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Posted 7/9/2013

Release no. 2013-060


Contact
Tim Dugan
978-318-8264
cenae-pa@usace.army.mil

CONCORD, Mass. Timber Creek at Okemo Number II, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with a residential ski development in Ludlow, Vermont.

 

The permit applicant proposes to place fill material in 42,198 square feet (0.97 acre) of waters of the U.S. in conjunction with the 208 unit recreational, ski-in/ski-out residential “Timber Creek at Okemo II” development off Trailside Road in Ludlow. Secondary impacts will potentially occur to an additional 127,364 square feet (2.92 acres) of forested wetland and 18,278 square feet (0.42 acre) of streams.

 

The work is proposed in various streams and wetlands off the west side of Trailside Road in Ludlow.

 

The application for the federal permit was filed by Timber Creek at Okemo Number II, LLC with the Corps of Engineers in compliance with Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, which regulates the discharge or fill of material in U. S. waters, including wetlands.

 

The public notice, with more detailed information, can be viewed on the Corps website at

http://www.nae.usace.army.mil/Missions/Regulatory/PublicNotices.aspx.

             

Public comments on this proposal by Timber Creek at Okemo Number II, LLC (File # NAE-2010-1452) should be forwarded no later than Aug. 9, 2013 to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, Vermont Project Office (ATTN: Marty Abair), 8 Carmichael Street, Suite 205, Essex Junction, Vermont 05452. Additional information is available from Permit Project Manager Marty Abair at 802-872-2893 or by email to martha.a.abair@usace.army.mil.