DEP extends comment period for 303(d) List of impaired streams


The public comment period for the state Department of Environmental Protection’s 2010 draft 303 (d) List of impaired West Virginia waters has been extended until May 19, 2010.

The DEP released the 303 (d) List for comment on March 15, 2010. In response to public request, the deadline for submission of comments has been extended an extra month from its original April 19, 2010 deadline. The extension allows an additional 30 days for concerned parties to review and make comments concerning the waters on the list.

Individuals may view the list on the DEP’s Web site here. Written and e-mail comments are both acceptable.  E-mails may be sent to  Written comments can be sent to: West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water and Waste Management, 2010 303(d) List – Attn: Steve Young, 601 57th St., S.E., Charleston, WV 25304.

For more information about the 2010 draft 303(d) List, contact Steve Young at (304) 926-0495.


Kathy Cosco