Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration
Water Quality Evaluation and TMDL Program
601 South Lake Destiny Road
RULE NO.: RULE TITLE: 62-304.505 Middle St. Johns Basin TMDLs The Department of Environmental Protection announces a workshop to which all persons are invited. DATE AND TIME: May 6, 2019, 2:30 p.m. PLACE: St. Johns River Water Management District Maitland Office, 601 South Lake Destiny Road, Suite #200, Maitland, Florida 32751. GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To receive public comments on draft nutrient total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) for impaired waters in the Middle St. Johns Basin, to be adopted in Rule 62-304.505, F.A.C. The draft TMDLs to be presented at the public workshop are for Bethel Lake (2953), Lake Gem (2997V), and Lake Orlando (3004K). 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 May 16, 2019. Written comments should be directed to: Erin Rasnake, Program Administrator, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, MS 3555, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400, Erin.Rasnake@dep.state.fl.us. 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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