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Notice of Pending Public Comment Period

DEQ provides an Idaho Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (IPDES) draft permit to facilities for preliminary review. The facility has a number of days to review the preliminary draft permit and fact sheet for errors or omissions. DEQ will revise the preliminary documents as needed, then notify the public of the start of a 30-day public comment period.

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DescriptorOpen DateClose DateRelated Document(s)DEQ Staff Contact
Water - Draft 401 Certification - City of Coeur d'Alene - Atlas Waterfront09/19/1910/10/19Draft 401 Certification

Draft Application
Thomas Herron
(208) 666-4631
Water - Draft 401 Certification - Bonner County - Priest Lake Thorofare09/18/1910/09/19Draft 401 Certification

Draft Application
Thomas Herron
(208) 666-4631
Water - Substantial Pretreatment Program Modification09/17/1910/17/19Draft Modification

Ordinance Summary

Wastewater Discharge Ordinance
Brynn Lacabanne
(208) 373-0289
Water - Draft Reuse Permit Renewal - Idaho National Laboratory09/16/1910/16/19Draft Reuse Permit

Supporting Document
Andrew John
(208) 373-0331
Water - Draft Wastewater Discharge Permit - Santa-Fernwood Sewer District09/11/1910/30/19Draft Permit

Fact Sheet


Application Update
Lori Flook
(208) 373-0595
Water - Draft Wastewater Discharge Permit - City of Cascade09/05/1910/07/19Draft Permit

Fact Sheet

Application Part 1

Application Part 2

EPA Form 1A Revision

EPA Form 2A Revision
Matthew Stutzman
(208) 373-0247
Water - Draft 401 Certification - USDA Forest Service - Silver Creek08/28/1909/19/19Draft 401 Certification

Supporting Document
Julia Achabal
(208) 373-0550
Water - Draft 401 Certificiation - Nez Perce Highway Department - Road Realignment08/26/1909/16/19Draft 401 Certification

Supporting Document
Mark Sellet
(208) 799-4896
Water - Draft Guidance for Storm Water Best Management Practices07/18/1910/16/19Idaho Catalog of Storm Water Best Management Practices - DraftLarry Waters
(208) 373-0151