Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration
Water Quality Assessment Program
Monroe County Government Center
2nd Floor, BOCC Room
Subject: The Department’s Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration (DEAR) is holding a public meeting to discuss DEAR’s water quality assessment efforts. This public meeting is being held to discuss the 2017 update to the Florida Keys Reasonable Assurance Document (FKRAD), proposed monitoring strategy in support of the FKRAD, and status of the 2017 Group 5 Florida Keys Basin assessment. The FKRAD was developed to establish water quality targets and restoration activities to address nutrient impairments in the near shore waters. Any comments and/or questions on the FKRAD should be directed to Julie Espy, Water Quality Assessment Program, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 2600 Blair Stone Rd, MS 3560, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-2400, or by email at Julie Espy@dep.state.fl.us. Date/Time: November 17, 2017 1:00 p.m. Location: Monroe County Government Center, 2nd Floor, BOCC Room, 2798 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida
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