Triploid Grass Carp Permit Application
[46 Pa.B. 5983]
[Saturday, September 17, 2016]
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 applications to stock triploid grass carp in waters having a surface area of greater than 5 acres are currently undergoing staff review:
Applicant Water Location of Water Description of Water Nature of Vegetation
to be Controlled
Big Bass Lake Community
52.5-acre lake discharges
to Lake Natalie to the
Fanwort, Parrotfeather, White Water Lily, Watershield Big Bass Lake Community
36.1-acre lake discharges
to the Lehigh River
Fanwort, Parrotfeather, White Water Lily Big Bass Lake Community
Big Bass Lake
92.7-acre lake discharges
to Tamarack Creek and
Meadow Brook to the
Bladderwort, Brittle Naiad, Nitella, Slender Naiad
JOHN A. ARWAY,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-1624. Filed for public inspection September 16, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]
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