Deadline-Public Comments on Moratorium on CAFO's in the Buffalo River Watershed

September 03, 2019

SUBJECT: Petition to Initiate Rulemaking - Regulation No. 6

Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission - 

Background:

On July 17, 2019, the Division of Environmental Quality (DEQ) filed a Petition to Initiate Rulemaking to Amend Regulation No. 6: Regulations for Implementation of the NationalPollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES). The Petition has been designated as Docket No. 19-____-R.  The Commission met on July 26, 2019, to review the Petition and institute a rulemaking proceeding to consider adopting the proposed amendments to Regulation No. 6.

A Public hearing was conducted on August 23, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Commission Room of ADEQ headquarters, 5301 Northshore Dirve, North Little Rock, AR.

The period for receiving all written comments concludes ten (10) business days after the date of the public hearing, at 4:30 p.m. on September 3, 2019, unless an extension oftime is granted. Persons submitting written public comments shall submit them to DEQ. DEQ will deliver public comments to the Commission Secretary within ten (10) business days after the close of public comments.


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