Public Hearing- Draft EPA Discharge Permit for NHF&G Powder MIll Fish Hatchery

Public Hearing

INFORMATION ABOUT THE DRAFT PERMIT:
The draft permit and explanatory fact sheet may be obtained at no cost at http://www.epa.gov/region1/npdes/draft_permits_listing_nh.html or by contacting:
Danielle Gaito
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Region 1
5 Post Office Square, Suite 100 (06-4)
Boston, MA 02109-3912
Telephone: (617) 918-1297
gaito.danielle@epa.gov
The administrative record containing all documents relating to this draft permit including all data submitted by the applicant may be inspected at the EPA Boston office mentioned above between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays.
PUBLIC HEARING:
The Regional Administrator has determined, pursuant to 40 C.F.R. § 124.12, that there is a significant degree of public interest in this draft permit and a public hearing should be held in New Durham, New Hampshire to consider this permit. Accordingly, a public hearing will be held on the following date and time:
DATE: Wednesday, February 5, 2020
(SNOW DATE: Thursday, February 6, 2020)
TIME: 7:00 PM
LOCATION: New Durham Elementary School
7 Old Bay Road
New Durham, NH 03855
The following is a summary of the procedures that will be followed at the public hearing:
• The Presiding Chairperson will have the authority to open and conclude the hearing and to maintain order.
• Any person appearing at such a hearing may submit oral and/or written statements and data concerning the draft permit.
PUBLIC COMMENT:
All persons, including applicants, who believe any condition of the draft permit is inappropriate, must raise all issues and submit all available arguments and all supporting material for their arguments in full by February 14, 2020, to the address or email address listed above. In reaching a final decision on the draft permit, the Regional Administrator will respond to all significant comments and make these responses available to the public.
FINAL PERMIT DECISION:
Following the close of the comment period, and after the public hearing, the Regional Administrator will issue a final permit decision and forward a copy of the final decision to the applicant and each person who has submitted written comments or requested notice.
THOMAS E. O’DONOVAN, P.E., DIRECTOR KEN MORAFF, DIRECTOR
WATER DIVISION WATER DIVISION
NEW HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES AGENCY - REGION I

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