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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                      
JULY 24, 2018  | ORSANCO  |

Contact: Lisa Cochran

Communications Coordinator




Extended Comment Period for 
Review of  Ohio River Pollution Control Standards
The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) is announcing an extension to the public comment period on the proposed change to its Pollution Controls Standards for Discharges to the Ohio River - 2015 Revision . On June 26, 2018, ORSANCO announced a 45 day public comment period and public hearing for a proposed change to its Pollution Controls Standards. During this public comment period, ORSANCO received a request to extend the deadline of the public comment period. ORSANCO will extend the deadline for public comment period by 10 days. The public comment period will now conclude on August 20, 2018. The extension will increase the 45 day comment period to a 55 day comment period.
Complete information regarding this proposed change to the Pollution Control Standards and the public review process is listed on ORSANCO's website, including the current Pollution Control Standards, the proposed amendments to the standards, and instructions to submit comments: http://www.orsanco.org/programs/pollution-control-standards/. All i nterested parties are encouraged to submit comments.
The date of the public hearing will remain the same, as previously scheduled, on Thursday, July 26, at the Holiday Inn Cincinnati Airport, 1717 Airport Exchange Blvd., Erlanger, KY. The hearing will be conducted from 6:00 pm (EDT) until completed. All interested parties are encouraged to attend.
ORSANCO, headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, is the water pollution control agency for the Ohio River representing Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. The federal government is also represented.
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