FISH AND BOAT COMMISSION
Triploid Grass Carp Permit Application
[40 Pa.B. 5544]
[Saturday, September 25, 2010]
Under 58 Pa. Code § 71.7 (relating to triploid grass carp), the Fish and Boat Commission (Commission) may issue permits to stock triploid grass carp in Commonwealth waters. Triploid grass carp are sterile fish that may, in appropriate circumstances, help control aquatic vegetation. The Commission has determined consistent with 58 Pa. Code § 71.7(e)(3) to seek public input with respect to any proposed stockings of triploid grass carp in waters having a surface area of more than 5 acres.
Interested persons are invited to submit written comments, objections or suggestions about the notice to the Executive Director, Fish and Boat Commission, P. O. Box 67000, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7000, within 10 days after publication of this notice in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. Comments submitted by facsimile will not be accepted. Comments also may be submitted electronically by completing the form at www.fishandboat.com/regcomments. If an acknowledgment of electronic comments is not received by the sender within 2 working days, the comments should be retransmitted to ensure receipt.
The following application to stock triploid grass carp in waters having a surface area of greater than 5 acres is currently undergoing staff review. This application was previously published at 40 Pa.B. 5106 (September 4, 2010). However, the notice incorrectly stated that the lake ultimately discharges into the Delaware River instead of the Susquehanna River. The correct description is set forth as follows:
Applicant Water Location of Water Description of Water Nature of
Vegetation to be Controlled
Viola E. Benjamin Benjamin's Pond Asylum Township
20 acre lake which discharges into an UNT to Bennetts Creek and then into the Susquehanna River Elodea canadensis
JOHN A. ARWAY,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 10-1849. Filed for public inspection September 24, 2010, 9:00 a.m.]
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