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Application: Tier I of Green Tier

Public Notice on an Application for Participation in Tier I of Green Tier

Pursuant to Section 299.83, Wis. Stats., the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) hereby gives notice that DNR has received an application for participation in Tier I of Green Tier from Phillips Plastics Corporation (PPC) Short Run Solutions, 705 Wisconsin Drive, New Richmond, St. Croix County, WI, 54017. Phillips Plastics Corporation is a world class injection molder with state-of-the-art secondary decorative capabilities. The Phillips Plastics Short Run Solutions facility focuses on low volume projects and incorporates a registered ISO 14001 EMS to assist in managing both regulated and unregulated environmental aspects. Phillips Plastics Corporation has a history of environmental accomplishments which include recycling 600 gallons of oil that would otherwise have been landfilled and encouraging its employees to conserve energy at home. As a participant in Green Tier, PPC commits to improving their environmental footprint within their operations and the surrounding community by engaging people and their EMS to establish objectives and targets. Additional information available: Specific information on this application for participation in Tier I of Green Tier, on Phillips Plastics Corporation and on the Green Tier program can be accessed via the Internet at or by contacting Mark Harings, Department of Natural Resources, 1300 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54702. Ph (715) 831-3263, Fx (715) 839-6076. Reasonable requests for the information in an alternate format will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. Opportunity for public to comment or request a public meeting: DNR will accept written comments from the public regarding the application through February 22. Comments may be submitted to Mark Harings (see above). Also within the 30-day comment period, individuals may request a public informational meeting concerning this application by submitting a written request to the DNR contact. If DNR determines there is significant interest in this application, DNR will hold a public informational meeting. How DNR will make final decisions: DNR will determine whether the applicant has satisfied all of the eligibility requirements in sec. 299.83(3), Wis. Stats. If all eligibility requirements are met, DNR will approve this application unless doing so is not in the best interest of the Green Tier program. A decision by DNR to approve or deny an application for Tier I of Green Tier is not subject to review under state laws governing contested case hearings. For the Secretary: /s/ Mark McDermid, Director, Bureau of Cooperative Environmental Assistance, 01/14/2008.