The Jackson Laboratory

Please take notice that The Jackson Laboratory intends to file an Air Emission License Application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) pursuant to the provisions of 38 M.R.S.A., Section 590 on or about March 29, 2017. JAX is submitting a 06-096 CMR 115 application to permit the conversion of the existing structure at 21 Kingsland Crossing Ellsworth, Maine (formerly the Lowes building) into a high barrier vivarium that will supplement and expand their current mouse production capacity in Bar Harbor. According to Department regulations, interested parties must be publicly notified, written comments invited, and if justified an opportunity for public hearing given. A request for a public hearing or for the Board of Environmental Protection to assume jurisdiction must be received by the Department, in writing, no later than 20 days after the application is accepted by the Department as complete for processing.

The application and supporting documentation will be available for review at the Bureau of Air Quality DEP offices in Augusta, (207) 287-2437, during normal working hours. A copy of the application and supporting documentation will also available at the municipal office in Ellsworth, Maine.

Written public comments may be sent to Lynn Muzzey at the Bureau of Air Quality, State House Station #17, Augusta, Maine 04333.

Bucksport

NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE

MAINE WASTE DISCHARGE LICENSE/
MAINE POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM
PERMIT APPLICATION

Please take note that, pursuant to 38 MRSA, Sections 413 and 414-A, the Town of Bucksport intends to file a wastewater discharge permit application with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The application is for the discharge of 0.5 MGD of secondary treated effluent to the Penobscot River in the Town of Bucksport, Maine.

CSO: Included in this application is the discharge from two (2) Combined Sewer Overflows to the Penobscot River.

The application will be filed on or about February 23, 2017, and will be available for public inspection at DEP’s Augusta office during normal business hours. A copy may also be seen at the municipal office in the Town of Bucksport.

A request for a public hearing or request that the Board of Environmental Protection assume jurisdiction over this application must be received by the DEP, in writing, no later than 20 days after the application is found acceptable for processing, or 30 days from the date of this notice, whichever is longer. Requests shall state the nature of the issue(s) to be raised. Unless otherwise provided by law, a hearing is discretionary and may be held if the Commissioner or the Board finds significant public interest or there is conflicting technical information.

During the time specified above, persons wishing to receive copies of draft permits and supporting documents, when available, may request them from DEP. Persons receiving a draft permit shall have 30 days in which to submit comments or to request a public hearing on the draft.

Public comment will be accepted until a final administrative action is taken to approve, approve with conditions or deny this application. Written public comments or requests for information may be made to the Division of Water Resource Regulation, Department of Environmental Protection, State House Station #17, Augusta, Maine 04333-0017. Telephone: (207) 287-3901.

Brooksville

Please take notice that Clancy Family, LLC (156 Main Street, Rockport, ME 04856) is intending to file a Natural Resource Protection Act Permit Application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the provisions of 38 M.R.S.A. §§ 481-490 on or about February 27, 2017.

The application is for stabilizing an eroding area of shoreline. The project site is located at 344 Weir Cove Road in Brooksville.

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.

The application will be filed for public inspection at the Department of Environmental Protection’s office in Bangor during normal working hours. A copy of the application may also be seen at the municipal offices in Brooksville, Maine.

Written public comments may be sent to the Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Land and Water Quality, 106 Hogan Road, Bangor, ME 04401.

Town of Cranberry Isles

Please take notice that the Town of Cranberry Isles, Maine, at P.O. Box 56, Islesford, Maine (207-244-4475) is intending to file a Natural Resource Protection Act permit application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (MDEP) pursuant to the provisions of 38 M.R.S.A. §§ 480-A thru 480-BB on or about February 10, 2017.

The application is for a 42-foot extension to the existing town pier on Little Cranberry Island (Islesford).

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 Bangor during normal working hours. A copy of the application may also be seen at the municipal offices in Cranberry Isles, Maine.

Written public comments may be sent to the regional office in Bangor where the application is filed for public inspection. Please direct correspondence to Jessica Damon, MDEP, Eastern Maine Regional Office, 106 Hogan Road, Bangor, Maine 04401.

Town of Blue Hill

Please take notice that Thomas Fanning, 30 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard NW, Atlanta, GA 30308 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 1/31/2017. The application is for raising an existing 10’ x 81’ solid granite pier 4 ft with a wooden walking deck with a 3’ x 40’ ramp and 12’ x 16’ float at the following location: 596 Parker Point Road, Blue Hill 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.
The application will be filed for public inspection at the Department of Environmental Protection’s office in Bangor during normal working hours. A copy of the application may also be seen at the municipal offices in Blue Hill, Maine.
Written public comments may be sent to the regional office in Bangor where the application is filed for public inspection: MDEP, Eastern Maine Regional Office, 106 Hogan Road, Bangor, Maine 04401

Town of Bar Harbor

Please take notice that The Jackson Laboratory intends to file, on or about January 24, 2017, Site Location of Development Law (Site Law) License Amendment and Air Emissions License applications with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the provisions of 38 M.R.S.A. §§ 481 to 490, and 590, respectively, and associated DEP regulations. These applications are to permit the conversion of the existing structure at 21 Kingsland Crossing Ellsworth, Maine (formerly the Lowes building) into a high barrier vivarium that will supplement and expand their current mouse production capacity in Bar Harbor.

