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The Río Puerco Watershed TMDL
Part One

USEPA-Approved Version

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US EPA Approval Letter

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The Río Puerco Watershed Part One TMDL includes a single TMDL planning document for sedimentation/siltation. Additional impairments will be discussed in the Rio Puerco Watershed Part Two TMDL. SWQB announced a 30-Day Public Comment Period for the DRAFT Río Puerco Watershed TMDL beginning on March 17, 2006. Responses were accepted until April 17th, 2006.


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All comments and SWQB responses are incorporated into a WQCC-Approved version, which were presented to the Water Quality Control Commission (WQCC) for approval at a Public Hearing in Cuba, New Mexico on Tuesday, September 12th, 2006.  The Hearing was extended and reconvened on October 10th, 2006. The WQCC approved that version of the TMDL at their regular November meeting.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reviewed and approved the Rio Puerco Part 1 TMDL at their Region 6 Offices in Dallas, Texas on August 10, 2007.

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