The District maintains a Level II delegation with the Department of Environmental Protection to handle
The duties delegated to the District include determining adequacy to meet regulatory requirements, education/technical assistance and compliance inspection. Permitted sites are inspected on a regular basis; while non-permitted sites are inspected only on a complaint basis.
Regulations and Permitting - Types of activities that are regulated by the program.
Implementation - How the Program uses a Best Management Practice approach to achieve regulatory standards.
Duties and Services - Services provided by the Conservation District to the regulated community.
In addition to programís duties, the District also comments on E&S
plans submitted during the application process for mining activities. (Please note that E&S plans for mining operations are kept
on file during the application process in the Districtís office and are available for public review. We as a District reserve the
right to comment on the adequacy of E&S plan elements, but do not ultimately approve E&S plans associated with mining activities. For more mining information, contact the DEP Knox District office at (814) 797-1191.)