December 23, 2020:
The Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (WCMP), State of Wisconsin, Department of Administration, is inviting public comment on the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rulemaking, National Performance Standards for Discharges Incidental to the Normal Operation of a Commercial Vessel, authorized by the Clean Water Act section 312(p), as amended by the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA). The WCMP is conducting a review to verify this project will comply with state coastal policies. Further information may be obtained from: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://coastal.wisconsin.gov; WCMP, PO Box 8944, Madison, WI 53708-8944; (608) 267-7988. Comments on whether this project complies with coastal policies should be received within 21 days.
Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (WCMP) is dedicated to preserving and improving access to the natural and historic resources of Wisconsin's Great Lakes coasts. Since 1978, the program has worked cooperatively with state, local, and tribal government agencies and non-profit organizations to manage the ecological, economic, and aesthetic assets of the Great Lakes coastal areas.
Wisconsin Coastal Zone
The boundaries of the coastal zone subject to the Wisconsin Coastal Management Program extend to the state boundary on the waterward side that includes the 15 counties with frontage on Lake Superior and Lake Michigan. Click
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