Interim Action Concerning Operation of the New York City Delaware Basin Reservoirs Pending Rulemaking To Implement a Flexible Flow Management Program
The Delaware River Basin Commission (``Commission'' or DRBC) will hold a public hearing to receive comments on an interim New York City Delaware River Basin reservoir operations plan. An interim operations plan is proposed to be implemented pending unanimous agreement on a revised Flexible Flow Management Program (FFMP) proposal by the Parties to the U.S. Supreme Court Decree of 1954the states of Delaware, New Jersey, and New York, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the City of New Yorkand completion by the Commission of a rulemaking process on such FFMP proposal.
Proposed Temporary Amendments to the Water Quality Regulations, Water Code and Comprehensive Plan To Extend the Designation of the Lower Delaware River as a Special Protection Water
The Delaware River Basin Commission (``Commission'' or DRBC) will hold a public hearing to receive comments on a proposed amendment to the Commission's Water Quality Regulations, Water Code, and Comprehensive Plan to extend through May 15, 2008 the temporary classification of the Lower Delaware River as Significant Resource Waters (SRW). Permanent classification is anticipated following an additional notice and comment rulemaking that is expected to begin shortly. Extending the temporary classification will help to protect the exceptional scenic, recreational and water quality values of the Lower Delaware from degradation pending completion of that process.