CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Division of Water and Waste Management (DWWM) is now accepting comments and will hold a virtual public meeting for draft Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for select streams in the Tug Fork River watershed. A TMDL is a plan of action required by the federal Clean Water Act to restore streams not meeting water quality standards.
WVDEP staff will host a virtual meeting to present an outline of the TMDL development process and answer questions on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 6 p.m. This meeting is open to the public and can be accessed using the information below:
Tug Fork TMDL Public Meeting
Or dial: (US) +1 984-219-3665 PIN: 294 919 609#
Comments must be submitted no later than Monday, January 31, 2023 and should be emailed or mailed to:
ATTN: Draft Tug Fork River TMDL Comments
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
601 57th St. S.E.
Charleston, WV 25304
After consideration of public comments, the WVDEP will make appropriate revisions and submit final draft TMDLs to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for approval.