Housatonic River
Natural Resource Restoration -
Press Release
 
 
 
 


USFWS


Mass EOEA
 

 

 


Woodlot
Alternatives, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 5-2-05

A DRAFT Restoration Project Selection Procedure (RPSP) has been developed for the Housatonic River watershed in Massachusetts by the MA SubCouncil.  The document will be released for public review and comment on May 2, 2005.  The DRAFT RPSP will be available online at www.ma-housatonicrestoration.org and at public libraries in the towns of Great Barrington, Lee, Lenox, Pittsfield, Sheffield, and Stockbridge shortly thereafter. 

 A public meeting on the DRAFT RPSP will be held:

Wednesday, May 11, 2005
5:30 7:30 PM
Lee Town Hall
32 Main Street in Lee, Massachusetts

 

Public comment is invited at the meeting or in writing.  Comments are due by May 27, 2005. 

Submit comments by post to:

DRAFT RPSP Comments

Attn.:  Mr. Michael Chelminski

Woodlot Alternatives, Inc.

30 Park Drive

Topsham, ME 04086 

 Or, by email to:  mchelminski@woodlotalt.com (Subject:  DRAFT RPSP Comments).

In accordance with a settlement with the General Electric Co. for PCB contamination in the Housatonic River, the DRAFT RPSP describes the process for the solicitation, evaluation, and selection of compensatory natural resource restoration projects within the watershed.  The development and implementation of the DRAFT RPSP is overseen by state and federal natural resource trustees, ex officio delegates, and private consultants.

 
     

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