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(2014-126 Feb. 26 & March 5) OCNWCB, 509-422-7165, noxiousweeds@co.okanogan.wa.us is amending

(2014-126 Feb. 26 & March 5)

OCNWCB, 509-422-7165, noxiousweeds@co.okanogan.wa.us is amending coverage under the NPDES Waste Discharge General Permit for aquatic plant and algae management. The proposed coverage applies to Osoyoos Lake. The lake may be treated to control aquatic plants and algae. The chemicals planned for use are: 2, 4-D, Diquat dibromide, Endothall, Fluridone, Glyphosate, Imazapyr, or Triclopyr. Any person desiring to present their views to the Dept of Ecology regarding this application must do so in writing within 30 days of the last date of publication of this notice. Comments must be submitted to the Dept of Ecology. Any person interested in the Departments action on the application may notify the Department of their interest within 30 days of the last date of publication of this notice. Submit comments to:

Department of Ecology

POB 47696

Olympia, WA 98504-7600

Attn: Water Quality Program, Aquatic Pesticide Permit Manager

Email: jonathan.jennings@ecy.wa.gov

Telephone: 360-407-6283 The chemicals planned for use have irrigation water restrictions for up to 3 days. Persons with legal water rights should contact the applicator if this coverage will result in a restriction of these rights. Permittees are required to provide an alternative water supply during treatment. Copies of the application are available by contacting the Aquatic Pesticide Permit Manager.

Published by Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle.

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