PLATTE RIVER TO REPUBLICAN RIVER TRANSBASIN DIVERSION
Filed by The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District (CNPPID) and
the Platte Republican Diversion (PRD) Interlocal Agreement Partners
SUMMARY OF CONTESTED CASE PROCEEDINGS
|August 16, 2018||Comment Letters were received.|
|August 16, 2018||Seven objections were filed by this date. Objectors are North Platte Natural Resources District (NPNRD), Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), Cozad Ditch Company Loup River Public Power District, Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD), Lower Loup Natural Resources District (LLNRD), and Audubon Society dba Audubon Nebraska.|
|August 27, 2018||Department issued a Notice of Objections and Requests for Hearing. Due date for response is September 26, 2018.|
|September 26, 2018||Applicants filed a Motion to Dismiss Objections and Requests for Hearing.|
|September 28, 2018||Department issued an Order to Respond to Motion to Dismiss Objections and Requests for Hearing. Response date for Objectors is October 31, 2018, and final response by Applicants is November 30, 2018.|
|October 4, 2018||Applicants and Objectors filed a Joint Stipulation and Motion for Extension of Deadlines set forth in the Order to Respond to Motion to Dismiss Objections and Requests for Hearing.|
|October 5, 2018||Department issued an Order Granting Continuance. Due date for Objectors response is now November 30, 2018, and Applicants final response is due January 31, 2019.|
|November 30, 2018||All Objectors filed responses.|
|January 31, 2019||Applicants filed a final response.|
|March 8, 2019||Department issued a Notice listing documents that the Department intended to offer and enter into the record under the provisions of Neb. Rev. Stat. § 84-914(3). Objectors and Applicants have until April 30, 2019, to review the documents and file objections to the Department’s action.|
|May 22, 2019||Order to Show Cause why application shouldn't be dismissed on its face. Hearing on Show Cause Order scheduled for June 28, 2019.|
|June 28, 2019||Hearing held. Applicants and Objectors have until August 30, 2019, to file briefs.|
|February 26, 2020||
Department issued an Order stating:
If the Department does not receive the foregoing within 120 days from the date of this Order, Application A-19594 will be dismissed.
|October 29, 2020||Department issued a Notice and Case Progression Order. Click to View Document.|
|April 2, 2021||
Department issued a Briefing Schedule and Notice of Hearing. Click to View Document.
|July 19, 2021||
A-19594 Hearing on the Platte to Republican Basin High Flow Diversion Project's (Applicant) Motion to Dismiss Objections and Requests for Hearing.
|December 12, 2022||
A-19594 Order on the Platte to Republican Basin High Flow Diversion Project's (Applicant) Motion to Dismiss Objections and Requests for Hearing. Click to View Order.
|January 23, 2023||Order granting Objectors' Joint Motion to Stay Case and Deadlines Pending Appeal. The case is hereby stayed for ninety (90) days pending a status conference. Click to View Order|
|August 29, 2023||Nebraska Supreme Court oral argument held.|