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Permit sought for fill in Greenwich, Conn.

Published May 20, 2014
CONCORD, Mass. – Richard & Christine Wolff; Donald & Colleen Wood-Smith; John & Christina Horner are 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 placing fill material in the Byram River in Greenwich, Conn.

The permit applicant proposes to place fill material in a man-made boat basin that encompasses three residential properties. The work is proposed in the Byram River at 224, 230 and 232 Byram Shore Road in Greenwich, Conn. The proposed project will impact 0.12 acres of Essential Fish Habitat.

The application for the federal permit was filed with the Corps of Engineers in compliance with Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act, which provides for federal regulation of any work in, or affecting navigable waters of the United States and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, which regulates the discharge for fill of material in U.S. waters, including wetlands. The public notice, with more specifics on the proposed work, can be viewed on the Corps website at:

Public Comments on this proposed work by the applicant (file #NAE-2014-729) should be forwarded no later than June 20, 2014 to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, Regulatory Division (ATTN: Lindsay Flieger), 696 Virginia Road, Concord, MA 01742-2751. Additional information is available from Permit Project Manager Lindsay Flieger at 978-318-8656 or toll free 800-343-4789 or 800-362-4367 (if calling from within Massachusetts) or by email to:

Tim Dugan

Release no. 2014-062