BEFORE THE BOARD OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
OF THE STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the adoption of New Rule I pertaining to natural and nonanthropogenic water quality standards
AMENDED NOTICE TO HOLD VIRTUAL PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED ADOPTION
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On April 30, the Board of Environmental Review (board) published MAR Notice No. 17-412 pertaining to the public hearing on the proposed adoption of the above-stated rule at page 765 of the 2020 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 8. The board scheduled a public hearing to receive public comment on the proposed rule adoption to be held on June 17, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. The location of the hearing was to be in Room 111 of the Metcalf Building, 1520 East Sixth Avenue, Helena, Montana.
Due to the guidance issued by the Governor of the State of Montana on March 26, 2020, regarding the COVID-19 public health situation, the public hearing will be held virtually via the Zoom meeting platform and will be recorded. Persons wishing to attend the public hearing need to register in advance with Zoom. Registration with Zoom may be made at the following link: https://mt-gov.zoom.us/j/9886583910?pwd=c0tUMm5Nd2F2OHhoWlJwd1loRnIyQT09. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the hearing.
2. The board will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who wish to participate in this rulemaking process or need an alternative accessible format of this notice. If you require an accommodation, contact Sandy Scherer no later than 5:00 p.m., June 10, 2020, to advise us of the nature of the accommodation that you need. Please contact Sandy Scherer at the Department of Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 200901, Helena, Montana 59620-0901; phone (406) 444-2630; fax (406) 444-4386; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Concerned persons may submit their data, views, or arguments, either orally or in writing, at the hearing. Written data, views, or arguments may also be submitted to Sandy Scherer, Paralegal, Department of Environmental Quality, 1520 E. Sixth Avenue, P.O. Box 200901, Helena, Montana 59620-0901; faxed to (406) 444-4386; or e-mailed to email@example.com, no later than 5:00 p.m., June 19, 2020. To be guaranteed consideration, mailed comments must be postmarked on or before that date.
Reviewed by: BOARD OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
/s/ Edward Hayes BY: /s/ Christine Deveny
EDWARD HAYES CHRISTINE DEVENY
Rule Reviewer Chair
Certified to the Secretary of State, May 19, 2020.