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July 13, 2016

Public Comment and Hearing on a Threatened Species Taking Permit for VT Gas Pipeline

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources has received an application from Vermont Gas Systems for a Threatened and Endangered Species Taking Permit which would authorize transplanting and taking of the state-threatened Harsh Sunflower (Helianthus strumosus) on one property owned by Vermont Gas Systems in Monkton to allow installation of the Addison Gas Pipeline.

The permit application may be found at:

A public informational hearing is scheduled for Thursday July 28, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. in the Agency of Transportation Board Room, Davis Building 5th Floor, National Life Building, 1 National Life Drive, Montpelier, VT 05602-3702.

Public comments must be received on or before 4:30 p.m. on August 15, 2016. Comments may be sent by email to or by regular mail to: Permits Administrator, Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, Commissioner's Office, 1 National Life Building, Davis 2, Montpelier, Vermont 05620-3702

Media Contact: Catherine Gjessing 802-595-3331

Source: Department of Fish and Wildlife
Last Updated at: July 13, 2016 14:58:01