SRBC MEETING SEPTEMBER 4 IN CORNING, NEW YORK, VOTING ON 29 WATER PROJECT APPLICATIONS, PROPOSED RULEMAKING

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HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC; www.srbc.net) is conducting its next business meeting Thursday, September 4, 2014, 8:30 a.m., Radisson Hotel Corning, Finger Lakes Ballroom, 125 Denison Parkway East, Corning, N.Y. 14830.  The meeting is open to the public.

The commissioners will act on several agenda items, including 29 project applications (2 involving diversions); release of proposed rulemaking for public comment; rescission of unneeded or outdated policies; regulatory compliance matters with Carrizo (Marcellus), LLC; JKT Golf LLC; and Southwestern Energy Production Company; and a grant amendment ratification.

SRBC also will host a presentation by the Upper Susquehanna Coalition on efforts related to wetlands and floodplain enhancements.

Opportunities for public comment on project applications were provided previously; however, SRBC may accept general public comments at the conclusion of the meeting.

SRBC’s rules of conduct for quarterly business meetings include: 

  • All persons must sign-in and show photo identification.
  • Signage, posters, banners or other display media will be permitted only in designated areas.
  • The press will be permitted to set up and use video and recording devices in a designated area.
  • The public will be permitted to use small, hand-held devices that remain in their possession and are used in a non-disruptive manner. 

To view the complete agenda with the list of project applications and the full set of rules of conduct, visit the public participation page on SRBC’s web site at www.srbc.net/pubinfo/publicparticipation.htm.

The Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based SRBC is the governing agency established under a 100-year compact signed on December 24, 1970, by the federal government and the states of New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland to protect and wisely manage the water resources of the Susquehanna River Basin. The Susquehanna River starts in Cooperstown, New York, and flows 444 miles to Havre de Grace, Maryland, where the river meets the Chesapeake Bay.

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