U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Announces Availability of Shrewsbury River Basin, Sea Bright, NJ Feasibility Study
Public comment period open until September 6th 2016
NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District, announces the availability of the Shrewsbury River Basin, Sea Bright, NJ Feasibility Study and a 30 day review period for the public to submit written comments.
With the passage of Public Law 113-2, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013, the Army Corps has been provided the authority and funding to complete ongoing coastal storm damage risk management projects and studies in the Northeast, including the Shrewsbury River Basin, Sea Bright, NJ Feasibility Study. The Army Corps has evaluated and prepared a Draft Feasibility Study and a Draft Environmental Assessment for the authorized, but unconstructed, elevation of 34 structures and use of a deployable ring-wall to address coastal storm damage in Sea Bright, New Jersey.
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Public comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment and Draft Feasibility Report regarding this proposed work should be submitted to:
Mr. Jeffery Fry
New York District Corps of Engineers
26 Federal Plaza
New York, NY 10278-0090
Public comments can also be submitted by e-mail to:
Project Biologist Mr. Jeffery Fry, (917) 790-8718. Jeffrey.Fry@usace.army.mil
Further instructions for submitting comments can be found on the District’s website. Comments received by 9/6/16 will assist in the agency’s evaluation of the project changes and will be reflected in the project record. All written comments, including contact information, will be made a part of the administrative record, available to the public under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The Administrative Record, or portions thereof, may also be posted on a Corps of Engineers Internet web site. Due to resource limitations, this office normally cannot acknowledge receipt of comments or respond to individual letters of comments.