, the facility will house a maximum of 2,499 sows and be located in Ramsey County, about 10 miles west of the City of Devils Lake, ND.
The NDDoH is holding public hearings in two locations to receive oral comments on the application and review of the proposed livestock facility. Both hearings will be held on September 12, 2018 at the following locations: Spirit Lake Casino and Resort, 1 p.m; and at the Robert Fawcett Auditorium on the campus of Lake Region State College, 5:30 p.m.
Comments on the proposed facility will be accepted by the department from August 13, 2018 through September 28, 2018. Written comments should be directed to the North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Water Quality, 918 E. Divide Avenue, 4th Floor, Bismarck, ND 58501-1947. The information also will be posted on the NDDoH website at