27 January 2014: DEP Issues FINAL Clary Lake Water Level Order!

At a little before 2:30 PM this afternoon the Department of Environmental Protection issued the FINAL Clary Lake Water Level Order. I have scanned it quickly as have a couple of other people and we can’t see any changes between today’s final order and the Draft order issued back on December 19th. I will be reading it over carefully again shortly.

Here is a link to the FINAL order; it’s over 6 megabytes in size. As soon as I get a chance I will print out the relevant sections of the order into separate PDF files for easier consumption.

Final Clary Lake Water Level Order

Final Order Only (just under 3 megabytes)

I’ve gone through the order pretty carefully and I’ve only found a few minor changes:

1) The Final order includes Standard Conditions for Water Level Orders.

2) Per Senator Chris Johnson’s suggestion, the word “Insure” has been changed to “Ensure” 🙂

3) They refined the requirements for water level measurements. In the draft order this was daily “during times of rapid water level rise and on a monthly basis at all other times.” This changed to “Beginning June 1 through September 30 of any given calendar year, the level of the lake and the gate opening status shall be logged every other week and on a daily basis during times of rapid water level rise. At all other times, the level of the lake and the gate opening status shall logged on a monthly basis.”

That’s it as far as I can see.

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2 Responses to 27 January 2014: DEP Issues FINAL Clary Lake Water Level Order!

  1. mary g-s says:

    Yippee…..better late (almost exactly 2 years from the submission of the petition) than never!!

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