Friday, December 31, 2021

DEP Invites Public To Submit Data For Stream Evaluations In Berks, Clearfield Counties

The Department of Environmental Protection is inviting the public to submit water quality data as part of stream evaluations for Angelica Creek in Berks County and Saltlick Run in Clearfield County. 
(formal notice)

The Angelica Creek evaluation is being conducted in response to a rulemaking petition submitted to the Environmental Quality Board (Board) by the Delaware Riverkeeper Network and the Angelica Creek Watershed Association.

The Saltlick Run evaluation is being conducted in response to a rulemaking petition submitted to the Board by RES Coal, LLC. 

Click Here for copies of the rulemaking petitions.

Persons who have technical data concerning the water quality, instream habitat or biological condition of these stream sections are encouraged to make it available to the Department for consideration in these evaluations. 

These evaluations may lead to recommendations to the Board for redesignation.

Interested persons may submit data through Monday, January 31, 2022. Persons are encouraged to submit data using the Department's online eComment tool or by email to  

Data and questions may also be submitted to or Mark Brickner, Water Quality Division, Bureau of Clean Water, P.O. Box 8774, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8774.

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[Posted: December 31, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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