Department of the Army
Corps of Engineers
The Release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Town of Nags Head Proposed Beach Nourishment Project in Dare County, NC
Department of the Army, U.S.:
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE), Wilmington District, Regulatory Division, has been reviewing a request for Department of the Army authorization, pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, from the Town of Nags Head to dredge up to 4.6 million cubic yards of beachquality sediment from an offshore borrow source, and deposit the material along approximately 10 miles of ocean shoreline in the Town of Nags Head.
The applicant proposes to utilize a self-contained hopper dredge during a proposed construction window from April through September to undertake the dredging operations and discharge the sand on the beach via submerged pipeline. The applicant’s proposed borrow areas include sites identified as having beach quality material in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District’s EIS, entitled Final Feasibility Report and Environmental: dated September 2000 (USACE 2000).
Written comments on the Final:
Copies of comments and questions regarding the Final EIS may be addressed to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, Washington Regulatory Field Office.
ATTN: File Number 200640282, 2407
W. Fifth Street, Washington, NC 27889.
Copies of the Draft EIS can be reviewed on the Wilmington District Regulatory homepage at, http://www.saw.usace.army.mil/wetlands/
EIS will be received until July 26, 2010.
Impact Statement on Hurricane Protection and Beach Erosion Control,
Army Corps of Engineers, DoD.