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Press Release

February 24, 2015

CONTACT: Ava Stoops
Administrative Specialist
Office: 717-238-0423, ext. 1302
Twitter: @SRBCnews

SRBC to Hold Business Meeting in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Voting on 15 water project applications, resolution encouraging use of dry cooling technology

HARRISBURG, PA. – The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC; www.srbc.net) is conducting its next business meeting Thursday, Mar. 5, 2015, 9:00 a.m., Hershey Lodge, Convention Center Entrance, Crystal A Room (Confection Hall Level), 325 University Drive, Hershey, Pa. 17033. The meeting is open to the public.

The commissioners will act on several agenda items, including 15 project applications; revised FY-2016 budget; a resolution to encourage the use of dry cooling technology for power generation and other facilities for the conservation of the waters of the Susquehanna River Basin; notice for Four Seasons Golf Course project sponsor to appear and show cause before the Commission; regulatory compliance matter with Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation; and contracts and grants.

SRBC will also host an informational presentation of interest to the Lower Susquehanna Subbasin area.

Opportunities for public comment on project applications were provided previously; however, SRBC may accept general public comments at the conclusion of the meeting.

SRBC’s rules of conduct for quarterly business meetings include: 

  • All persons must sign-in and show photo identification.
  • Signage, posters, banners or other display media will be permitted only in designated areas.
  • The press will be permitted to set up and use video and recording devices in a designated area.
  • The public will be permitted to use small, hand-held devices that remain in their possession and are used in a non-disruptive manner. 

To view the complete agenda with the list of project applications and the full set of rules of conduct, visit SRBC’s public participation page at www.srbc.net/pubinfo/publicparticipation.htm.

About the Susquehanna River Basin Commission
The Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based SRBC is the governing agency established under a 100-year compact signed on December 24, 1970, by the federal government and the states of New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland to protect and wisely manage the water resources of the Susquehanna River Basin. The Susquehanna River starts in Cooperstown, New York, and flows 444 miles to Havre de Grace, Maryland, where the river meets the Chesapeake Bay. For more information on SRBC, visit www.srbc.net or follow us on Twitter: @SRBCnews