Centre Region MS4 Partners Pollutant Reduction Plan available for public comment

Date: October 2, 2017


The Centre Region Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Partners consisting of College, Ferguson, Harris and Patton Township, The Pennsylvania State University – University Park Campus, and State College Borough have developed a Joint Pollutant Reduction Plan (PRP) for Spring Creek, Slab Cabin Run, Buffalo Run, Logan Branch and the Chesapeake Bay.

The PRP determines existing sediment and nutrient pollutant loadings associated with stormwater runoff and proposes potential Best Management Practices (BMPs) to reduce the pollutant loads to meet requirements of each partner’s pending MS4 Permit renewal.

The PRP is available for viewing at the link below, or at each of the MS4 Partner offices by contacting one of the following individuals:

College Township – Linda Magro; lmagro@collegetownship.org or (814) 231-3021
Ferguson Township – Marcella Bell; mbell@twp.ferguson.pa.us or (814) 238-4651
Harris Township – Deb Lang; secretary@harristownship.org or (814) 466-6228
Patton Township – Nicole Harter; patton@twp.patton.pa.us or (814) 234-0271
The Pennsylvania State University – Sandra Lightner; skl100@psu.edu or (814) 863-2340
State College Borough – Judy Altieri; publicworksdept@statecollegepa.us or (814) 234-7140

PLEASE DIRECT YOUR WRITTEN COMMENTS ON THE POLLUTANT REDUCTION PLAN ONLY TO MR. SCOTT BROWN. Written comments on the PRP will be accepted for a period of 30 days from the date of this public notice (October 30, 2017) by mailing to Mr. Scott Brown, P.E., D.WRE, NTM Engineering, Inc., 341 Science Park Rd, Suite 203, State College, PA 16803, or by e-mail at sbrown@ntmeng.com.

Verbal or written comments will also be accepted during a presentation of the PRP at a workshop to be held at 6 pm October 25, 2017 at the College Township Municipal Bldg, 1481 E. College Ave, State College, PA 16801. All comments will be tabulated and addressed within the final PRP.

Public Notice placed in Centre Daily Times on September 29, 2017

Centre Region MS4 Partners Pollutant Reduction Plan