November 2, 2021
DEARY—The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has extended the public comment period for the proposed city of Deary wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) Idaho Pollution Discharge Elimination System (IPDES) permit (ID0020788).
Interested parties now have until November 12, 2021, at 5 p.m. MST to submit written comments.
The permit authorizes the discharge of treated municipal wastewater to the Mount Deary Creek for five years. The permit identifies the pollutants of concern and specifies associated discharge limits. Additionally, the permit specifies monitoring and reporting requirements necessary to ensure compliance, protect human health, and assure the integrity of Idaho’s environment.
The draft permit and fact sheet are available for public review at DEQ’s Lewiston Regional Office, the DEQ State Office and on DEQ’s Public Comment Opportunities page.
Submit written comments on the draft permit and fact sheet electronically on DEQ’s website or by mail or email to:
Surface and Wastewater Division
1410 N. Hilton St.
Boise, ID 83706
Note: This news release was originally published on September 22 and updated on November 2. The comment period has been extended at the request of the facility.