In This Issue

Proposed Reissuance of NPDES Permit Number AKG280000

The Director, Office of Water, EPA Region 10, proposes to extend the area of coverage of the general NPDES permit for Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration Facilities on the Outer Continental Shelf and Contiguous State Waters (AKG280000) to include the northern portion of the Hope Basin and other Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) areas along the northeast boundary that are within the MMS current 5-year oil and gas leasing program. The proposed general permit and fact sheet may also be found on the EPA Region 10 Web site at, click on Water Quality, then click on NPDES permits under Programs, and then click on draft permits under EPA Region 10 Information.