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San Luis Pass Inlet Management Plan

Summary

This project is to evaluate the feasibility of dredging and using sediment from the flood tidal delta of San Luis Pass for future erosion response and habitat restoration projects. The project involves working towards obtaining a USACE permit for removal of sand from the delta, preparation of an environmental assessment, and development of strategies to dredge sand for nearby beach nourishment and habitat restoration projects. Preliminary engineering, design and permitting tasks have been undertaken to evaluate the effects of removing large volumes of sediment from the delta, using data collected from geologic surveys and sediment movement modeling.

Basics

Brazoria

N/A

N/A

$400,000

Classification

• CIAP
• CEPRA

• Beach Nourishment with Beneficial use of Dredged Material
• Planning, Study, Data Collection

• Permit
• Study



Funding Sources

Source 1

Completed

1384

Coastal Erosion Planning and Response Act (CEPRA)

Primary

State

$100,000

04,05,06

2012

Source 2

Completed

N/A

Coastal Impact Assistance Program (CIAP)

Primary

Federal

$300,000

2007

2012


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Contacts

General Land Office
Coastal Resources
800-998-4GLO (4456) press 8
512-475-0773