Acceptance of Rulemaking Petition for Study

[46 Pa.B. 6868]
[Saturday, October 29, 2016]

 On October 18, 2016, the Environmental Quality Board 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 the Darby Creek Valley Association, Inc., requests the amendment of 25 Pa. Code § 93.9g (relating to Drainage List G) to redesignate an unnamed tributary to Whetstone Run in Delaware County from Warm Water Fishery/Migratory Fishery waters to High Quality/Migratory Fishery waters.

 Under 25 Pa. Code § 93.4d(a) (relating to processing of 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 this rulemaking petition 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 (select ''Public Participation,'' then ''Environmental Quality Board (EQB),'' then ''2016 Meetings''; under ''Meeting Agendas/Minutes/Handouts,'' see ''October 18, 2016'').

Acting Chairperson

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-1862. Filed for public inspection October 28, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]

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