EPA updates watershed assessment schedule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has provided additional details about upcoming activities related to its ongoing assessment of Bristol Bay, including an opportunity for public participation in December 2011:

  • Meeting with Intergovernmental Technical Team – August 2011
  • Request public input on selection of External Peer Review Panelists – December 2011
  • Draft Assessment released to Public and External Peer Review Panel for review – April 2012
  • EPA Public meetings – April 2012
  • External Peer Review Panel holds public meeting (after close of public comment period) – May 2012
  • Final assessment report – Late Summer/Fall 2012