Public Comments Needed for San Bernard Mouth Restoration
If you want to help reopen the mouth of the San Bernard, here is your chance. Currently, the Corps of Engineers has posted a public notice (SWG-2015-00603) for comments on a permit application proposal to re-dredge the San Bernard River mouth and dredge every 2 years. Public comments must reach the Corps by September 16, 2016. Please read the documentation and send in your comments supporting this project. Now is your time to help the river.
Read the full Public Notice: http: click HERE
Here’s a synopsis of the project:
Public Notice No. SWG-2015-00603, the applicant proposes to hydraulically dredge approximately 123,000 cubic yards of material from the existing channel of the San Bernard River, and the project site is located in the San Bernard River, the Gulf of Mexico, the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Cedar Lakes, and adjacent waters, southwest of Freeport, in Brazoria County, Texas, has been published by the Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on our website at http://1.usa.gov/W3QHS0. Comments are due in this office no later than 16 September 2016.
How to Send Comments on Regulatory Division Public Notices: Send comments to the Regulatory Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and P.O. Box 1229, Galveston, Texas 77553-1229 or by electronic mail to our Public Notice Comment Email (firstname.lastname@example.org ). Comments made in reference to a public notice should include your name, address, phone number and the Department of the Army permit number referenced in the public notice (SWG-2015-00603). 409-766-3869 Phone 409-766-6301 Fax.