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Posted 12/3/2018

Release no. 18-084

Susan Jackson

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting for the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The meeting is set for Thursday, December 6 at the Collier County Administrative Building, 3299 Tamiami Trail, East Building F, 5th Floor Conference Room, Naples, Florida 34112. The meeting will take place from 6 to 8 p.m.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Collier County announce the initiation of the Water Resource Development Act, Section 4033, Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study and invite the public to attend a scoping meeting.

 The format of the meeting will be an informal open-house, where the public can attend during the meeting hours.  The purpose of the meeting is to provide the public an opportunity to learn more about the study and to solicit the public’s help in identifying issues, alternatives, and potential impacts to be consider in the study.  The USACE plans to prepare an Environmental Assessment to evaluate environmental impacts from reasonable project alternatives and to determine the potential for significant impacts.

The Corps of Engineers welcomes views, questions, comments, concerns and suggestions. The Corps believes this study will benefit significantly from public involvement and encourages participation in the NEPA scoping process.

Letters of comment or inquiry should be sent to Mr. Richard M. Harr via richard.m.harr@usace.army.mil, or be addressed to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Planning and Policy Branch - Environmental Analysis Section, Norfolk District,803 Front Street., Norfolk, VA 23510, by January 10, 2019.



Collier County NEPA Scoping Letter