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Public meeting Mar. 6th on Peace River TMDLS

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Information about the draft Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) documents for the water bodies listed below will be presented. These will be nutrient TMDLs that will constitute site-specific numeric interpretations of the narrative nutrient criterion set forth in paragraph 62-302.530(90)(b) of the Florida Administrative Code.

  • Lake Rochelle - WBID 1488B
  • Lake Haines - WBID 1488C
  • Lake Alfred - WBID 1488D
  • Lake Conine - WBID 1488U
  • Crystal Lake - WBID 1497A
  • Lake Ariana - WBID 1501B
  • Lake Marianna - WBID 1521L
  • Lake Blue - WBID 1521Q
  • Eagle Lake - WBID 1623M

The department will accept written comments on the draft TMDLs, as well as the establishment of these nutrient TMDLs as site-specific interpretations of the narrative nutrient criterion, through March 14, 2018. Written comments should be directed to: Erin Rasnake, Program Administrator, Water Quality Evaluation and TMDL Program, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Mail Station #3555, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400 via post or email: Erin.Rasnake@dep.state.fl.us

For more information about TMDLs, visit this page on the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's website.