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Public Hearing to Discuss Suffolk County Subwatersheds Wastewater Plan

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Suffolk County will convene public hearings concerning the Suffolk County Subwatersheds Wastewater Plan.

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Next public hearing is on Thursday, December 1, 2016 in Riverhead, NY.

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Riverhead, NY - November 30, 2016 - In accordance with the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), Suffolk County will convene public hearings concerning the Suffolk County Subwatersheds Wastewater Plan, specifically the development of a Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement.

The plan -- a Suffolk County Reclaim Our Water and Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan initiative --will provide evaluations and recommendations toward the development of a countywide wastewater management program to reduce nitrogen loading from wastewater sources.

The next hearing is:

Thursday, December 1, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
Suffolk Community College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center l
20 East Main Street, Riverhead

Pursuant to the Citizens Public Participation Act, all citizens are invited to submit testimony, either orally or in writing, at the meeting.  Written comments are requested and will be accepted prior to the meeting and until the close of business December 13, 2016.   Send comments to:

Ken Zegel, PE, Associate Public Health Engineer
Suffolk County Department of Health Services
Office of Ecology
360 Yaphank Avenue, Suite 2B
Yaphank, NY  11980
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