DEP sets public hearings for 2011 proposed rules


The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled public hearings for its 2011 proposed legislative rules. All hearings will take place at the DEP’s Charleston headquarters and begin at 6 p.m.


Hearings are scheduled for rules in the Division of Air Quality on July 12; in the Division of Mining and Reclamation on July 13; in the Division of Water and Waste Management on July 15 and July 19; and in the Secretary’s Office on July 15.


Oral and written comments will be limited to the proposed revisions and will be made a part of the rulemaking record. Copies of the rules are available from the Secretary of State’s office or from the DEP at: You may also obtain printed copies of the information by calling 304-926-0499, ext. 1338.


Written comments may be submitted to: West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Public Information Office, 601 57th St., S.E., Charleston, WV. 25304. Comments may also be e-mailed to:


Kathy Cosco
304-926-0499, ext. 1331