A request for a public hearing or a request that the Board of Environmental Protection assume jurisdiction over one or more of the applications 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 each application will be accepted throughout the processing of the application.

The Site Law License application will be available for public inspection at the Department of Environmental Protection’s office in Bangor during normal working hours. The Air License application will be filed for public inspection at the Bureau of Air Quality DEP offices in Augusta during normal working hours. A copy of the applications may also be seen at the municipal offices in Ellsworth, Maine.

Written public comments regarding the Site Law License applications may be sent to Maria Eggett at the Department’s Eastern Maine Regional Office, 106 Hogan Road, Bangor, Maine 04401. Written public comments regarding the Air License application may be sent to Lynn Muzzey at the Bureau of Air Quality, State House Station #17, Augusta, Maine 04333.

Town of Mount Desert

MAINE WASTE DISCHARGE LICENSE APPLICATION
Please take note that, pursuant to 38 MRSA, Section 413 and 414-A, Robert Stolar and Lesley Draper, 73 Baileys Mill Road, Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920 intends to file a wastewater discharge license application with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The application is for the discharge of 450 gallons per day of treated wastewater to Eastern Way in the Town of Mount Desert, Maine. This application will be filed on or about January 12, 2017 and will be available for public inspection at DEP’s Augusta office during normal business hours. A copy may also be seen at the municipal offices in Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Maine.
A request that the Board of Environmental Protection assume jurisdiction over this application must be received by the DEP, in writing, no later than 20 days after the application is found acceptable for processing. Written public comments and request for a public hearing will be accepted for at least 30 days after the application is found acceptable for processing. Requests shall state the nature of the issue(s) to be raised. Unless otherwise provided by law, a hearing is discretionary and may be held if the Commissioner or the Board finds significant public interest or there is conflicting technical information.
Public comment will be accepted until a final administrative action is taken to approve, approve with conditions or deny this application. Written public comments or requests for information may be made to the address below.
Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Water quality Management
OBD Licensing
17 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0017
207-287-3901

Town of Blue Hill

NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE
Please take notice that Lisa and Rex Thors 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 November 11, 2016. The application is for the Installation of a 5’ x 32 Pier with a seasonal 3’-6” x 36’ ramp and two 12’ x 24’ float at the following location: 53 Woods Point Road, Blue Hill 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. Public comment on the application will be accepted throughout the processing of the application. The application will be filed for public inspection at the Department of Environmental Protection’s office in Bangor during normal working hours. A copy of the application may also be seen at the municipal offices in Blue Hill, ME. Written public comments may be sent to the regional office in Bangor where the application is filed for public inspection: MDEP, Eastern Maine Regional Office, 106 Hogan Road, Bangor, Maine 04401.”

Town of Bar Harbor

REVISED NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE
MAINE WASTE DISCHARGE GENERAL PERMIT FOR
SNOW DISCHARGE GENERAL PERMIT

Please take note that, pursuant to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection General Permit for Snow Discharge General Permit, MEG2100000 / MEG 220000, the Town of Bar Harbor of 93 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor, Maine, telephone (207) 288-4681, plans to file a Notice of Intent for coverage with the Department of Environmental Protection (Department). If the coverage is granted, it will allow the discharge of pollutants contained within snow from 12,000 linear feet of roadways, sidewalks and parking areas in the downtown Bar Harbor area off the municipal Town Pier located at Frenchman’s Bay, Bar Harbor, Maine, subject to the terms and conditions of the General Permit. The Notice will be filed on or about November 28, 2016, and will be available for public inspection at the Department’s Augusta office during normal business hours. A copy may also be seen at the Town Office in Bar Harbor.

A copy of the General Permit may be obtained from the Department or at http://www.maine.gov/dep/water/wd/gp.html.

The Department will take no action on the Notice of Intent until 15 days from the date of this publication. Any person wishing to submit comments to the Department regarding the Notice of Intent should do so in writing within 14 days of this publication. Comments should be limited to the applicant’s ability to comply with the terms and conditions of the General Permit. The Department will take these comments into consideration in determining whether or not to approve the Notice of Intent.

Written public comments, requests for information or questions may be directed to the Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water Quality Management, State House Station #17, Augusta, Maine 04333. Telephone (207) 287-7688.

Bar Harbor Airport

PUBLIC NOTICE – NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE

This is a notice to inform you that the Hancock County – Bar Harbor Airport with the Airport Manager’s Office located at 115 Caruso Drive, Trenton, ME 04605, phone (207) 667-7329, is intending to file a Site Location of Development Act permit application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to the provisions of 38 M.R.S.A §§ 481 thru 490 on or about November 3, 2016.

This application is for the construction of a 41’ x 44’ aircraft hangar at the Hancock County – Bar Harbor Airport that is to be constructed on the airfield approximately 1,000 feet south east of the terminal building.

A request for 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.

The application will be filed for public inspection at the Department of Environmental Protection’s office in Bangor during normal working hours. A copy of the application may also be seen at the municipal offices in Trenton, Maine.

Written public comments may be sent to the regional office in Bangor where the application is filed for public inspection:

Maine Department of Environmental Protection
Eastern Maine Regional Office
106 Hogan Road
Bangor, Maine 04401