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EPA Announces Comment Period for Injection Well Permit Changes in Wright County, Minn.

Release Date: 01/26/2012
Contact Information: Peter Cassell, 312-886-6234, cassell.peter@epa.gov

For Immediate Release (No. 12-OPA006)
CHICAGO (Jan. 26, 2012) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the start of a public comment period on a request from the Joint Powers Water Board to make changes to its current permit for injecting treated drinking water into the Mount Simon-Hinkley aquifer. EPA will accept written comments until Feb. 21.

Comments should be addressed to William Bates, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (WU-16J), 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604-3590 or bates.william@epa.gov. For questions and additional information, contact William Bates at 312-886-6110 or call EPA's toll-free line at 800-621-8431, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., weekdays.

Draft documents and more information about public comment procedures are available on EPA’s website at www.epa.gov/r5water/uic/.

Official records are also available at the Great River Regional Library, St. Michael Branch, 11800 Town Center Drive, N.E, St. Michael.