Draft General Permit for Zostera japonica Management on Commercial Clam Beds in Willapa Bay
The proposed draft General Permit for Zostera japonica Management on Commercial Clam Beds in Willapa Bay permit) is a combined National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and State Waste Discharge General Permit. The permit proposes to allow the use of imazamox and marker dyes on commercial clam beds (excluding geoduck), in Willapa Bay only, for control of Zostera japonica eelgrass, a Class C noxious weed.
A 45-day public comment period on the draft permit and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) began January 2, 2014 and ended February 15, 2014.
A public workshop and hearing was be held on, Saturday, February 1, 2014. During the hearing Ecology presented information on the draft permit and accepted oral comments on the draft permit and EIS.
Draft Permit and Supporting Documents
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