As a follow-up to yesterday’s email regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s assessment of impacted water bodies in Louisiana under the Clean Water Act, please find below and attached the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality’s recent news release on a draft prioritization framework for Clean Water Act restoration and protection activities in the state. Public comments are being accepted through May 1, 2015.
News release: http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/portals/0/news/pdf/NewVisionCleanWaterAct.pdf.
Further information and instructions for submitting feedback: http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/DIVISIONS/WaterPermits/CWA303dVisionProgram.aspx.
Matthew Reonas, Ph.D.
Education, Outreach, and Research
Louisiana Office of Conservation
Phone: (225) 342-1496
Fax: (225) 242-3608