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State Update Volume 47, Issue 21

New Jersey: Natural Disasters

The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments to N.J. Admin. Code §§. 7:7-4.23, 5.3, 6.33, and 6.34; 7:7A-5.28; and 7:13-7.64, 8.16,9.14, and 9.15, Coastal Zone Management Rules, Freshwater Wetlands Protection Act Rules, and Flood Hazard Area Control Act Rules. The proposal includes amendments related to shellfish aquaculture, filled water’s edge, dune walkovers and other beach and dune development, among other things. A public hearing will be held August 10, 2017. Written comments will be accepted until September 15, 2017.

Natural Disasters

Iowa: Quality

The Environmental Protection Commission proposes amendments to Iowa Code §§61 and 62, Effluent and Pretreatment Standards: Other Effluent Limitations or Prohibitions. The amendments would update the bacteria water quality criteria table. Public hearings will be held on September 5, 6, and 7, 2017. Written comments will be accepted until September 8, 2017. See https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/aco/arc/3202C.pdf.

Quality

Illinois: Quality

The Pollution Control Board proposes amendments to Ill. Admin. Code tit. 35 §611.100-.1060, Primary Drinking Water Standards. The proposed amendments would update regulations to be current with federal standards. Written comments will be accepted until September 4, 2017). See http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/index/register/register_vo... (p. 9171).

Quality

Florida: Water

The Department of Environmental Protection proposes to amend Fla. Admin. Code Ann. r. 62-621.205, Generic Permits. The amendment would implement new federal regulations that require the electronic reporting of information to EPA's NPDES data system. Written comments will be accepted until August 8, 2017. See https://www.flrules.org/Gateway/View_notice.asp?id=19198160

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California: Water

The Water Resources Control Board proposes amendments to Cal. Code Regs. tit. 22 §4, Environmental Health. The amendments would establish regulations governing the planned placement of recycled water into a surface water reservoir that is used as a source of domestic drinking water. Written comments will be accepted until September 12, 2017. A public hearing will be held September 7, 2017. See http://oal.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2017/07/29z-2017.pdf (p. 1074).

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