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In order to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, SRBC employees are largely working from home. A limited number of staff are conducting field activities and maintaining a presence in our Harrisburg office to support operations. Our facilities are closed to visitors unless an appointment is requested. As a result of our work-from-home status, you may experience a delayed response from our staff, but we are monitoring email and voicemail regularly and will respond to you shortly. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

SRBC Operations During COVID-19


Press Release SRBC to Hold Public Hearing on General Permit, Water Project Applications, and Policy Rescissions on August 13, 2020 in Harrisburg, Pa.

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DCNR Public Survey on Forestry Strategic Plan The Pennsylvania DCNR Bureau of Forestry is in the process of writing a new Strategic Plan that will set the bureau’s mission and overarching goals. It guides how the bureau provides leadership in forest management and conservation on both public and private lands in urban and rural areas.

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Press Release SRBC Announces Proposed General Permit GP-01 – Groundwater Remediation Projects

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Press Release SRBC Announces Proposed Policy Recissions

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The Guardian Newsletter (Summer 2020) - Topics include Swatara Creek Inundation Mapping, Investigation of Mocanaqua Tunnel Mine Pools for Consumptive Use Mitigation, the Northern Snakehead Monitoring Project, and more!

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Press Release Commission Reviews a Decade of Water Use Associated with Natural Gas Development in the Susquehanna River Basin

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Press Release SRBC Adopts New Consumptive Water Use Policy – Immediately Expands Mitigation Options and Promotes Cost Savings

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Susquehanna River Basin Commision Annual Report 2019 - the 2019 annual report highlights the Commission’s work on ensuring water availability, enhancing ecosystems, assessing stream health, communicating water quality, warning about floods, reaching out to the public, and restoring legacy mine lands in the Basin.

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Press Release-SRBC Announces Final Policy: Guidance For The Preparation Of A Metering Plan & A Groundwater Elevation Monitoring Plan For Water Withdrawals, Consumptive Uses, And Diversions

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Press Release-SRBC Announces Final Rule and Consumptive Use Mitigation Policy

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The Commission has released for public comment, a proposed policy that provides guidance for the preparation of a metering plan & groundwater elevation monitoring plan. Public comments were due February 17, 2020.

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Water Resources Program (June 2019 Update) - The Water Resources Program presents the priority water resources needs of the basin over the next three fiscal years and the key projects proposed to satisfy those needs, per the Susquehanna River Basin Compact requirements and based upon the Comprehensive Plan.

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2019 Annual Report

Our 2019 annual report highlights the Commission’s work on ensuring water availability, enhancing ecosystems, assessing stream health, communicating water quality, warning about floods, reaching out to the public, and restoring legacy mine lands in the Basin.

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