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USACE seeks comments on proposed work in conjunction with Sugarloaf West Mountain project

USACE, New England District
Published Jan. 11, 2022

 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from Boyne Resorts for proposed work in numerous unnamed freshwater wetlands and streams off West Mountain Road in conjunction with the construction of the Sugarloaf West Mountain Development Project at Carrabassett Valley in Franklin County, Maine. 

The proposed work involves the placement of fill, grading, grubbing, and clearing of freshwater wetlands, as well as the installation of freshwater stream crossings in conjunction with the construction of the Sugarloaf West Mountain Development Project. The proposed project will include the addition of one ski lift, 140 acres of ski terrain, a skier services building, 196 total housing units and parking areas within an approximate 460-acre undeveloped parcel. 

The project will be constructed in three phases and approximately 4.3 acres of permanent freshwater wetland will be impacted.

USACE is soliciting comments from members of the public; federal, state and local agencies; American Indian Tribes; and other interested parties to consider and evaluate the impacts of this proposed activity. The public notice with more detailed information is available for review on the District website at https://www.nae.usace.army.mil/Missions/PublicNotices, file # NAE-2021-00994.

Public comments on this proposed work should be forwarded no later than Feb. 10, 2022 to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, Attn: LeeAnn B. Neal, Regulatory Division, 696 Virginia Road, Concord, MA 01742 or by email to  leeann.b.neal@usace.army.mil. Please reference file # NAE-2021-00994.

Bryan Purtell

Release no. 22-002