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Official Comment LettersReview Process During the Upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic Study
Accepted at the 02/19/12 Study Committee Meeting
The National Park Service is mandated to formally review projects which fall under Section 7 Review for direct, adverse impacts on the river (projects must be all of the following: fully or partially federally funded, construction/development, and directly related to the river) during the study period.
All official comment letters will be posted on our website. To date, the following projects have been reviewed by the NPS:
The Study Committee is not mandated to formally review projects during the study period. If the NPS is reviewing a project, it will be brought to the attention of the Study Committee at the next monthly Study Committee meeting. At that meeting, NPS staff will discuss the project under review and solicit opinions of the Study Committee; the Study Committee will decide whether not they wish to formally review the project themselves.
NPS staff will circulate a draft of its comments to the Officers and Study Coordinator to solicit input. Time permitting, the Study Committee may choose to have additional discussion/action during the next monthly Study Committee meeting. After the NPS staff write their official comments they will be circulated to the Study Committee. At the next monthly Study Committee meeting the Committee will decide to 1) support the NPS letter or 2) write their own additional comments/letter.Kingdom Community Wind - Lowell Wind Project
∗Note: This letter was approved by the Upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic Study Committee on July 15, 2010 (see minutes) and signed that day by Jacques Couture, Chair.
Enosburg Falls Hydroelectric Project
Letter to the Vermont Traditions Coalition (VTC) regarding the Management Plan, and their questions about designation.