Friday, November 13, 2015

DEP Finalizes New Statewide Nonpoint Source Pollution Management Plan

The Department of Environmental Protection published notice in the November 14 PA Bulletin it has finalized its statewide Nonpoint Source Management Plan.
The Plan is required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to describe how the Commonwealth plans to address nonpoint source pollution and milestones to demonstrate progress in reducing nonpoint source pollution.
Nonpoint source pollution comes from agricultural and stormwater runoff, resource extractions and industrial activities.
Click Here to download the comment/response document.  Click Here to download the final Management Plan.  [Note: Website links in the Plan are to the old DEP website, not the new design so it may take some time to find the references mentioned in the Plan.]
For more information, including annual progress reports, visit DEP’s Nonpoint Source webpage.

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