Public Hearing

 
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Federal Register, Volume 85 Issue 6 (Thursday, January 9, 2020)
[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 6 (Thursday, January 9, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1189-1190]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-00159]
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SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION
Public Hearing
AGENCY: Susquehanna River Basin Commission.
ACTION: Notice.
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SUMMARY: The Susquehanna River Basin Commission will hold a public
hearing on February 6, 2020, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. At this
public hearing, the Commission will hear testimony on the projects
listed in the Supplementary Information section of this notice. The
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Commission will also hear testimony on a proposed policy--Guidance For
The Preparation Of A Metering Plan & A Groundwater Elevation Monitoring
Plan For Water Withdrawals, Consumptive Uses, And Diversions. Such
projects and proposals are intended to be scheduled for Commission
action at its next business meeting, tentatively scheduled for March
13, 2020, which will be noticed separately. The public should take note
that this public hearing will be the only opportunity to offer oral
comment to the Commission for the listed projects and proposals. The
deadline for the submission of written comments is February 17, 2020.
DATES: The public hearing will convene on February 6, 2020, at 2:30
p.m. The public hearing will end at 5:00 p.m. or at the conclusion of
public testimony, whichever is sooner. The deadline for the submission
of written comments is February 17, 2020.
ADDRESSES: The public hearing will be conducted at the Susquehanna
River Basin Commission, 4423 N Front Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jason Oyler, General Counsel and
Secretary to the Commission, telephone: (717) 238-0423; fax: (717) 238-
2436. Information concerning the applications for these projects is
available at the Commission's Water Application and Approval Viewer at
https://www.srbc.net/waav. Additional supporting documents are
available to inspect and copy in accordance with the Commission's
Access to Records Policy at www.srbc.net/regulatory/policies-guidance/docs/access-to-records-policy-2009-02.pdf.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public hearing will cover a proposed
policy as posted on the SRBC Public Hearing web page at https://www.srbc.net/about/meetings-events/public-hearing.html. The public
hearing will also cover the following projects.
Projects Scheduled for Action
    1. Project Sponsor and Facility: ARD Operating, LLC (Lycoming
Creek), Lewis Township, Lycoming County, Pa. Application for renewal of
surface water withdrawal of up to 1.340 mgd (peak day) (Docket No.
20160301).
    2. Project Sponsor and Facility: EQT Production Company (Wilson
Creek), Duncan Township, Tioga County, Pa. Application for renewal of
surface water withdrawal of up to 0.720 mgd (peak day) (Docket No.
20160305).
    3. Project Sponsor and Facility: New Holland Borough Authority, New
Holland Borough, Lancaster County, Pa. Application for groundwater
withdrawal of up to 0.860 mgd (30-day average) from Well 5.
    4. Project Sponsor and Facility: New Morgan Borough Utilities
Authority, New Morgan Borough, Berks County, Pa. Modification to remove
expired Well PW-3 and to recognize the interconnection with Caernarvon
Township Authority. Well PW-3 automatically expired consistent with
Condition 25 of the approval due to lack of commencement of withdrawal
(Docket No. 20141207).
    5. Project Sponsor and Facility: SWN Production Company, LLC
(Susquehanna River), Oakland Township, Susquehanna County, Pa.
Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 3.000 mgd
(peak day) (Docket No. 20160310).
    6. Project Sponsor and Facility: SWN Production Company, LLC
(Tunkhannock Creek), Lenox Township, Susquehanna County, Pa.
Application for renewal of surface water withdrawal of up to 1.218 mgd
(peak day) (Docket No. 20160311).
    7. Project Sponsor and Facility: Towanda Municipal Authority,
Albany Township, Bradford County, Pa. Application for groundwater
withdrawal of up to 0.551 mgd (30-day average) from the Eilenberger
Spring.
    8. Project Sponsor: York Haven Power Company, LLC. Project
Facility: York Haven Hydroelectric Project, Londonderry Township,
Dauphin County; Conoy Township, Lancaster County; and York Haven
Borough and Newberry Township, York County, Pa. Application for
approval of an existing hydroelectric facility.
Project Scheduled for Action Involving a Diversion
    9. Project Sponsor: Gas Field Specialists, Inc. Project Facility:
Wayne Gravel Products Quarry, Ceres Township, McKean County, Pa.
Application for renewal of an into-basin diversion from the Ohio River
Basin of up to 1.170 mgd (peak day) (Docket No. 20160312).
Commission-Initiated Project Approval Modification
    10. Project Sponsor and Facility: Susquehanna Valley Country Club,
Monroe Township, Snyder County, Pa. Conforming the grandfathering
amount with the forthcoming determination for a groundwater withdrawal
up to 0.162 mgd (30-day average) from the Front Nine Well (Docket No.
20020814).
Opportunity To Appear and Comment
    Interested parties may appear at the hearing to offer comments to
the Commission on any business listed above required to be subject of a
public hearing. The presiding officer reserves the right to limit oral
statements in the interest of time and to otherwise control the course
of the hearing. Access to the hearing room will begin at 2:00 p.m. and
Commission staff will be available for questions prior to the
commencement of the hearing. Guidelines for the public hearing are
posted on the Commission's website, www.srbc.net, prior to the hearing
for review. The presiding officer reserves the right to modify or
supplement such guidelines at the hearing. Written comments on any
business listed above required to be subject of a public hearing may
also be mailed to Mr. Jason Oyler, Secretary to the Commission,
Susquehanna River Basin Commission, 4423 North Front Street,
Harrisburg, Pa. 17110-1788, or submitted electronically through https://www.srbc.net/regulatory/public-comment/. Comments mailed or
electronically submitted must be received by the Commission on or
before February 17, 2020, to be considered.
    Authority:  Pub. L. 91-575, 84 Stat. 1509 et seq., 18 CFR parts
806, 807, and 808.
    Dated: January 6, 2020.
Jason E. Oyler,
General Counsel and Secretary to the Commission.
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