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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 12-1191



Proposed Low Flow Protection Policy; Extension of Comment Period

[42 Pa.B. 3711]
[Saturday, June 23, 2012]

 At its regular meeting in Binghamton, NY on June 7, 2012, the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (Commission) extended the comment deadline for its proposed Low Flow Protection Policy (Policy) to July 16, 2012. The original comment deadline had been May 16, 2012. On March 15, 2012, the Commission's commissioners approved the release of the proposed Policy for public review and comment. The proposed Policy was developed over the past year—based on scientific advances in ecosystem flow protection—to improve low flow protection standards associated with approved water withdrawals. The Commission will use the final Policy and supporting technical guidance when reviewing withdrawal applications to establish limits and conditions on approvals consistent with the Commission's regulatory standards (18 CFR 806.23 (relating to standards for water withdrawals)).

 Comments may be mailed to John Balay, Susquehanna River Basin Commission, 1721 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102-2391 or electronically submitted through

 For further information contact John W. Balay, Manager, Planning and Operations, (717) 238-0423, Ext. 217, fax (717) 238-2436. Also, the proposed policy and background information on the policy are available at the Commission's web site

Authority: Pub. L. No. 91-575, 84 Stat. 1509 et seq., 18 CFR Parts 806—808.

Dated: June 7, 2012.

Executive Director

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-1191. Filed for public inspection June 22, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]

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