Friday, January 8, 2021

DEP Extends Comment Period On Stream Evaluation Reports In Carbon, Delaware Counties

The Department of Environmental Protection published
notice in the January 9 PA Bulletin it is extending the comment period until February 12 on stream evaluation reports for streams in Carbon and Delaware counties.

The streams include--

-- Carbon County: Middle Lehigh River Tributaries: The evaluation was conducted as part of routine aquatic life use assessments by Department staff. The evaluation includes the Bear Creek, the Nesquehoning Creek and the Mahoning Creek basins

-- Delaware County: Beaver Creek, tributary to Brandywine Creek: evaluation was conducted in response to a petition submitted to the Environmental Quality Board by the Beaver Valley Conservancy.

The reports are posted on DEP’s eComment webpage.  Public comments are now due February 12. 

Read the entire PA Bulletin notice for more information. Questions should be directed to Mark Brickner or 717-787-9637.

[Posted: January 8, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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