DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
RULE NO.: RULE TITLE:
62-304.715 Lake Worth Lagoon Basin TMDLs
The Department of Environmental Protection announces a workshop to which all persons are invited.
DATE AND TIME: January 22, 2020, 11:00 a.m.
PLACE: Lantana Road Branch Library, 4020 Lantana Road, Lake Worth, FL 33462
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To receive public comments on draft nutrient total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) for impaired waters in the Lake Worth Lagoon Basin, to be adopted in Rule 62-304.715, F.A.C. The draft TMDLs to be presented at the public workshop are for Pine Lake (3245C4) and Lake Osborne (3256A). 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 February 5th, 2020. Written comments should be directed to: Ansel Bubel, Environmental Administrator, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, MS 3555, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400, Ansel.Bubel@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) 245-8556.
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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