Notice of Projects Approved for Consumptive Uses of Water
This notice lists the projects approved by rule by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission during the period set forth in DATES.
Notice of Actions Taken at June 18, 2009 Meeting
At its regular business meeting on June 18, 2009, in Binghamton, New York, the Commission held a public hearing as part of its regular business meeting. At the public hearing, the Commission: (1) Approved, modified, and tabled certain water resources projects; (2) approved two water resources projects involving diversions; (3) rescinded approval for one water resources project; (4) approved settlements involving three water resources projects; and (5) considered two requests for an administrative hearing on projects previously approved by the Commission. Details concerning these and
Review and Approval of Projects
This document contains proposed rules that would amend project review regulations to include provisions specifically requiring Commission approval of projects undergoing Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) licensing actions that affect the basin's water resources; restricting the use of docket reopening petitions to avoid abuses of process; amending the ``Approval by Rule'' (ABR) process to standardize ABR notice procedures and allow for project sponsors to utilize approved water sources at approved drilling pad sites without the need for modification of the ABR; clarifying that the public hearing requirement for rulemaking shall be applicable to the proposed rulemaking stage of that process; and further providing for the time period within which administrative appeals must be filed.