Public comment period ends March 6, 2012
The federal Clean Water Act (CWA) requires the District of Columbia to assess the city’s waters and publish an Integrated Report (Sections 305(b) and 303(d) of the federal CWA) biennially on the status of all waterbodies in the District. Waterbodies listed as impaired may require the development of total maximum daily loads.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s guidance on the preparation of the Integrated Report encourages a public comment period. The Water Quality Division is soliciting comments from stakeholders. The draft document can be viewed below, and is available for at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 901 G St., NW, Washington, D.C. 20001, during normal business hours..
For consideration the comments must be received by March 6, 2012.
Comments received will be considered in the preparation of the final District of Columbia 2012 Integrated Report. Please submit comments to the following address:
DDOE Water Quality Division
5th Floor, ATTN: 2012 Integrated Report
1200 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
For questions concerning the contents of the draft document please contact, Lucretia Brown at [email protected].