Notice of Application for a Permit to Apply Pesticides - City of Valdez - Ruth Pond Aquatic Pesticed Use Permit

The City of Valdez has applied to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for a permit to apply herbicide to control weeds in a pond in Valdez, Alaska.

The following project is proposed and is being reviewed by the appropriate regulatory programs.  DEC requests comments from the public regarding the permit application. Copies of the application are available on-line , attached to this notice or upon request.

PROJECT NAME:  Ruth Pond Aquatic Pesticide Use Permit.

WRITTEN COMMENTS: Comments must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. Alaska Standard Time on January 12, 2018. To ensure that your comments are considered in relation to this application, please include the project name at the beginning of your comment. To be considered, comments must be submitted in writing to DEC at the following address:

Rebecca Colvin
Department of Environmental Conservation Pesticide Program
555 Cordova Street, Anchorage AK 99501
Phone: 907-269-7802
Fax: 907-269-7600

PROJECT SUMMARY AND LOCATION: The City of Valdez has applied to DEC for an aquatic pesticide use permit to apply herbicide to a pond located at the corner of S. Hazelet Ave. and Fidalgo Drive to control various pond weeds.

The proposed product is Sonar AS Aquatic Herbicide, EPA registration number 67690-4, with the active ingredient Fluridone. Treatment is proposed to occur between May and August throughout the duration of the permit.

PROJECT NEED:  The recreational pond has become overgrown with pondweed which inhibits recreational use.

City of Valdez
PO Box 307
Valdez, AK 99686


Karin Hendrickson
Department of Environmental Conservation
Pesticide Control Program                
1700 E. Bogard Rd. #B103, Wasilla AK 99654
Phone:  (907) 376-1856

The State of Alaska, Department of Environmental Conservation complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you are a person with a disability who may need a special accommodation in order to participate in this public process, please contact Natalie Wolfe at 907-269-0291 or TDD Relay Service 1-800-770-8973/TTY or dial 711 by the close of the public comment period to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.

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Created 12/4/2017 2:03:11 PM by cfishwick


Department: Environmental Conservation
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Statewide
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Publish Date: 12/6/2017
Archive Date: 1/13/2018
  • Comments Due
    1/12/2018 4:00pm