Last Call for Public Comments on EPA Nutrient Standards

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With the recently released study indicating that the costs of meeting EPA’s proposed numeric water nutrient standards for Florida waters will be significantly higher than federal estimates, Ag Commissioner, Charles Bronson is urging residents and stakeholders to voice their concerns as the public comment period for the proposed rule closes Wednesday, April 28. Written comments can be submitted several ways:

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1. Go to
2. Enter “EPA-HQ-OW-2009-0596” into the search field and click “Search”
3. Click the “Submit a Comment” link either on the Search Results screen or the actual document details
4. Then type or attach your comment, enter any required fields, and click the “Submit” button

Email your comments to:

Water Docket, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Attention: Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OW-2009-0596
Mail code: 2822T
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20460

All comments should be identified by Docket ID Number EPA-HQ-OW-2009-0596.