ANF Reviewing Special Use Permit Proposals

Allegheny National Forest Visitors BureauBRADFORD, PA – May 1, 2017 – The Allegheny National Forest’s Marienville Ranger District has received two special use permit requests which are under review. One is for the construction, maintenance, and use of an access road on National Forest System lands in Millstone Township, Elk County. The other is for the construction, maintenance and use of a 16-inch diameter steel natural gas pipeline on National Forest System lands in Jones Township, Elk County.

The Marienville Ranger District is seeking comments on these two projects. Comments should be submitted by May 26, 2017, however any comments received after this date will be considered to the extent that time allows. Comments, including names and addresses of those who submitted them, will be considered part of the public record and will be available for public inspection.

Information and maps are available at:  http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=51683 (Hunt Marcellus Special Use Pipeline) and http://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=51684 (KC Midstream Solutions Special Use Access Road)

Comments may be submitted by:

  • Mail: Robert T. Fallon, District Ranger, Marienville Ranger District, 131 Smokey Lane, Marienville, PA  16239
  • Fax: 927.2285
  • Email: comments-easter-allegheny-marienville@fs.fed.us. Electronic comments must be submitted in plain text (.txt), rich text format (.rtf), portable document format (.pdf), Word (.doc or .docx), or any other format supported by Microsoft Office applications. Please enter the project name (Hunt Marcellus Special Use Pipeline or KC Midstream Solutions Special Use Access Road) on the subject line and include your name and physical mailing address with your comments.
  • Hand-delivered and verbal comments will be accepted weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at the Marienville Ranger District or by calling 814.927.5700.

For more information, contact Planning Team Leader Kevin Treese at 814-927-5759 or email ktreese@fs.fed.us.