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SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION
4423 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 2, 2016

CONTACT:
Gwyn W. Rowland, Manager, Governmental and Public Affairs
Office: (717) 238-0423, ext. 1316

SRBC to Hold Business Meeting in Aberdeen, Md.

Voting on 32 water project applications

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) is conducting its quarterly business meeting Thursday, March 10, 2016, 9:00 a.m., University Center, Rooms 130/131, 1201 Technology Drive, Aberdeen, Md. 21001. The meeting is open to the public.

The Commissioners will act on several agenda items, including 32 project applications (1 involving an into-basin diversion); final FY2017 budget; a recommendation of new independent auditors; regulatory compliance matters for Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc., Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, and King Valley Golf Course; and approval of a contract and grant which SRBC proposes to enter.

SRBC will also host an informational presentation from Stuart Schwartz, senior research scientist with the Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education (CUERE) of the University of Maryland. Mr. Schwartz will speak on water resources studies conducted by CUERE.

Opportunities for public comment on project applications were previously provided and will not be accepted at the meeting. However, the Commissioners may accept general public comments at the conclusion of the meeting.

SRBC’s Rules of Conduct for quarterly business meetings include: 

  • Attendees 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 Dec. 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.