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CITY OF VALDEZ, ALASKA

NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPLY PESTICIDE

The City of Valdez, Alaska, P.O. 307, Valdez, AK 99686, is applying for a permit from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) to apply pesticide within the limits of the city.

Application of a pyrethrin based insecticide, Permanone Ready to Use Insecticide, EPA Reg. # 432-1277, to control mosquitoes and gnats will be made by trucks equipped with an ultra low volume fogging apparatus. The spraying program will be conducted by applicators certified by the DEC and in accordance with label directions and permit stipulations. All spraying will take place from July 2, 2016 to October 1, 2016.

This notice is required by the State of Alaska, A.S. 46.03.330. Anyone wishing to present their views to the DEC regarding the City's application to apply pesticide may do so by filing written comment to the Department of Environmental Conservation within 30 days after publication of the second notice. Anyone who wishes may obtain a copy of the City's application from the Office of the City Clerk.

The DEC will hold a public hearing on the application if 50 or more residents of the City of Valdez make a request to the Department of Environmental Conservation, 1700 E. Bogard Road, Building B-Suite 202, Wasilla, AK 99654, within 30 days after publication of the second notice.

(6/22-6/29)

 

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