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POA-1994-01014, Orca Inlet_PN

Published Feb. 4, 2022
Expiration date: 3/7/2022

Native Village of Eyak (NVE), PO Box 1388, 110 Nicholoff Way, Cordova, Alaska 99574, states the purpose of project has not changed from that described in Section 1.2 of the 2006 FEIS. The project purpose is to:
• Construct an Oil Spill Response Facility and deep-water port in the Cordova area that could receive oil spill equipment from any location at all tides, via an air-to-ground-to-response-vessel or cargo vessel-to-response-vessel transportation sequence,
• Accommodate existing and foreseeable future oil spill response vessels and oil spill response-related cargo vessels with deeper drafts than can be accommodated by existing facilities in the area, and
• Include an adequately sized area, contiguous to the dock, for staging and storing response equipment.
The proposed permit modification include: 1) Road realignment near Humpback Creek, 2) Reduce road length from 4.5 miles to 4.32 miles, 3) Bridge crossings at No-name Creek, 4) Shepard Point pad and staging area increase from 3.5 acres to 5.5 acres, 5) Install interlocking steel sheet pile retaining wall at Shepard Point pad and staging area, 6) Boat ramp configuration change, and 7) Remove 2017 DA Permit POA-1994-01014 Special Condition 5. The project site is located within Sections 1, 2, 10, and 11, T. 15 S., R. 3 W., Copper River Meridian, USGS Quad Map Cordova C-5; between Latitude 60.578259° N., Longitude 145.721472° W.; and Latitude 60.630286° N., Longitude 145.671076° W., along Orca Inlet in Prince William Sound, near Cordova, Alaska. Please contact Bryan Herczeg at (907) 753-2772, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at if further information is desired concerning this notice.