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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.

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Public Comment Opportunities

Click on the Descriptor link to submit comment online.

DescriptorOpen DateClose DateRelated Document(s)DEQ Staff Contact
Water - DEQ seeks comment on draft IPDES permit for South Fork Coeur d’Alene River Sewer District-Page WWTP12/01/2001/04/21Permit

Fact Sheet
Karen Jackson
(208) 373-0382
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 - 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