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.