6PM Tonight at Albany State University, you can advise GA EPD about a bill that affects the Flint River and could easily affect WWALS rivers in the future.
Advised by Flint Riverkeeper and Niall Herring, and found online at Nochaway Ag Update, EPD Flint River Drought Protection Act Stakeholder Meeting,
EPD Stakeholder Meeting
Watershed Protection Branch
Discussion of Possible Rule Changes
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Watershed Protection Branch will hold a stakeholder meeting to discuss possible changes in the Flint River Drought Protection Act Rule. The meeting will be held on July 24, 2014 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the following location:
Albany State University
ACAD Building Auditorium
Corner of Radium Springs and Joseph Holley Circle, Albany, GA 31705
The purpose of this meeting is to inform and solicit input from the public and impacted organizations regarding possible revisions to Department of Natural Resources Rule 391-3-28, the Flint River Drought Protection Act Rule, as directed by Senate Bill 213.
EPD’s goals are to ensure that stakeholders have an opportunity to understand the process of rule revisions and provide input on the rule changes that are under consideration. The meeting will include time for stakeholder comments and EPD response to questions. Growers and Landowners are invited to attend.
More information and related handouts are available at this site:
EPD is accepting feedback from stakeholders on these issues through July 31, 2014.
Mail: James A. Capp, Chief, Watershed Protection Branch, EPD
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Suite 1152 East
Atlanta, GA 30334
RE: Flint River Drought Protection Rule – Stakeholder Meeting
Subject: Flint River Drought Protection Rule – Stakeholder Meeting
Please contact your local Extension Agent for more info.