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Corps proposes dredging, repairs at St. Paul Island

Published May 8, 2015
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District is proposing to conduct repairs to federal navigation features at St. Paul Harbor on St. Paul Island.

The Corps plans to repair the 1,000-foot-long detached rubble mound breakwater; repair scour holes in the harbor’s entrance channels and adjacent to rubble mound breakwaters; dredge to project depth selected shoaled areas of the main and small boat harbor entrance channels; dredge to project depth a sediment management area; and dispose of dredged material.

Information on the proposed action and anticipated environmental effects are discussed in an environmental assessment and unsigned “finding of no significant impact” available for public review and comments on the Corps’ website at Click on the “Reports and Studies” button and look under “Documents Available for Review, Operations and Maintenance.”

The comment period will close 30 days from the date of this notice. All comments received on or before this date will become part of the official record. The “finding of no significant impact” will be signed upon review of comments received and resolution of significant concerns.

Those interested may send electronic comments and requests for hard copies of the documents to Written comments may be mailed to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District, ATTN: CEPOA-PM-C-ER (Crayton), P.O. Box 6898, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska 99506-0898.

No public meeting is scheduled at this time. Those who believe a meeting should be conducted may send a written request to the above address during the 30-day review period.

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Dena O'Dell

Release no. 15-008