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 September 16, through October 21, 2013. 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 October 23, 2013. The public comment period for this project will close at 5:00 p.m. on November 22, 2013.
Applicant: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers;
Project Description: Public notice is for the re-issuance of three Regional General Permits: #SWG-1998-02413 to install pipelines by directional drilling; #SWG-2002-02392 to construct aerial electric power transmission and distribution lines, and utility cable crossing, where support structures are not to be located in navigable waters of the United States and; #SWG-2002-02405 to maintenance dredge existing authorized facilities in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, and the Rincon Channel, from Corpus Christi Channel, to and including Canals A and B.
CMP Project No.: 13-1120-F1.
Type of Application: These applications are being evaluated under Sec. 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 and Sec. 404 of the Clean Water Act.Type of Application: This application will be reviewed pursuant to Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899.