Notice: Notice and Opportunity to Comment on Requests for Consistency – Golden Triangle Properties, LLC
On January 10, 1997, the State of Texas received federal approval of the Coastal Management Program (CMP) (62 Federal Register pp. 1439 - 1440). Under federal law, federal agency activities and actions affecting the Texas coastal zone must be consistent with the CMP goals and policies identified in 31 TAC Chapter 501. Requests for federal consistency review were deemed administratively complete for the following project(s) during the period of October 28, 2019 to November 8, 2019. As required by federal law, the public is given an opportunity to comment on the consistency of proposed activities in the coastal zone undertaken or authorized by federal agencies. Pursuant to 31 TAC §§506.25, 506.32, and 506.41, the public comment period extends 30 days from the date published on the Texas General Land Office web site. The notice was published on the web site on Friday, November 15, 2019. The public comment period for this project will close at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 15, 2019.
FEDERAL AGENCY ACTIONS:
Applicant: Golden Triangle Properties, LLC
Location: The project site is located in wetlands adjacent to Taylor Bayou, approximately 1.25 miles south of the intersection of State Highways 73 and 93, in Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas.
Latitude & Longitude (NAD 83): 29.874389 -93.993627
Project Description: The applicant proposes to retain 12.2 acres of wetlands that have been filled with clean fill material, retain the conversion of 5.2 acres of forested wetlands that have been converted to herbaceous wetlands and proposes to discharge clean fill material into an additional 0.3 acres of wetlands for the purpose of developing an offloading facility for railroad tank cars. This offloading facility facilitates the transfer of unrefined hydrocarbons to tank barges.
Type of Application: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) permit application # SWG-2014-00661. This application will be reviewed pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Note: The consistency review for this project may be conducted by the Texas Railroad Commission as part of its certification under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act.
CMP Project No: 16-1374-F1
Further information on the applications listed above, including a copy of the consistency certifications or consistency determinations for inspection, may be obtained from Ms. Allison Buchtien P.O. Box 12873, Austin, Texas 78711-2873, or via email at email@example.com. Comments should be sent to Ms. Buchtien at the above address or by email.
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