Category Archives: Water Level Order

O5 January 2019: Clary Lake Association Responds to Aquafortis Appeal of License Transfer

Back on December 26th I posted about Aquafortis Associates LLC appealing the recent DEP Order #L-22585-36-F-T transferring the Clary Lake Water Level Order to the Clary Lake Association. CLA President Malcolm Burson has in turn responded to the appeal with … Continue reading

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26 December 2018: Aquafortis Appeals CLA License Transfer

In a move that should surprise no one, Richard Smith of Aquafortis Associates LLC [AQF] has formally appealed the Department of Environmental Protection’s decision to approve our application to transfer the Clary Lake Water Level Order to our organization. The … Continue reading

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11 December 2018: Clary Lake Water Level Order Transfer Complete

We are pleased to announce that the Department of Environmental Protection has approved the transfer of the Clary Lake Water Level Order from Pleasant Pond Mill LLC to the Clary Lake Association. There was never really any question that the Department … Continue reading

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30 November 2018: Water Level Order Transfer Update

Since closing on the dam property back on October 13th, the Clary Lake Association Board has been out straight trying to get the dam repaired, the old underground storage tank removed, and the Water Level Order transferred over to the … Continue reading

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27 July 2018: Final Sale Motion Hearing Audio, No Ruling Yet

Oral arguments of the Final Sale Motion hearing took place today before U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Michael Fagone. Trustee Jeffrey Piampiano was represented by attorney Kaitlyn Husar, the Clary Lake Association [CLA] was ably represented by attorney Randy Creswell, and Richard Smith and Aquafortis Associates LLC [AQF] were represented by attorney Louis Carrillo. Continue reading

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05 July 2018: No Sale Today, Bankruptcy Case Continued

I had hope to be able to tell everyone today that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court had approved the sale of the Clary Lake dam to the Clary Lake Association, but that announcement is going to have to be postponed for … Continue reading

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27 February 2018: CLARY LAKE WATER LEVEL ORDER UPHELD

Finally! After 4 long years of legal wrangling, yesterday Justice Billings issued his Decision and Order in the matter of Aquafortis Associates LLC [AQF] vs Maine Department of Environmental Protection, denying AQF’s Rule 80C appeal and fully AFFIRMING the Clary … Continue reading

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08 February 2018 Centralmaine.com: Clary Lake Dam water level order appeal heard in Wiscasset court

Clary Lake Dam water level order appeal heard in Wiscasset court Here’s an archived PDF copy if for some reason you can’t get the on line article. Clary Lake Dam water level order appeal heard in Wiscasset court

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07 February 2018: Update on the Clary Lake Water Level Order Appeal

I attended the hearing for oral arguments on the Clary Lake water level order appeal yesterday in Lincoln County Superior Court (case AP 2014-1, Aquafortis Associates LLC [AQF] v. Maine Department of Environmental Protection [DEP or Department]). I was accompanied … Continue reading

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05 February 2018 Reminder: WLO Appeal Hearing for Oral Arguments Tomorrow, February 6th

A quick reminder that a hearing for oral arguments in the Clary Lake Water Level Order Appeal is scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday February 6th at 1:30 PM at the Lincoln County Courthouse in Wiscasset. The hearing is expected to last … Continue reading

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