Letters to the Editor

Gravel pit: Anyone can seek review

Has Island County reviewed the Safe Drinking Water Act, section 1427 or 40 CFR Chapter I part 149?

Part 149 regulates “sole source aquifers.” Part 149.104 gives guidance of “submission of petitions.”

“Any person may submit a petition requesting the regional administrator to review a project to determine if such project may contaminate the aquifer...”

The Code of Federal Regulations may be accessed at www.


Kelly Williams

Oak Harbor

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