Critical public meeting in Louisville between EPA and Kentucky Division of Water on November 15

EPA Region 4 and Kentucky Division of Water will host a meeting on November 15th to further engage the public in projects in the Floyds Fork watershed. This meeting is a follow-up to the meeting held August 30th, but will contain new information about the projects. To begin the meeting, the Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) will provide an overview of watershed basics, the TMDL process and present the plan for a stakeholder engagement process that will build upon the TMDL development efforts. DOW will also introduce the proposed water-quality targets for nutrients and describe the methodology used to develop the targets.

What: Public Meeting to Discuss the Development of a Total Maximum Daily Load and Other Projects in the Floyds Fork Watershed

When: November 15, 2011 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Where: Eastern High School

12400 Old Shelbyville Road

Louisville, KY

EPA Region 4 will present the watershed (runoff) model for stakeholder comment and review. EPA will be looking for public participation in reviewing the model at this developmental step as well as reviewing and commenting on the data used for the model. Members of the public who wish to obtain additional information regarding this public meeting may contact the U.S. EPA Region 4, via e-mail at floydsfork@epa.gov.

Additional information about this meeting can be found on the EPA Region 4 website at http://www.epa.gov/region4/water/tmdl. For any inquiry regarding EPA’s approach to developing the Floyds Fork TMDL, contact Tim Wool, EPA Region 4, at wool.tim@epa.gov or 404-562-9260. For any inquiries about the DOW projects, email FloydsFork@ky.govor call Brooke Shireman at 502-564-3410

Categories: Energy & Environment

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