PA DEP not to seek impaired status for Susquehanna River

For those who have both noticed a drop in the smallmouth population in the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania, and personally seen the now common black splotches on its fish population, the state DEP does not feel the need to address the issue with requesting an impaired status via the Clean Water Act.

 

From stateimpact.npr.org

http://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2013/01/28/pa-dep-secretary-rejects-calls-for-greater-federal-protections-for-susquehanna-river/

 

From WHTM:

http://www.abc27.com/story/20763810/dep-chief-no-impairment-proposal-for-susquehanna