Public hearing set on Proposed Source Water Protection plans

Staff Report

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Public Health’s Office of Environmental Health Services will hold a public hearing Tuesday, September 27, 2016, to discuss draft Source Water Protection Plans for the City of Logan, Logan County Greenville, Logan County Northern, the Town of Man, and Buffalo Creek.

The intent of a Source Water Protection Plan is to identify strategies to minimize potential threats to source water and prepare for spills or other emergencies that could affect water service. If approved, the Plan would be valid for three years.

The public hearing will be held Tuesday, September 27, from 1-3 p.m., at the Logan County Courthouse, Room 104.

Public comments, which will be considered by DHHR during the review process, may be submitted during the September 27 hearing or in writing by October 11, 2016 via mail, fax or email. Written comments should include the name, address and telephone number of the writer and a concise statement of the nature of the issues being raised. Issues should be kept relevant to the draft plan.

Persons interested in submitting comments may do so by using one of the following means:

• U.S. Mail: West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health, Office of Environmental Health, 350 Capitol Street, Room 313, Charleston, WV 25301-3713 Attn: Source Water Protection Program

• Fax: 304-558-4322 with “Protection Plan Comments” written near the top

• Email: [email protected] with “Protection Plan Comments” in the subject line

Questions regarding how to submit comments for the public hearing may be directed to 304-356-4270.

Public copies of the Source Water Assessment Plans will be available at the Region 2 Planning and Development Council website:

Staff Report

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