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EPA, Coast Guard hosting Clean Water Act meetings

The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard are co-hosting several public meetings to discuss its draft permit regulation for vessels under its Clean Water Act proposal.

The regulation, if enacted, would require recreational boaters to follow specific practices to operate their boats and manage their everyday, overboard water discharges.

The public meetings and hearings are open to the public. No advanced registration is necessary.

Meeting times and dates are as follows:

Tomorrow: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; EPA East Building, Room 1153; 1201 Constitution Ave, NW; Washington, D.C.

June 24: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Red Lion Hotel-Portland Convention Center; 1021 NE Grand Ave.; Portland, Ore.

June 26: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Avenue Hotel; 160 E. Huron Street; Chicago.

July 2: Noon to 1:30 p.m.; live Webcast. Go to www.epa.gov/npdes/training for information on how to register and attend the Web cast.

July 21: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; EPA East Building, Room 1153; 1201 Constitution Ave, NW; Washington, D.C.

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