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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 20-1527



Telephonic Public Hearing

[50 Pa.B. 6114]
[Saturday, October 31, 2020]

 The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (Commission) will hold a telephonic public hearing on November 5, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. Due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and the relevant orders in place in the Commission's member jurisdictions, the Commission will hold this hearing telephonically. The conference call number is (888) 387-8686. The conference room code number is 9179686050. The telephonic public hearing will end at 5 p.m. or at the conclusion of public testimony, whichever is sooner. Notice of this telephonic public hearing was published in the Federal Register on October 7, 2020. In addition to the items listed in that October 7, 2020, notice, the Commission wishes to supplement that notice to include additional items. The Commission will also hear testimony on a proposed Use of Lesser Quality Waters Policy as well as proposals to amend its Regulatory Program Fee Schedule. At this telephonic public hearing, the Commission will hear testimony on the projects listed in the October 7, 2020, notice and the proposals in the Supplementary Information section of this notice. The projects and proposals are intended to be scheduled for Commission action at its next business meeting, tentatively scheduled for December 11, 2020, which will be noticed separately. The public should take note that this telephonic public hearing will be the only opportunity to offer oral comment to the Commission for the listed proposals. The deadline for the submission of written comments is November 18, 2020.

 For further information contact Jason Oyler, General Counsel and Secretary, (717) 238-0423, fax (717) 238-2436.

 Information concerning the proposals discussed in this notice can be found at the Commission's web site at Additional supporting documents are available to inspect and copy in accordance with the Commission's Access to Records Policy at

Supplementary Information

 The Commission is proposing a new Use of Lesser Quality Waters Policy that would replace its current policy. The Commission is also proposing changes to its Regulatory Program Fee Schedule, which it typically does on an annual basis. This notice supplements the October 7, 2020, notice of telephonic public hearing and the projects listed in that notice remain a part of the telephonic public hearing.

Opportunity to Appear and Comment:

 Interested parties may call into the hearing to offer comments to the Commission on any business previously listed required to be subject of a public hearing. Given the telephonic nature of the meeting, the Commission strongly encourages those members of the public wishing to provide oral comments to pre-register with the Commission by e-mailing Jason Oyler at prior to the hearing date. The presiding officer reserves the right to limit oral statements in the interest of time and to otherwise control the course of the hearing. Access to the hearing by means of telephone will begin at 2:15 p.m. Guidelines for the public hearing are posted on the Commission's web site,, prior to the hearing for review. The presiding officer reserves the right to modify or supplement the guidelines at the hearing. Written comments on any business previously listed required to be subject of a public hearing may also be mailed to Jason Oyler, Secretary to the Commission, Susquehanna River Basin Commission, 4423 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110-1788, or submitted electronically through Comments mailed or electronically submitted must be received by the Commission on or before November 18, 2020, to be considered.

Authority: Pub.L. No. 91-575, 84 Stat. 1509 et seq., 18 CFR Parts 806—808

Dated: October 15, 2020

Executive Director

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 20-1527. Filed for public inspection October 30, 2020, 9:00 a.m.]

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