Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration
Water Quality Evaluation and TMDL Program
2600 Blair Stone Road
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To: Kissimmee River Basin Stakeholders
From: Erin Rasnake, Program Administrator
The Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration will present Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) rules, and their allocations, for certain waters impaired for nutrients in the Kissimmee River Basin (62-304.515), specifically, nutrient TMDLs for Lake Persimmon which will constitute site specific numeric interpretations of the narrative nutrient criterion set forth in paragraph 62-302.530(48)(b), F.A.C., that will supersede the otherwise applicable numeric nutrient criteria in subsection 62-302.531(2), F.A.C., for these surface water segments.
A public hearing is scheduled as follows:
DATE AND TIME: September 28th, 2018, 2:00 p.m. EST
PLACE: Bob Martinez Center 2600 Blair Stone Road Conference Room 609, Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting Shamyah Gibson, (850)245-8556. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
The person to be contacted regarding the proposed rules is: Erin Rasnake, at 2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3555, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2400, email: Erin.Rasnake@dep.state.fl.us , phone (850)245-8338 or on the Department's TMDL website: https://floridadep.gov/DEAR/Water-Quality-Evaluation-TMDL
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