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March 12, 2012

Draft 2012 303(d) List of Impaired Waters and the 2012 List of Priority Waters

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is making available for public comment the draft 2012 303(d) List of Impaired Waters and the 2012 List of Priority Waters. A public meeting to present these documents is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27, 2012 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Vermont Student Assistance Corp., 1st Floor Public Meeting Room, 10 East Allen Street, Winooski.

The draft 2012 303(d) List of Impaired Waters consists of the following:

Part A - impaired waters scheduled for TMDL development.

Interim List - previously listed impaired waters proposed for de-listing.

The draft 2012 List of Priority Waters consist of the following:

Part B - impaired waters which do not need a TMDL.

Part C - waters in need of further assessment.

Part D - waters for which TMDLs have been completed and approved by EPA.

Part E - waters altered by exotic species.

Part F - waters altered by flow regulation.

Part G - waters altered by natural fluvial geomorphic adjustments.

The deadline for comments is Wednesday, April 11, 2012. Written comments can be addressed to Vermont DEC, Watershed Management Division (ATTN: Tim Clear), Building 10 North, 103 South Main Street, Waterbury, VT 05671, or by email as an attached Microsoft Word or Adobe .pdf document sent to Tim Clear (

Copies of the draft documents and directions to the meeting can be obtained by downloading from the Watershed Management Division website (, by emailing, or by calling 802-338-4802.

Source: Department of Environmental Conservation
Last Updated at: March 12, 2012 09:29:35