Buffalo River 

Comments in support of ADEQ's Denial of the C&H Regulation 5 Permit

On September 17, 2018 ADEQ opened another comment period on its draft decision to deny C&H a permit. The Statement of Basis provides its justification. BRWA fully supports this decision and our Draft comments are posted below. Submit your own comments to ADEQ here.  DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS: 4:30 October 17, 2018


BRWA Comments The bulk of these comments are a resubmission of those we submitted in the last round. New comments begin with Section F, page 93. Many of our comments refer to expert reports and depositions taken during the C&H appeal. They may be found on the ADEQ website here

Teresa Turk comments

Dane Schumacher comments


Comments on 2018 Draft 303d List of Impaired Waterbodies

The public comment period officially ended on September 10, 2018. Comments which were submitted may be found on this page under the heading "Public Comments". ADEQ must respond to public comments and their responses will be posted when available.

BRWA Sample Comments as a Word document which can be modified.

BRWA Oral Comments an abbreviated version of more extensive written comments to be posted soon, given at the public hearing, August 17, 2018

BRWA Draft written comments as a Word document which can be downloaded and modified.

White River Waterkeepers template for submitting your own comments

Comments on C&H Reg 5 Draft Permit

Read ADEQ's Responses to public comments here. Revised responses are shown in red.

Read All Comments posted on ADEQ website here

Appendices to Comments

BRWA Press Release with preliminary comments, March 1, 2017

Dane Schumacher

Dane Schumacher Supplementary

Dane Schumacher Final

National Park Conservation Association

Arkansas Canoe Club

Steve Filipek

Chea Ball

Duane Woltjen

Chuck Bitting

National Park Service

John Murdoch

Gerald Delavan

Teresa Turk

Dr. J. Van Brahana

Ozark Society Cover Letter and Comments

Ray Quick

Carol Bitting

Jessie Green - White River Waterkeeper

Sierra Club

Letters from Supporters in Response to ERI Report

Gordon Watkins,  Letter to Editor for BRWA, May 2, 2016

Mark Richards,     Letter to Gov. Hutchinson, May 4, 2016

Pam Stewart,       Letter to Gov. Hutchinson

Chuck Bitting       Letter to Gov. Hutchinson, May 4, 2016

Comments in response to the court ordered Environmental Assessment
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