Friday, July 26, 2019

Susquehanna River Basin Commission Public Hearing August 1 On Water Project Applications

The Susquehanna River Basin Commission will receive public comment at a hearing on August 1 in Harrisburg on applications for several water withdrawals, consumptive uses and a diversion project.
The SRBC Commissioners are scheduled to vote on these and other action items at their next business meeting on September 6 in Big Flats, New York.
The hearing will be held at the Susquehanna River Basin Commission office, 4423 North Front Street in Harrisburg.  It will begin at 2:30 p.m. and end at 5 p.m. or when public testimony concludes, whichever comes first. 
Access to the hearing room will begin at 2:00 p.m. and Commission staff will be available for questions prior to the commencement of the hearing.
Members of the public who are planning to present oral testimony at the public hearing are encouraged to notify SRBC prior to the hearing of their intent and to indicate the subject of their comment. 
The notices are to be directed to Jason E. Oyler, General Counsel and Secretary to the Commission, Susquehanna River Basin Commission, 4423 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Telephone:  717-238-0423, ext. 1312, Fax: 717-238-2436.
The list of 17 project applications and options for submitting comments electronically are all available on SRBC’s Meetings & Events webpage. 
SRBC will accept written comments until August 12, 2019; comments may be submitted electronically through SRBC’s Meetings & Events webpage or mailed or faxed to Mr. Oyler.
SRBC’s guidelines for public hearings include (see full set on the website):
-- Anyone wishing to attend the hearing will be asked to sign-in and show photo identification.
-- Signage, posters, banners or other display media will be permitted only in designated areas.
-- The press is permitted to set up and use video and recording devices in a designated area. The public is permitted to use small, hand-held devices that remain in their possession and are used in a non-disruptive manner.
For more information, visit SRBC’s Meetings & Events webpage.
For more information on programs, training opportunities and upcoming events, visit the Susquehanna River Basin Commission website.  Click Here to sign up for SRBC’s newsletter.   Follow SRBC on Twitter, visit them on YouTube.
(Photo: Susquehanna River, Chickies Point, Lancaster County.)

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