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Revisions to Water Quality Policy 1-11 for the 2022 Water Quality Assessment

Ecology invites you to provide comments on the draft revisions to Water Quality Policy 1-11, Chapter 1, Washington’s Water Quality Assessment Listing Methodology to Meet Clean Water Act Requirements.

The revisions will address 1) new methodology for evaluating the impacts of freshwater harmful algae blooms and 2) non-substantial revisions that provide improved clarity to several sections of the policy, including the methodology for applying the natural condition provision.

Please note that this comment form is for the purpose of submitting a comment to the Washington State Department of Ecology. Contact information is necessary if you want to receive future notices or responses related to this topic.

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Comments are due by 11:59 p.m. on January 6, 2023

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Next steps: We will review all comments received and use them to determine if any additional information or modifications are needed to update Water Quality Policy 1-11. You will be notified when the document has been finalized.

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