Friday, December 16, 2011

PA DEP Releases New Draft of Chesapeake Watershed Implementation Plan

On December 16, 2011, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection issued its Draft Phase 2 Chesapeake Watershed Implementation Plan. According to the DEP press release, the Plan was developed to “meet EPA’s August 1, 2011 revised nutrient and sediment allocations for the TMDL (total maximum daily load).” DEP will now be accepting comments on the Plan through January 30, 2012.

Written by Andy Schwabenbauer, Research Fellow
December 19, 2011