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: Glen Forman;
Location: The project site is located in Galveston Bay, at 6400 Harborside Drive in Galveston, Galveston County, Texas. The site can be located on the U.S.G.S. quadrangle map titled: GALVESTON, Texas. Latitude: 29.297778 North; Longitude: -94.846667 West.
Project Description: The applicant proposes to discharge fill material into 10.65 acres of Galveston Bay to expand the existing land out into the bay. Such activities include installing approximately 1,125 linear feet of sheet piling, discharging 36,000 cubic yards of sandy clay and 560 cubic yards of rip-rap into Galveston Bay.
CMP Project No.: 14-1072-F1.
Type of Application: This application will be reviewed pursuant to Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 and Section 404 of the CWA.