DEP Accepting Comments on Federal Clean Power Plan

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is accepting public comment on Pennsylvania’s compliance with the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan through November 12, 2015, according to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne.

Comments may be submitted online at http://www.ahs.dep.pa.gov/eComment/, by emailing ecomment@pa.gov or by mailing them to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection at 400 Market Street, P.O. Box 2063, Harrisburg, PA 17105.

More information about the Clean Power Plan is available.

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will also accept comments at “listening sessions” through November. Participants wishing to speak at those sessions are required to pre-register at (717) 783-8727.

A local session will be held on:

October 22, 2015

Lehigh County

Muhlenberg College
Trumbower 130
2238 Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18104
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

For information on other listening sessions, please visit the DEP Calendar of Events. For questions concerning the comment period or listening sessions, contact the DEP Policy Office at 717-783-8727.

Persons in need of accommodations as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 should contact the Department of Environmental Protection at 717-783-8727, or through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at 1-800-654-5984 (TDD users), or 1-800-654-5988 (voice users), to discuss how the Department may accommodate their needs.

Contact:          Matt Moyer     (610) 821-8468