"In order to streamline the process and reduce variability, we focused on the front end of the process, prior to submittal of the permit application," said team member Jim Nitzschke, a staff engineer with Deere & Company.
The goal is to increase the quality of information included in the permit application to make the review process flow smoothly, he
"The purpose is to improve communication between DNR, EPA
and the regulated community in terms of what is required for good permit applications," said Nitzschke
"The new guidelines are designed to help industry understand what is needed and what the process is with fewer surprises," he