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Proposed Amendments to 6 NYCRR Part 830 Lake Champlain Drainage Basin

Proposed Amendments to 6 NYCRR Part 830 Lake Champlain Drainage Basin

The proposed rulemaking will amend Part 830 of Title 6 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules, and Regulations of the State of New York (6 NYCRR) to upgrade the classifications of certain surface waters in the Lake Champlain drainage basin. These reclassifications are necessary in order to meet federal Clean Water Act goals for water quality.

Public Comment

The public comment period commences on September 7, 2016. Written statements may be submitted to NYSDEC, 625 Broadway, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-3500, ATTN: Michelle Tompkins or by email to Part.830Reclass@dec.ny.gov. Written statements must be submitted to the Department by 5 PM on November 7, 2016.

Public Information Meetings

The Department held two public information meetings on October 13, 2016 at the Town of Plattsburgh, Town Office Meeting Room. The Department presented an overview of the proposed rulemaking at both meetings. These were information meetings only, and no public comments were accepted at these meetings. A copy of the presentation given at these meetings is available: October 13 Part 830 Public Meeting Presentation Slides (PDF) (280 KB).

Public Hearing

Date: November 2, 2016
Time: 11 AM
Location: Town of Plattsburgh, Town Office Meeting Room, 151 Banker Road, Plattsburgh, NY 12901

The purpose of the public hearing is to accept oral and written comments on the proposed rulemaking.

Additional information

Further information and Use Attainability Analyses and petitions are available upon request by contacting:

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway, 4th Floor
Albany, NY 12233-3500, ATTN: Michelle Tompkins

Phone: (518) 402-8233
Email: Part.830Reclass@dec.ny.gov


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