WSR 02-19-010

DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY


[ Filed September 5, 2002, 3:03 p.m. ]


Department of Ecology

Public Notice for Draft State Environmental Policy Act Review of a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement Regarding the use of Diquat Dibromide for Aquatic Pest Control

Workshops and Hearings Scheduled



Diquat Dibromide, an aquatic herbicide, is being evaluated for use under two aquatic pest control general permits: Aquatic Noxious Weed Control National Pollutant Elimination System Waste General Permit No. WAG-993000 and Aquatic Nuisance Plant and Algae Control National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Waste Discharge General Permit No. WAG-994000.

Copies of the supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) are available after September 19, 2002, online at http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/wq/pesticides/index.html or by contacting Jessica Andreoletti, Water Quality Program, Washington State Department of Ecology, P.O. Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504-7600, phone (360) 407-6180, e-mail jean461@ecy.wa.gov, fax (360) 407-6426.

Comments on the SEIS and the proposed modifications to the permits may be sent to Jessica Andreoletti.

Workshops and Hearings Scheduled: Workshops will be held the first hour of the time allotted so that ecology staff can provide an overview of the proposed EIS documents. Hearings will immediately follow the workshops and ecology will receive written public comments during the hearings.


November 5

10:30 a.m.

Diquat Environmental Impact Workshop/Hearing

Ecology Northwest Regional Office

3190 160th Avenue S.E.

(425) 649-7000

Bellevue
November 6

12:30 p.m.

Diquat Environmental Impact Workshop/Hearing

Spokane Shadle Library

2111 West Wellesley

Spokane

Washington State Code Reviser's Office