Extension of Public Comment Period: Regarding Nestlé Waters North America

Please note: The deadline for public comments on this matter has been extended to March 3, 2017. Please direct comments to: DEQ-EH@michigan.gov. For further information, see www.michigan.gov/deq/0,4561,7-135--397793--,00.html

November 3, 2016

For More Information:
Carrie Monosmith, 517-290-2601, monosmithc@michigan.gov
Michael Shore, 517-388-9211, shorem2@michigan.gov

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) today extended the public comment period an additional 30 days regarding Nestlé Waters North America, Evart, Osceola County, for a proposed increased large quantity water withdrawal made under Section 17 of the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act, 1976 PA 399. Comments will be accepted until December 3, 2016.

Written comments can be emailed to deq-eh@michigan.gov

In addition, the MDEQ will hold a public hearing on the proposed increased large quantity water withdrawal. MDEQ will issue a news release when the date and location of the public hearing are established.

The executive summary and application information package can be viewed at www.michigan.gov/documents/deq/odwma-nestleapplicationpackage72016_540428_7.pdf. Comments received by December 3, 2016 will be considered in the decision prior to final action. 

The MDEQ is dedicated to respect for Michigan’s citizens, stewardship of the environment, and support for a sustainable economy.