(a) Establish Environmental Assessment Process; Required Information.--The Division
shall establish an environmental assessment process for projects funded from the CWSRF
and DWSRF programs that is sufficient to meet federal environmental assessment requirements
for such projects. Projects funded by the CWSRF or DWSRF shall meet the requirements of the environmental
assessment process established pursuant to this subsection.
(c) Hearing.--The Division may hold a public hearing on an application for a loan
or grant under this Article if it determines that holding a hearing will serve the
public interest. An individual who is a resident of any county in which a proposed project is located
may submit a written request for a public hearing. The request must set forth each objection to the proposed project or other reason
for requesting a hearing and must include the name and address of the individual making
the request. The Division may consider all written objections to the proposed project, any statement
submitted with the hearing request, and any significant adverse effects the proposed
project may have on the environment. The Division's decision on whether to hold a hearing is conclusive. The Division must keep all written requests for a hearing on an application as part
of the records pertaining to the application.
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