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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 19-758



Pennsylvania's Draft Phase 3 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan

[49 Pa.B. 2577]
[Saturday, May 18, 2019]

 On April 12, 2019, the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) opened for public comment the draft Phase 3 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP). The Phase 3 WIP specifies the steps the Commonwealth will take through 2025 to meet local water pollution reduction goals in the Chesapeake Bay watershed as required by the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load. By this notice, the Department is providing clarification that the public comment period includes supporting documentation for the draft WIP, including:

 • The Progress and Tracking Template

 • The Department of Defense Plan

 • The BMP Verification Program Plan

 • The documents relative to the County Planning Process, to include:

 o Narrative Template

 o Community Clean Water Guide

 o Technical Toolbox

 o Planning and Progress Template

 o Programmatic Recommendations Template

 Supporting documents can be found on the Department's web site at The final Countywide Action Plans for Lancaster, York, Adams and Franklin Counties can also be found on this web site for informational purposes only. Questions regarding the draft Phase 3 WIP can be e-mailed to

 The Department reminds interested persons that comments will be accepted through Friday, June 7, 2019. Comments submitted by facsimile will not be accepted. Comments, including comments submitted by e-mail, must include the originator's name and address. Commentators are encouraged to submit comments using the Department's eComment tool at or by e-mail to Written comments can be mailed to the Department of Environmental Protection, Policy Office, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P.O. Box 2063, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2063.

 Persons in need of accommodations as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 should contact Brian Chalfant at (717) 783-8073 or through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TTD users) or (800) 654-5988 (voice users) to discuss how the Department may accommodate their needs.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-758. Filed for public inspection May 17, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]

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