Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing

The Department of Environmental Protection announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited.
DATE AND TIME: November 13, 2012, 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: 3900 Commonwealth Blvd, Douglas Building, Conference Room A, Tallahassee, FL
GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: “The Department will request approval for adoption on its proposed revisions to Chapter 62-302 (Surface Water Quality Standards), which establish numeric nutrient criteria for total nitrogen, total phosphorus, and chlorophyll a for the following Panhandle estuaries: Perdido Bay, Pensacola Bay (including Escambia Bay), Choctawhatchee Bay, St. Andrew Bay, St. Joseph Bay, and Apalachicola Bay. The Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration will also provide a briefing on the Triennial Review of Florida’s water quality standards, which includes revisions to the human health-based water quality criteria and the Dissolved Oxygen criteria.”
A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Kay Buchanan, (850)245-2293, by email:
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Kay Buchanan, (850)245-2293, by email: If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued.
For more information, you may contact: Kay Buchanan, (850)245-2293.