NORFOLK, Va. --
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Collier County, Florida, its nonfederal sponsor, have released the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement.
The community is invited to learn more about the study and its findings during two virtual public meetings, where USACE staff will be available to answer questions:
- Aug. 18 from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
- Aug. 24 from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
The public meetings will feature a formal presentation, followed by an opportunity to ask questions.
Community members have until Sept. 14 to provide feedback on the draft plan. Discussion during any virtual session will not be documented as public comments. Formal submission steps are outlined below.
The Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement is available at www.saj.usace.army.mil/CollierCountyCSRMFeasibilityStudy/.
The Draft IFR and EIS, prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, identifies coastal storm flood risks to residents, industries and businesses; develops risk-management measures, and evaluates their impacts to public and natural environments.
To participate in the virtual public meetings or office hours, log in at https://usace.webex.com/meet/alicia.m.logalbo and enter your name and email address. For the presentation’s audio portion, call 877-336-1829 – access code: 9556794, security code: 1234. A backup line can be reached at 888-363-4749 (access code: 5073286, security code: 1234).
To submit comments on the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study, email Collier-CSRM@usace.army.mil or send by regular mail to: Mr. Zach Martin, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, 803 Front St., Norfolk, VA 23510. The deadline is Sept. 14.