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ENB Region 1 Notices 1/20/2021

Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The Town of Islip, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Phase Ill Aquaculture License Program will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the proposed expansion of the Aquaculture License Program in the Great South Bay. The proposed Phase Ill area in the bay consists of 1,569 acres approximately 2,800 foot off the shoreline of mainland Long Island. The area lies entirely in underwater lands under the jurisdiction of the Town of Islip. The Phase Ill program is designed to provide opportunities for the expansion of the existing aquaculture operations as well as for the entry of new participants into the program. The project is located in Great South Bay in the Town of Islip, New York.

Contact: Martin Bellew, Town of Islip, 655 Main Street, Islip, NY 11751, Phone: (631) 595-3630, E-mail:

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