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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 09-1171



Acceptance of Rulemaking Petitions for Study

[39 Pa.B. 3246]
[Saturday, June 27, 2009]

   On June 16, 2009, the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) accepted a rulemaking petition for study under 25 Pa. Code Chapter 23 (relating to Environmental Quality Board policy for processing petitions--statement of policy). The petition, submitted by Grace Hatton of Hawley, PA requests the redesignation of Shohola Creek within State Game Lands 180 in Pike County from High Quality--Cold Water Fishes (HQ-CWF) to Exceptional Value (EV). Under 25 Pa. Code § 93.4d(a) (relating to processing petitions, evaluations and assessments to change a designated use), the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) is required to publish a notice of intent to assess candidate waters. The Department's assessment notice for Shohola Creek will appear in a future issue of the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

   The previously-referenced petition is available to the public by contacting the Environmental Quality Board, P. O. Box 8477, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8477, (717) 787-4526, and is accessible on the Department's web site at (DEP Keywords: ''EQB'' (''EQB Meeting/Agendas/Handouts/Minutes; June 16, 2009'')).


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-1171. Filed for public inspection June 26, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]

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