Friday, January 15, 2016

New York State Draft Section 303(d) List Announced for Public Comment

New York State DEC has announced that the draft 2016 New York State Section 303(d) List of Impaired/TMDL Waters (303(d) List) is available for public comment. The Division of Water will accept comments until close of business March 4, 2016.

How do I comment on the Section 303(d) List?

The 303(d) List identifies those waters of the state that do not meet water quality standards and/or do not support appropriate uses and so require development of a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) or other restoration strategy. The NYSDEC has posted the draft 2016 Section 303(d) List and the Assessment and Listing Methodologies used to develop the 303(d) List.

Instructions for submitting comments are in the January 13 Environmental Notice Bulletin.

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Source: NYS DEC Making Waves

 

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