[THIS LETTER REPRESENTS A FICTITIOUS SAMPLE OF A COMMENT LETTER]
January 1, 2010
Environmental Protection Agencies
Office of Water
RE: Docket ID No.: EPA-HQ-OW-2010-0000 [each
Federal Register notice will include a docket number to identify the proposed rule and associated documents. The docket number is located in the “Addresses”
section of the Federal Register notice.]
Dear Administrator Johnson:
I am writing to you today to comment on the notice of proposed rulemaking published in the Federal Register regarding [discharge limits to local streams].
([Docket ID No.: EPA-HQ-OW-2010-0000]).
I agree/disagree with the approach the agency is taking for the following reasons:
In lieu of the approach included in this notice, I would suggest the following alternative as it will be easier for regulated entities to comply with the new rule:
- Alternative 1
- Alternative 2
Thank you for providing me with the opportunity to comment on these regulations.