ANNOUNCEMENT: Public Meeting to consider Adoption of Mercury Provisions

The State Water Board will hold a public meeting on May 2, 2017 to consider (1) adoption of the proposed Part 2 of the Water Quality Control Plan for Inland Surface Waters, Enclosed Bays, and Estuaries of California” Tribal and Subsistence Fishing Beneficial Uses and Mercury Provisions (referred to as the proposed Final Provisions) and (2) approval of the Final Staff Report, including the Substitute Environmental Documentation (SED). The proposed Final Provisions and Final Staff Report will be released to the public no later than April 22, 2017. The State Water Board will not provide a written comment period for the revisions made to the January 2017 Draft Provisions and Draft Staff Report that will be reflected in the proposed Final Provisions and Final Staff Report; therefore written comments will not be considered. Interested persons may provide oral comments at the public meeting.

The complete Notice, including time and location of the meeting, are available at this link.

More information on the Mercury Provisions is available at: http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/mercury/

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