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Environmental Assessment Comment Period Notification

Jan 4, 2022

AKWESASNE -- The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Environment Division is notifying community members that a 10-day Public Comment Period is being provided for an environmental assessment. First Americans- Retail, is a proposed cannabis dispensary located at 870 State Route 37, near the former IGA. The expedited review is for individuals to review plans for the small-scale construction project to prevent or minimize potential impacts to the environment and community.

The submitted environmental assessment is available to view under “Publications” on the Tribe’s website at A copy can also be requested by contacting Jessica Raspitha, SRMT Land Resources Program Manager at (518) 358-5937.

The deadline to submit written comments is Friday, January 14th and can be sent to:

Jessica Raspitha Land Resources Program Manager SRMT Environment Division 449 Frogtown Road Akwesasne, NY 13655 Email: