Please take notice that Linda Stetson, 79 Head Ride Rd., Alna, ME 04535; Phone 207-882-5412, is intending to file a Natural Resources Protection Act permit application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the provisions of 38 M.R.S.A §§ 480-A thru 480-BB on or about July 26, 2016. The application is for replacement of a failing and/or overturning concrete retaining wall along the Sheepscot River with a boulder bank, to protect the property septic system against erosion and to enhance the fish habitat and river bank condition at the following location: 79 Head Tide Rd., Alna, ME.
A request for a public hearing or a request that the board of Environmental Protection assume jurisdiction over this application must be received by the Department, in writing, no later than 20 days after the application is found by the Department to be complete and is accepted for processing. A public hearing may or may not be held at the discretion of the Commissioner or Board of Environmental Protection. Public comment on the application will be accepted throughout the processing of the application.
For Federally licensed, permitted, or funded activities in the coastal Zone, review of this application shall also constitute the State’s consistency review in accordance with the Maine Coastal Program pursuant to Section 307 of the federal Coastal Zone Management Act, 16 U.S.C. §1456.
The application will be filed for public inspection at the Department of Environmental Protection’s office in Augusta during normal working hours. A copy of the application may also be seen at the municipal office in the town of Alna, ME.
Written public comments may be sent to the regional office in Augusta where the application is filed for public inspection: MDEP, Central Maine Regional Office, 17 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333.