Susquehanna River Basin Commission

Gwyn Rowland
Manager, Governmental & Public Affairs
(717) 238-0423 ext. 1316

Susquehanna River Basin Commission
4423 N. Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110-1788

Phone: (717) 238-0423 ext. 0
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4423 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
December 19, 2017
Gwyn Rowland, Manager, Governmental and Public Affairs
Office: (717) 238-0423, ext. 1316

SRBC held business meeting in Annapolis, Maryland

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Susquehanna River Basin Commission on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, held its quarterly business meeting in Annapolis, Md. Among its actions, the Commission:

  • Adopted a resolution urging the President and U.S. Congress to provide financial support to the National Groundwater and Streamflow Information Program, thereby supporting the Susquehanna Flood Forecast and Warning System;
  • Amended the Commission’s By-laws and Procedures to reflect revisions to officers’ duties, clarification of budget and financial procedures, and other changes in accordance with the Susquehanna River Basin Compact;
  • Approved the signing of a grant amendment with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to continue to assist with Chesapeake Bay Midpoint Assessment activities and the acceptance of a contribution from JKLM Energy, LLC, to purchase new equipment for the Remote Water Quality Monitoring Network;
  • Adopted final rules, subject to final member jurisdiction review, pertaining to the amendment of Commission regulations to codify and strengthen the Commission’s Access to Records Policy; and
  • Approved 14 applications and tabled four others (see lists below).

The voting Commissioners and alternates were: Col. Ed Chamberlayne, Chair, Commander and District Engineer, Baltimore District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Paul D’Amato, Director, Region 8, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation; Jennifer Orr, Director, Compact and Commissions Office, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection; and Virginia Kearney, Deputy Director, Water Management Administration, Maryland Department of the Environment.

Applications Tabled
  1. Brymac, Inc. dba Mountain View Country Club (Pond 3/4), Harris Township, Centre County, Pa.
  2. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (East Branch Tunkhannock Creek), Lenox Township, Susquehanna County, Pa.
  3. Schuylkill Energy Resources, Inc. (Maple Hill Mine Shaft Well), Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County, Pa.
  4. Schuylkill Energy Resources, Inc. (Consumptive Use), Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill County, Pa.
Applications Approved (includes new approvals, modifications and renewals)
  1. Beech Creek Borough Authority (Well 2), Beech Creek Borough, Clinton County, Pa.
  2. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (Meshoppen Creek), Lemon Township, Wyoming County, Pa.
  3. Chesapeake Appalachia, L.L.C. (Susquehanna River), Athens Township, Bradford County, Pa.
  4. Houtzdale Municipal Authority (Well 14R), Gulich Township, Clearfield County, Pa.
  5. LHP Management, LLC (Fishing Creek), Bald Eagle Township, Clinton County, Pa.
  6. Martinsburg Municipal Authority (Wineland Well 3), North Woodbury Township, Blair County, Pa.
  7. Borough of Mifflinburg (Well PW-2), West Buffalo Township, Union County, Pa.
  8. Repsol Oil & Gas USA, LLC (Choconut Creek), Choconut Township, Susquehanna County, Pa.
  9. SUEZ Water Pennsylvania Inc., Shavertown Operation (Salla Well), Dallas Township, Luzerne County, Pa.
  10. SWN Production Company, LLC (Lycoming Creek), Lewis Township, Lycoming County, Pa.
  11. SWN Production Company, LLC (Lycoming Creek), McIntyre Township, Lycoming County, Pa.
  12. Village of Waverly (Well 1), Tioga County, N.Y.
  13. Village of Waverly (Well 2), Tioga County, N.Y.
  14. Village of Waverly (Well 3), Tioga County, N.Y.

About the Susquehanna River Basin Commission

The Susquehanna River Basin Commission is a federal/interstate governmental agency responsible for protecting and wisely managing the water resources within the 27,500 square-mile Susquehanna River Basin without regard to political boundaries. The Susquehanna rises and flows through New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland into the Chesapeake Bay. For more information on the Commission, visit or follow us on Twitter: @SRBCnews.