Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration
Water Quality Evaluation and TMDL Program
1200 South W.C. Owen Avenue B
Clewiston, Fl, FL33440
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION RULE NO.: RULE TITLE: 62-304.800 Caloosahatchee River Basin TMDLs The Department of Environmental Protection announces a workshop to which all persons are invited. DATE AND TIME: December 17, 2018, 3:00 p.m. PLACE: City of Clewiston's John Boy Auditorium, Beardsley Room, 1200 South W.C. Owen Avenue B, Clewiston, Florida GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To receive public comments on draft dissolved oxygen total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) for impaired waters in the Caloosahatchee River Basin, to be adopted in Rule 62-304.800, F.A.C. The draft TMDLs to be presented at the public workshop are for Townsend Canal (WBID 3235L), Long Hammock Creek (WBID 3237B), Lake Hicpochee (WBID 3237C), C-19 Canal (WBID 3237E), and S-4 Basin (WBID 3246). The draft TMDL document for these impaired waters is available on the Department's TMDL website: https://floridadep.gov/dear/water-quality-evaluation-tmdl/content/draft-... , and will be provided upon request to interested parties by mail or via email distribution. The Department will accept written comments on the draft TMDLs through January 4, 2019. 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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