PUBLIC HEARING

In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L. Chapter 131, Section 40, the Boston Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing in Boston City Hall, Room 801 on May 2, 2012 to review the following projects to determine what conditions, if any, the Commission will impose in order to protect the interests of the public and private water supply, ground water, prevention of pollution, flood control, prevention of storm damage, protection of fisheries and land containing shellfish, and protection of wildlife habitat:

[box]6:00 PM Request to amend Order of Conditions DEP File No. 006-1244 from Boston Boat Basin LLC, to replace existing floats and remove and install existing and new piles at 87 Commercial Wharf, North End, Boston Inner Harbor (Land Under Ocean, Fish Run). Continued from the April 4, 2012 Public Hearing[/box]

6:15 PM Notice of Intent from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation for the removal of existing piers and docks and installation of new fixed piers, floating docks and wave screens at Georges Island, Boston Harbor (Land Under Ocean, Coastal Beach, Coastal Bank, Land Containing Shellfish, Land Subject to Coastal Storm Flowage).

6:30 PM Notice of Intent from the Massachusetts Port Authority for the installation of an electrical duct bank at Logan International Airport, East Boston, Boston Harbor (100-foot Buffer Zone to Coastal Bank).

[box]6:45 PM Enforcement Order issued to Leo Buk Lhu, Barnacle Marina, for the alteration of wetland resource areas without a valid Order of Conditions, Atlantic Avenue, North End, Boston Inner Harbor.              [/box]

Sign Language interpreters are available upon prior request.  The Commission will hold a public meeting immediately following the last hearing or as appropriate following any hearing.  Plans and filings with the Commission may be viewed at the Environment Department, Boston City Hall, Room 805, during regular business hours, 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.  For more information, call 617-635-4417.

For the Commission,

Chris H. Busch, Executive Director

Ed: Emphasis added for North End / Waterfront issues. Barnacle Marina is located on the north side of Commercial Wharf.

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