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Petition No. 95009

LCB File No. R031-95

Date Received by Commission: 02/17/1995

Summary: Water Quality Standards for Lake Tahoe Basin

Current Status: Codification completed 12/4/95 by LCB

Nevada Administrative Code: 445A.070 to 445A.348

Permanent Adoption/Hearing: 10/03/1995

Temporary Adoption: 04/04/1995

Effective/Filed: 11/09/1995

Codified by LCB: 12/04/1995

Petitioner: NDEP / Bureau of Water Quality Planning

Description of Petition:

Petition 95009(LCB R031-95) permanently amends NAC 445A.070 to 445A.348 to revise and establish water quality standards for the lake and tributaries of the Nevada portion of the Lake Tahoe Basin. The new standards prescribe the beneficial uses and numeric criteria for: total nitrogen, nitrite, temperature, a biological "escherichia coli" value, total dissolved solids, sulfates, turbidity, sodium absorption, ph, total phosphates, ammonia, and chloride. NAC 445A.122 was amended to add extraordinary and aesthetic value and enhancement of downstream waters as standards applicable for beneficial uses.

Annotated History of the Petition:

Petition 95009 received by SEC from BWQP on 2/17/94 as a temporary regulation. Placed on SEC hearing notice for 4/4/95 hearing in Reno. Adopted by SEC as presented on 4/4/95. Filed with Sec State on 4/6/95. LCB draft accepted 8/21/95, before SEC for permanent adoption on 10/3/95. Adopted SEC 10/3/95, to LCB on 10/5/95. Filed w/Sec of State on 11/9/95 and State Library on 11/14/95. Codification completed by LCB on 12/4/95.





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