APR 6, 2017 — Submissions closed at 5pm on Wednesday 22 March 2017.
The EPA received 685 submissions within the submission period. This is the third largest number of submissions ever received by the EPA for a proposal, so although not as large a number of submissions as we’d hoped for, this is still a significant number.
Of the 685 submissions received by the EPA by the close of submissions:
– 582 submitters (85%) oppose the proposal in full, or in part
– 94 submitters (13.7%) support the proposal in full, or in part
– nine submitters (1.3%) indicated they were neutral toward the proposal.
– 356 submitters (52%) have indicated that they wish to be heard at the hearing.