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Public comment period extended on Floyds Fork

The public has several more weeks to comment on a draft report addressing bacteria in the Floyds Fork watershed in Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby and Spencer counties.

Division of Water

The report is available online at

http://water.ky.gov/Pages/PublicNotices.aspx .

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The public has several more weeks to comment on a draft report addressing bacteria in the Floyds Fork watershed in Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby and Spencer counties.

The state Division of Water extended the ending date from July 29 to Aug. 29.

The report addresses E. coli and fecal coliform problems of 18 stream segments that affect swimming, boating and wading, as well as nine segments that haven't previously been listed as impaired.

The report is available online at http://water.ky.gov/Pages/PublicNotices.aspx . For a printed copy or to submit comments, contact Andrea Fredenburg at the Division of Water, 200 Fair Oaks Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601, by telephone at (502) 564-3410 or by email at Andrea.Fredenburgky.gov.

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