ADEQ Seeks Comment on Proposed 2018 303(d) List
ADEQ will hold a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed 2018 list on Friday, August 17, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. The hearing will be held in the commission room at ADEQ Headquarters at 5301 Northshore Drive in North Little Rock. ADEQ’s Office of Water Quality staff will provide a brief presentation on the proposed 2018 list prior to the public hearing. Comments on the proposed list may be emailed to WaterbodyComments@adeq.state.ar.us. Once the comment period ends on Monday, September 10, 2018, ADEQ will compile all comments, create a responsive summary, make appropriate revisions, and then deliver a finalized 305(b) report to EPA.
The Draft 303(d) list and associated documents can be found here: https://www.adeq.state.ar.us/water/planning/integrated/303d/list.aspx
The federal Clean Water Act requires Arkansas to submit a report to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the quality of water in the state every two years. The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) released the proposed 2018 303(d) List, which is part of the report, today and seeks public comment on the proposed list through Monday, September 10, 2018. The proposed 2018 list is available at https://www.adeq.state.ar.us/water/planning/integrated/303d/list.aspx.