Stream Redesignation Evaluation of Beaverdam, Killbuck and Wyerough Runs; Water Quality Standards Review
[44 Pa.B. 6149]
[Saturday, September 27, 2014]
Under 25 Pa. Code § 93.4d (relating to processing of petitions, evaluations and assessments to change a designated use), the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) gives notice that an evaluation will be conducted on the stream section listed to determine the proper aquatic life use designation in this Commonwealth's Water Quality Standards.
Stream Name County Tributary To Beaverdam Run—source
to Glendale Lake
Cambria Clearfield Creek Killbuck Run Cambria Beaverdam Run Wyerough Run Cambria Beaverdam Run
This assessment is being conducted in response to a rulemaking petition submitted to the Environmental Quality Board (Board) by the Clearfield Creek Watershed Association. The Beaverdam, Killbuck and Wyerough Run basins are currently designated Coldwater Fishes, as identified in 25 Pa. Code § 93.9w (relating to Drainage List W). The petitioner is requesting the three basins be redesignated to Exceptional Value. The Board accepted the rulemaking petition for study under 25 Pa. Code Chapter 23 (relating to Environmental Quality Board policy for processing petitions—statement of policy) on May 21, 2014.
The petition is available to the public by contacting the Environmental Quality Board, P. O. Box 8477, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8477, (717) 787-4526 and is also accessible on the Department's web site at www.dep.state.pa.us (DEP Keyword: EQB; click ''EQB Meeting Schedule 2014''; see entries under the ''Meeting Agenda/Minutes/Hand- outs'' heading).
Persons who have technical data concerning the water quality, instream habitat or biological condition of this stream section are encouraged to make it available to the Department for consideration in the assessment. This assessment may lead to a recommendation to the Board for redesignation.
Data should be submitted to Mark Brickner, Division of Water Quality Standards, Bureau of Point and Non- Point Source Management, P. O. Box 8774, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8774, firstname.lastname@example.org. Data should be submitted by October 27, 2014. Questions concerning this evaluation can be directed to Mark Brickner at the previous contact information or (717) 787-9637.
Persons in need of accommodations as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 should contact Mark Brickner directly at (717) 787-9637 or through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TDD) to discuss how the Department may accommodate their needs.
E. CHRISTOPHER ABRUZZO,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-2009. Filed for public inspection September 26, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]
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