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Public Comment Opportunities

Express your opinion on environmental permits and other documents open for public comment.

For public comment opportunities on rulemakings, IPDES guidance development, or Volkswagen diesel settlement, visit the pages below.

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.

Facility Date Review Period
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Public Comment Opportunities

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DescriptorOpen DateClose DateRelated Document(s)DEQ Staff Contact
Water - Draft 401 Certification – Fox Farms Bank Stabilization11/25/2012/16/20Draft 401 Certification


Support Document
Chantilly Higbee
(208) 666-4605
Waste - Idaho National Laboratory Site Treatment Plan Update11/24/2012/24/20Annual Site Treatment Plan Report FY2020

Site Treatment Plan FY2021
Natalie Creed
(208) 373-0506
Waste - Draft Technical Guidance Manual Revisions11/12/2012/14/20Section



Section 4.8
Peter Adams
(208) 373-0464
Water - Draft Section 401 Certification - USACE 2020 Nationwide Permits11/02/2011/23/20Draft Nationwide PermitsJason Pappani
(208) 373-0515
Water - Draft water reuse permit - Carlin Bay Property Owners Association10/30/2011/30/20Draft Permit

Staff Analysis
Christopher Westerman
(208) 666-4611
Water - DEQ seeks comment on draft 2020 Triennial Review of Idaho Water Quality Standards10/29/2011/30/202020 Triennial Review of Idaho Water Quality StandardsMichelle Dale
(208) 373-0187
Air - Draft T1 Air Permit - Northwest Pipeline LLC10/27/2011/30/20Draft Permit

Legal Notice


Statement of Basis
Zach Pierce
(208) 373-0283
Water - DEQ seeks comment on draft Jervois Mining Ltd. Points of Compliance revision10/16/2001/15/21Jervois Mining Limited Idaho Cobalt Operations POCTroy Saffle
(208) 528-2650