Department of Defense July 6, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Whittier Harbor Navigation Improvements Feasibility Study
Document Number: E9-15834
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Engineers Corps, Army Department
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announces its intention to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to study the feasibility of expanding the existing moorage capacity for vessels at Whittier, AK. This study will be performed through partnership of USACE and the City of Whittier. The existing moorage at Whittier is at maximum capacity, resulting in overcrowded and unsafe conditions for harbor users. Additionally, the City will be unable to meet the growing moorage demands of commercial, charter, recreation, and subsistence