DEEP: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Notice of Tentative Determination (New Haven & West Haven)

Notice of Tentative Determination to Approve
Coastal Consistency Review and Water Quality Certification
Applicant:  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Application Nos.: 201905657-WQC and 201906504-FCC
City/Town: New Haven and West Haven
 
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (“DEEP”) hereby gives notice that a tentative determination has been reached to approve the following application submitted under Section 401 of the Federal Clean Water Act, as amended, for a Water Quality Certificate and conditionally concur in accordance with Section 307(c)(1) of the Coastal Zone Management Act for the review of proposed activity for consistency with the enforceable policies of Connecticut’s federally approved Coastal Management Program contained in sections 22a-92 to 22a-112 of the Connecticut General Statutes for work waterward of the coastal jurisdiction line in tidal, coastal or navigable waters of the state.
 
Applicant's Name/Email/Address: Barbara Blumeris; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 696 Virginia Road, Concord, MA, 01742; 978-318-8737; barbara.r.blumeris@usace.army.mil.
Site Location: New Haven Harbor
 
PROPOSED ACTIVITY
The proposed activity includes maintenance dredging and improvements to the New Haven Harbor Federal Navigation Project with sediment placement within New Haven Harbor and at the Central Long Island Disposal Site and will affect coastal resources. 
 
INFORMATION REQUESTS/PUBLIC COMMENT
Interested persons may obtain a copy of the application from the above contact or by sending a request for an electronic copy to DEEP at susan.jacobson@ct.gov.  The application is available for inspection at DEEP, Land & Water Resources Division, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, from 8:30 - 4:30 Monday through Friday.  Additional surveys, plans or other materials may be available with the original application file at DEEP.  All interested parties are invited to express their views on the tentative determination concerning this application.  Written comments on the application should be directed to Susan Jacobson, DEEP Land & Water Resources Division, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106-5127, no later than thirty (30) days from the publication date of this notice.  Comments regarding this application may be submitted via electronic mail to: susan.jacobson@ct.gov.
 
/s/ Brian P. Thompson
Brian P. Thompson, Director
 
Published in the New Haven Register on June 28, 2019
 
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