Notice of Public Meeting and Public Comment Period – Draft Round 4 Restoration Plan The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, comprising the Massachusetts SubCouncil of the Housatonic River Natural Resource Trustees (MA SubCouncil), will hold a public meeting on May 1, 2019, at 5:30 pm at the Lenox Public Library (Welles Gallery), 18 Main Street, in Lenox, MA, to present the Draft Round 4 Restoration Plan and Supplemental Environmental Assessment (RP/SEA) for the Massachusetts Housatonic River Watershed Restoration Program (Restoration Program). Round 4 of the Restoration Program will provide a means to disburse up to $1.5 million of the approximately $7.75 million recovered from General Electric to fund compensatory restoration projects that restore, rehabilitate, replace, and/or acquire the equivalent of injured natural resources and their services in the Massachusetts watershed of the Housatonic River. The Draft Round 4 RP/SEA presents the MA SubCouncil’s preferred compensatory restoration projects for Round 4 of the Restoration Program.
The Draft Round 4 RP/SEA will be subject to public comment for a 30-day period beginning on April 16, 2019, and ending at 5:00 PM, May 15, 2019.
View the Draft Round 4 RP/SEA, hardcopies are also available at the Lenox Library and other public libraries in the Housatonic River watershed.
The MA SubCouncil will receive public comments during the May 1, 2019, public meeting, and written public comments on the Draft Round 4 RP/SEA will be accepted until May 15, at 5:00 PM, at:Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Waste Site Cleanup One Winter Street, 6th Floor Boston, MA 02108 Re: BWSC-NRD-2018-12 Attn: Thomas M. Potter
Additional information can be obtained by contacting Thomas Potter by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone @ 617-292-5628.
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