Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission today approved
a Notice of Intent that would allow the Louisiana Department
of Wildlife and Fisheries to process pending oyster lease
established a moratorium on the issuance of oyster leases
for waterbottoms not under lease and on the taking of lease
applications on March 7, 2002.
if it is approved, would allow applications that were pending
on March 7, 2002 to be processed. There are 437 pending applications
encompassing approximately 30,000 acres on file. The commission
will consider public comment on the notice of intent prior
to the promulgation of the final rule.
parties may submit written comments relative to the notice
of intent to: Heather Warner-Finley, Louisiana Department
of Wildlife and Fisheries, P.O. Box 98000, Baton Rouge, LA
70898-9000 prior to Thursday, May 3, 2007.