Upcoming MassDEP Meeting Relative to WMA Registration Conditioning

Water Suppliers are requested to attend this meeting or submit written comments to MassDEP prior to September 12. This notice was provide from Doug Fine at MassDEP:
I am writing to invite you to participate in a public meeting that will be held by MassDEP on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and solicit comment on a petition titled: “For the promulgation of Revised and Amended Regulations that impose Conservation Conditions on all Registrants to satisfy the purposes of the Massachusetts Water Management Act, the Water Conservation Standards (June 2012, as amended), and the Public Trust Doctrine.” The petition was submitted to MassDEP in March 2017 by the Massachusetts Rivers Alliance pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, § 4. MassDEP intends to act in accordance with the relevant provisions of 310 CMR 2.00 et seq., which require MassDEP to hold a meeting and respond to the petitioners. The petition, and information about the meeting, is available at: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/water/watersheds/petition-amend-wma-regulations.html.
At the meeting, MassDEP will provide an overview of the Water Management Act (WMA) program, including an update on the status of WMA registrations and permits. The main purpose of the meeting will be to allow for an opportunity for the public to comment on the petition.
The meeting will be held at 100 Cambridge Street, 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms B, C and D, Boston, MA 02114, at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Directions are available at http://www.mass.gov/eea/contact-eea.html.

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