Wolfe Neck Oyster Company, LLC - Notice of Aquaculture Lease Hearing

Date: August 23, 2021

Time: 3:00 P.M.

Location: The American Legion Log Cabin, 196 Main Street

Town: Yarmouth

On August 23, 2021 at 3:00 p.m., the Department of Marine Resources (DMR) will hold an in-person and remote public hearing to take evidence on an aquaculture lease application for Wolfe Neck Oyster Company, LLC for an 8.00-acre, 10-year standard aquaculture lease on a site located southeast of Lanes Island, Casco Bay, Yarmouth for the suspended culture of American/eastern oysters.

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.

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.

To Register, Click Here

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.

INFORMATION ON DMR WEBSITE: See DMRs website, for the lease application and DMR site report: http://www.maine.gov/dmr/aquaculture/leases/pending/index.html
Questions may be directed to: DMRAquaculture@maine.gov or (207) 624-6567.