AS-EPA invites public comments on the American Samoa 2016 Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report

The American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency (AS-EPA) has prepared the American Samoa 2016 Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report. This report is intended to satisfy the listing requirements of Section 303 (d) and the reporting requirements of Section 305 (b) and 314 of the Clean Water Act. The report places waters in five (5) assessment categories. Category 5 waters are considered impaired (do not meet one or more designated uses) and are 303 (d) listed.

The report is available to the public at the AS-EPA office or at www.epa.as.gov. AS-EPA invites public comments on the report. Comments must be submitted in writing within 30 days of the first published date of this notice. Submit comments to the AS-EPA office or by mail to AS-EPA Water Program. P.O. Box PPA, Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799. For more information, please contact Christianera Tuitele, AS-EPA Water Program Manager at 633-2304.