Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration
Water Quality Standards
As required by the Federal Clean Water Act, the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) is conducting the Triennial Review of state surface water quality standards. All surface water quality standards in Chapter 62-4, Chapter 62-302, and Chapter 62-303, F.A.C., are under review and may be revised as part of the Triennial Review. This public workshop represents a continuation of the Triennial Review rulemaking effort that was first initiated by the publication of a Notice of Rule Development in the FAR on March 29, 2019. The Department will consider amendments to all surface water quality standards, including those within Chapters 62-302, 62-4 and 62-303, F.A.C. A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW: DATE AND TIME: May 5, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. PLACE: Webinar Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3370609383749726731 The department is requesting that all comments be received by May 19, 2021. Written comments should be submitted by email to Avril.Wood-McGrath@FloridaDEP.gov or by mail to: Florida Department of Environmental Protection Attn: Avril Wood-McGrath Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration 2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 6511 Tallahassee, FL, 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 Kaitlyn Sutton at 850-245-8819. If you have a hearing or speech impairment, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (Voice). Please contact Kaitlyn Sutton (firstname.lastname@example.org; 850-245-8819) if you have any questions about the workshop or need additional information about the Triennial Review.
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