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Wetlands board approves 6 requests

The Gloucester County Wetlands Board approved six requests during its Aug. 12 meeting, which was held in the colonial courthouse.

Travis Camechis requested permission to construct a 30-foot groin and an 80-foot by 2-foot semicircle bulkhead 10 feet on the downriver side of Leigh Drive. The board approved the request by a 4-3 margin.

James Gunn requested the approval of a large project on Fox Creek. The project will see the construction of several bulkheads totaling 503 feet and a total of 80 feet of riprap sill installation. Much of the riprap will be installed to encourage growth of wetland vegetation. The project, located on Allmondsville Road, was approved unanimously.

Benjamin Good of Denton Lane sought approval to construct and install 140 feet of riprap revetment with one stone core and class-two armor stones. The project will include two 48-foot jetties. The board voted unanimously to approve the project.

William and Jennifer Gardner requested authorization to repai...

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