Notice of opportunity to Register - Chapter 41-Menhaden-Public Hearing

DMR is processing a proposed rule change to Chapter 41 (Menhaden), which would establish the 2021 harvest rules. A remote public hearing on the proposal will be held on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 4 p.m. The hearing will be held via Microsoft Teams, so you can participate via phone or computer. The hearing may be continued as necessary on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at the same time and format. Persons interested in participating the hearing need to register no later than 5pm on Monday, March 15th. Registration can be completed here

The deadline for submitting written comments is March 28, 2021. Comments provided in writing, or at a public hearing are given equal deference. To view a copy of the proposed rule, please visit: https://www.maine.gov/dmr/laws-regulations/proposed-rulemaking.html . The notice includes information on where to send written comments.