FISH AND BOAT COMMISSION
Triploid Grass Carp Permit Application
[50 Pa.B. 7117]
[Saturday, December 12, 2020]
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
Perry Cooley Rockwell Pond
41 50` 16"
-76 14` 37"
Orwell Township, Bradford County 21-acre lake tributary to Johnson Creek tributary to Wysox Creek tributary to North Branch of the Susquehanna River Ceratophyllum demersum, Potamogeton amplifolius, Utricularia spp. Peggy Walters Walters Pond
41 45` 17"
-76 37` 54"
West Burlington Township,
13-acre lake tributary to North Branch Towanda Creek tributary to Towanda Creek tributary to North Branch of the Susquehanna River Ceratophyllum demersum, Lemma spp., Brasenia schreberi, Nymphaea odorata, Nuphar spp.
TIMOTHY D. SCHAEFFER,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 20-1759. Filed for public inspection December 11, 2020, 9:00 a.m.]
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