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Public Meeting For Development Of Tmdls For Lake Persimmon (wbid 1938e)

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 07, 2018 - 10:00am EDT
Division: 
Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration
Program Area: 
Water Quality Evaluation and TMDL Program
Public Notice
Public Notice: 
Yes
County: 
Highlands
Location: 
505 S. Commerce Ave
Sebring, FL 33870
Type: 
Meeting
Details: 

The Department of Environmental Protection announces a workshop to which all persons are invited. DATE AND TIME: June 7, 2018, 10:00 a.m. PLACE: Highlands County Engineering Department, 505 S. Commerce Ave, Sebring, Florida 33870 GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To receive public comments on draft nutrient total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) for impaired waters in the Kissimmee River Basin, to be adopted in Rule 62-304.515, F.A.C. The draft TMDLs to be presented at the public workshop are for Lake Persimmon (WBID 1938E). These nutrient TMDLs, if adopted, will constitute site-specific numeric interpretations of the narrative nutrient criterion set forth in paragraph 62-302.530(48)(b), F.A.C., that would replace the otherwise applicable numeric nutrient criteria in subsection 62-302.531(2) for these particular waters. The Department will accept written comments on the draft TMDLs, as well as the establishment of these nutrient TMDLs as site specific interpretations of the narrative nutrient criterion, through June 14, 2018. Written comments should be directed to Erin Rasnake, Program Administrator, Watershed Evaluation and TMDL Section, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Mail Station 3555, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400, Erin.Rasnake@floridadep.gov . A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Ms. Shamyah Gibson, Department of Environmental Protection, MS 3555, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400, (850)245-8449. 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: Ms. Shamyah Gibson, (850)245-8449. 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).

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Vanhoudt, Lisa
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May 7, 2018 - 9:25am

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