The Kentucky Division of Water (DOW) made public notification of proposed new water quality criteria for selenium on Feb. 5, 2013 and is receiving public comment on these proposed criteria through Mar. 1, 2013. This is the letter to LRC explaining the background for this proposed agency amendment and this is a technical document detailing the technical rationale for the amendments to the Kentucky water quality criteria. DOW encourages interested parties to provide comments to the division on these proposed criteria. Comments should be submitted to DOWPublicNotice@ky.gov by COB March 1, 2013. For more information, contact Peter Goodmann at 502-564-3410 or Peter.Goodmann@ky.gov.