RMAC Meeting – October 4, 2016

The RMAC met on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, and included both an RMAC meeting as well as a joint meeting with the LMAC. The meetings were held at the NHDES Offices, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH in Conference Rooms 110-112. All RMAC meetings are open to the public.

Meeting Schedule:

RMAC   9:00 – 11:00 AM
Joint      11:15 AM – 1:30 PM
LMAC    1:45 – 3:45 PM

RMAC Meeting Documents:

2016.10.04 RMAC Meeting Agenda

2016.04.05 RMAC Minutes DRAFT

Summary of 2016 Changes to RSA 483

SLR 16-006 Canaan, VT – CORD is considering a proposed SLR from DRED to dispose of a 20′ wide underground water line utility easement along 5,600 linear feet of the North Stratford-Beecher Falls Rail Trail between Canaan and Beecher Falls, VT. RMAC leadership has proposed a categorical exclusion for this disposal as the impact of this proposal as a ROW easement appears not to impinge on any other uses of this property by the public , or have long term ecological impacts. RMAC leadership has proposed conditioning its response with 1) ROW easement granted has no rights to permanently  impinge on use of the ROW as either a recreation trail or future rail or other transportation purpose in the future,  and 2) that all construction would use appropriate BMPs to avoid any threat to water quality. Comments due Sept. 30th!

Joint RMAC/LMAC Meeting Documents:

2016.10.04 Joint RMAC/LMAC Meeting Agenda

Right to Know Memorandum (138 pages) – If you have the time, please review Chapter IV of this document, which is only 13 pages.

Instream Flow Rulemaking Information – The current draft rule segments and meeting schedule is available here.

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