Public Comment Form

Lower Snake and Lower Columbia River Dams 401 Water Quality Certifications

We invite you to comment on the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPAs) request for 401 water quality certifications on the four Lower Snake and four Lower Columbia River dams operated by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. These include:

·        Ice Harbor Lock and Dam

·        Lower Monumental Lock and Dam

·        Little Goose Lock and Dam

·        Lower Granite Lock and Dam

·        Bonneville Project

·        The Dalles Lock and Dam

·        John Day Project

·        McNary Lock and Dam[FA(1] 

We ask for your feedback on what water quality conditions we should consider to make sure EPA’s permits meet Washington state’s water quality standards.


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Comments are due by April 13, 2020
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