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Date: January 8, 2024
Permit No.: MI0060137
Designated Site Name: Bridgeport Twp MS4-Saginaw

The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), Water Resources Division (WRD), proposes to reissue a permit to Bridgeport Charter Township for the Bridgeport Charter Township Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System located in Saginaw County, Michigan. The applicant discharges storm water to surface waters of the state of Michigan.

The draft permit includes the following modifications to the previously issued permit: Permit language has been revised to incorporate updated references and terminology. The Statewide E. coli Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) is now required as part of the permittee’s TMDL Implementation Plan.

Copies of the permit application, Public Notice, draft permit, and other relevant documents associated with this proposed permitting action may be obtained via the Internet at (select ‘Public Notice Search,’ enter the permit number into the search field, and then click ‘Search’), or at the WRD's Bay City District Office located at 401 Ketchum Street, Suite B, Bay City, MI 48708-5430, telephone: 989-894-6200.

Persons wishing to submit comments on the draft permit should do so through MiEnviro Portal. Go to, select ‘Public Notice Search,’ search for this public notice by entering the permit number into the search field, click ‘Search,’ click ‘View,’ click ‘Add Comment,’ enter information into the fields, and then click ‘Submit.’ Comments or objections to the draft permit received by February 7, 2024, will be considered in the final decision to issue the permit, as will comments made at a public hearing should one be requested and held by the Department on the draft permit.

Any person may request the Department to hold a public hearing on the draft permit. The request should include specific reasons for the request, indicating which portions of the draft permit constitute the need for a hearing. If submitted comments indicate significant public interest in the draft permit or if useful information may be produced, the Department may, at its discretion, hold a public hearing on the draft permit. If a public hearing is scheduled, public notice of the hearing will be provided at least 30 days in advance. Inquiries should be directed to Jessica Stiles, Permits Section, WRD, EGLE, P.O. Box 30458, Lansing, Michigan 48909-7958; telephone: 517-525-9437; or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..