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Open Letter to Commission Hartig

By Van G. Abbott


March 08, 2017
Wednesday PM

Dear Commission Hartig:

I have just been informed that the additional cost of the Departmental Environmental Control program is perhaps as high as $2000 per year per coastal resident. I had said $500 to $1,000 based on the Ketchikan Daily News frontpage article. Apparently, their quoted cost estimate was $2000 per coastal residential property, not per common collector. My mistake.

Nevertheless, this is even more reason that we consider an alternate plan such as the one I outlined in my March 6, 2017 letter.

Please add this comment to the record.

Thank you.

Van Abbott
Ketchikan, Alaska

Related: Van Abbott's comments to Commissioner Hartig regarding DEC's proposed Common Collector Permit Issuance regulations PDF

Received March 06, 2017 - Published March 08, 2017


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