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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 18-1798



Stream Evaluation of Bear Creek (Carbon County) and Tributaries to Nesquehoning Creek and Mahoning Creek (Carbon County); Water Quality Standards Review

[48 Pa.B. 7265]
[Saturday, November 17, 2018]

 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 stream sections listed to determine the proper aquatic life use designation in this Commonwealth's Water Quality Standards.

Stream Name County Tributary to
Bear Creek (04123) Carbon Lehigh River
Jeans Run (04101) Carbon Nesquehoning Creek
Broad Run (04111) Carbon Nesquehoning Creek
Dennison Run (04113) Carbon Nesquehoning Creek
Bear Creek (04115) Carbon Nesquehoning Creek
Grassy Meadow Run (04117) Carbon Nesquehoning Creek
Stewart Creek (04040) Carbon Mahoning Creek
Unnamed Tributary (UNT) to Mahoning Creek (04055) Carbon Mahoning Creek
UNT to Mahoning Creek (04060) Carbon Mahoning Creek

 Persons who have technical data concerning the water quality, instream habitat or biological condition of these stream sections are encouraged to make it available to the Department for consideration in the evaluation. These evaluations may lead to recommendations to the Environmental Quality Board for redesignation.

 Data should be submitted to Mark Brickner, Division of Water Quality, Bureau of Clean Water, P.O. Box 8774, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8774, or Data should be submitted by December 17, 2018. Any data submitted must include the originator's name and address.

 For further information, contact Mark Brickner at or (717) 787-9637. Persons with a disability may use the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TDD users) or (800) 654-5988 (voice users).


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 18-1798. Filed for public inspection November 16, 2018, 9:00 a.m.]

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