Date: December 6, 2023
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Downeast Institute, 39 Wildflower Lane
The applicant listed below has submitted a complete draft standard lease application to the Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) and scheduled a scoping session accordingly.
Applicant: Downeast Institute
Culture Type: Suspended culture
Waterbody: Eastern Bay
Term and Acreage: 20 years, 3.95 acres
If the scoping session listed above is cancelled, an alternate scoping session will be held on December 7, 2023, at the same time and location. Notice of a cancellation will be posted on DMR’s website under ‘Meetings and Events.’
What is a scoping session?
At the scoping session, the applicant will explain their tentative proposal to members of the public. It’s an opportunity for members of the public to provide feedback on the proposal, prior to the applicant submitting a final application and an eventual public hearing. This meeting does not determine whether the proposal will be granted.
How to participate:
You can attend the session or contact the applicant. A copy of the draft lease application, which includes the location of the proposed site and operational plans is available on DMR’s website under ‘Maine Aquaculture Leases and LPAs.’ Questions about the leasing process may be sent to: DMRaquaculture@maine.gov
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