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Aug
23
Mon
Aquaculture Lease Hearing-Wolfe Neck Oyster Co, LLC, Yarmouth @ American Legion Log Cabin or ONLINE
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The DMR is holding a public hearing to take evidence on an aquaculture lease application for the following:

 

Applicant Name and Lease Type  

Wolfe Neck Oyster Company, LLC

☐ Experimental Lease

Standard Lease

Culture Type Bottom culture

(No gear)

Suspended culture

(Gear on bottom and/or suspended)

Species Shellfish         ☐Marine algae         ☐Finfish                 ☐Other
General Location, waterbody, Town Southeast of Lanes Island, Casco Bay, Yarmouth
Acreage and Lease Term Requested 8.00 Acres Term: 10 Years

 

The public hearing on this application has been scheduled as follow:

 

August 23, 2021

3:00 p.m.

American Legion Log Cabin

196 Main St

Yarmouth ME 04096

Remote participation via Microsoft Teams

 If the August 23, 2021 public hearing is postponed or continued, an alternate public hearing will be held on August 24, 2021 at the same time and location. Notice of a postponement or a continuance will be posted on DMR’s ’website.

INFORMATION ON DMR WEBSITE: See DMR’s website for the lease application and DMR site report: http://www.maine.gov/dmr/aquaculture/leases/pending/index.html

 REGISTERING FOR THE HEARING: The hearing will be conducted in-person and remotely in accordance with the adjudicatory proceeding provisions of the Maine Administrative Procedure Act (5 M.R.S.A., ch. 375, subchapter 4). Persons wishing to attend the hearing and ask questions of the parties or testify under oath about the effect of the proposed lease must register to participate. Interested persons need to complete an online registration form no later than 5:00 p.m., August 8, 2021. If you are unable to register online or need assistance with the form, please contact DMR.

Online registration can be completed at: https://www.maine.gov/dmr/aquaculture/meetinglist.html.

INTERVENING: Applications to intervene need to be received by DMR no later than 5:00 p.m., August 8, 2021. DMR will decide whether to grant intervenor applications five days before the hearing. If you are granted intervenor status, you become a legal party to the proceeding. See the contact information below to request an intervenor application from DMR. You do not need to be an intervenor to participate in the proceeding.

 

 

 

Address questions to:

Maine Department of Marine Resources

Attn: Aquaculture Division

21 State House Station

Augusta, ME 04333-0021

(207) 624-6567

Send e-mails to DMRaquaculture@maine.gov

 

For disability accommodations, contact Melissa Macaluso at:

(207) 624-6553, Melissa.Macaluso@maine.gov; or 877-243-2823, TTY 711

 

RELEVANT AUTHORITY: Chapter 2 of DMR regulations; 5 M.R.S.A. §9501 et seq. & 12 M.R.S.A. §6072(1) et seq., & 12 M.R.S.A. §6072-A(1) et seq.

 

 

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