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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 05-368


Stream Redesignation Evaluation; Water Quality Standards Review

[35 Pa.B. 1477]

   Under 25 Pa. Code § 93.4d (relating to processing of petitions, evaluations and assessments to change a designated use), the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) gives notice that an evaluation will be conducted on the following stream section to determine the proper aquatic life use designation in the Commonwealth's Water Quality Standards.

Stream Name County Tributary To
Fishing Creek--
Lancaster Susquehanna River

   Persons who have technical data concerning the water quality, instream habitat or biological condition of this stream are encouraged to make it available to the Department for consideration in the assessment. This assessment may lead to a recommendation to the Environmental Quality Board (Board) for redesignation.

   Data should be submitted to Tony Shaw, Division of Water Quality Assessment and Standards, Bureau of Water Supply and Wastewater Management, P. O. Box 8467, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8467, Data should be submitted by March 28, 2005. Questions concerning this evaluation should be directed to Tony Shaw at (717) 787-9637.

   This assessment is being conducted in response to a rulemaking petition submitted to the Board by Patrick McClure. Fishing Creek is currently designated High-Quality-Cold Water Fishes. The petitioners are requesting redesignation to Exceptional Value Waters.

   Persons in need of accommodations as provided for in the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 should contact Tony Shaw at (717) 787-9637 or through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TDD) to discuss how the Department may accommodate their needs.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 05-368. Filed for public inspection February 25, 2005, 9:00 a.m.]

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