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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 23-1532



Triploid Grass Carp Permit Applications

[53 Pa.B. 6982]
[Saturday, November 4, 2023]

 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)(5), 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 may also be submitted electronically to Electronic comments submitted in any other manner will not be accepted.

 The following applications to stock triploid grass carp in waters having a surface area of greater than 5 acres are currently undergoing staff review:

ApplicantWaterLocation of WaterDescription of WaterNature of Vegetation
to be Controlled
Rocco Ali Apollo Spring Church
Sportsman's Club
Apollo Spring Church Sportsman's Club Lake
40° 36` 7"
-79° 28` 18"
Kiskiminetas Township
Armstrong County
17 acre lake that drains to unnamed tributary (UNT) to Roaring Run to Roaring Run to Kiskiminetas River to Allegheny River Naiads (Najas spp.) and Elodea (Elodea spp.)
Steven YarmoshPenn Vista Lake
41° 15` 48"
-75° 16` 44"
Greene Township
Pike County
10.7 acre lake that drains to UNT to Mozette Creek to Wallenpaupack Creek to Delaware RiverCommon Elodea (Elodea canadensis) and Coontail (Ceratophyllum demersum)

Executive Director

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 23-1532. Filed for public inspection November 3, 2023, 9:00 a.m.]

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