Mr. Bob Berto, with White Pass & Yukon Route states that the project purpose is to remove contaminated sediments from the Skagway Ore Basin that are associated with periodic spillage from historical ore loading operations. Work being proposed includes to conduct remedial dredging of contaminate sediments within waters of the U.S. below the Mean High Water Mark (+15.7 feet above the 0.0 foot contour). Specifically the work would include the mechanical dredging of 10,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediments from 19,000 square feet of tidal waters and the placement of 1,100 cubic yards of clean sand cover material into 19,000 square feet of tidal waters. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-10), dated November 7, 2019. The project site is located within Section 14, T. 28 S., R. 59 E., Copper River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Skagway B-1; Latitude 59.451358º N., Longitude -135.325289º W.; in Skagway, Alaska. Please contact Matthew Brody at (907) 790-4493, or by email at Matthew.T.Brody@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.
POA-1981-00334, Taiya Inlet_PN