Media Advisory: Public Meeting on Revisions to NYC Watershed 2007 Filtration Avoidance Determination to be held Wednesday, July 20th in Manhattan
Albany, N.Y. (July 19, 2011) – The New York State Department of Health (DOH), in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), will host a public information meeting in Manhattan on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, to discuss the process for a midterm review and revision of New York City's 2007 Filtration Avoidance Determination (FAD). The meeting will be held at the EPA's Region 2 offices, Room 27D, 290 Broadway, Manhattan, from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
The 2007 FAD defines the requirements for New York City's Watershed Protection Program for the Catskill/Delaware Water drinking water supply. A regulatory review and revision of FAD programs is required after five years.
Watershed residents and members of the general public are invited to attend the session to learn about this review process and submit comments on New York City's Watershed Protection and Partnership programs. Public input from the meeting will be used in the development of programs for the second, five-year period of the 2007 FAD.
A public information meeting to discuss revisions to New York City's 2007 Filtration Avoidance Determination
July 20, 2011, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2 Headquarters, 290 Broadway, Room 27D (27th Floor), Manhattan.