Public comments are being accepted by the Watershed Management Division for the issues listed below.
Comments must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the date in which comments are due.
Public Comment Notice
Vermont Water Quality Standards Rule
The deadline to comment on the proposed Vermont Water Quality Standards Rule is July 22, 2022. For more information, visit the Vermont Water Quality Standards webpage.
2022 State Priority Waters Lists, including Part A (303(d) List of Impaired Waters)
The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is making available for public comment the draft 2022 List of Priority Waters which includes the draft 303(d) List of Impaired Waters. The deadline for comment submittal has been extended from May 20, 2022 to June 3, 2022. Copies of the draft documents can be obtained by downloading from the Watershed Management Division website.
The draft 2022 303(d) List of Impaired Waters consists of the following:
The draft 2022 List of Priority Waters consists of the following:
- Part B - impaired waters which do not need a TMDL.
- Part D – impaired waters for which TMDLs have been completed and approved by EPA.
- Part E - waters altered by aquatic invasive species.
- Part F - waters altered by flow regulation.
Written comments can be addressed to:
VTDEC Watershed Management Division
ATTN: Tim Clear
One National Life Dr., Davis 3
Montpelier, VT 05620
or email as an attached Microsoft Word or Adobe .pdf document sent to Tim Clear (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Deadline for Comment Submittal||Basin or Study Subject||Documents|
|June 3, 2022||2022 State Priority Waters Lists, including Part A (303(d) List of Impaired Waters)|
Timely comments will be considered in the formulation of a final decision. Paper copies are available for a fee. During this notice period, a person may request a public informational meeting regarding any draft decision. Any meeting request must state the person’s interest and the reasons why a meeting is warranted. Such a meeting will be held if there is sufficient interest. Be certain your name and mailing address are included in the e-mail message.
Alternatively, you may submit comments via US Mail to:
Monitoring and Assessment Program
Watershed Management Division
1 National Life Drive, Davis 3
Montpelier, VT 05620-3522
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