CONCORD, Mass. – McGee Properties, LLC, of West Gardiner, Maine, 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 building roads and lot development at a subdivision in West Gardiner, Maine.
McGee Properties, LLC, proposes to retain and maintain approximately 151,630 square feet (3.48 acres) of freshwater wetland fill material placed in multiple locations within the Rabbit Ridge Acres residential subdivision off of High Street in West Gardiner, Maine, in conjunction with the construction of roads servicing the subdivision and lot development. The fill material was placed incrementally over the years between 1995 and 2011.
This work occurred in unnamed freshwater wetlands off of Seth’s Way and West Ridge Road Extension off of High Street in West Gardiner.
The application for the federal permit was filed by McGee Properties, LLC, with the Corps of Engineers n compliance with Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, which regulates the discharge or fill of material in United States waters, including adjacent wetlands.
The public notice, with additional information, can be viewed on the Corps website at
Public comments referencing this permit request by McGee Properties, LLC, (File # NAE-2012-01216) should be forwarded no later than Oct. 2, 2013 to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, Maine Project Office (ATTN: LeeAnn Neal), 675 Western Ave., #3, Manchester, Maine 04351. Additional information is available from Permit Project Manager LeeAnn Neal at 207-623-8367, Ext. 2 or by email to email@example.com.