USACE to host public workshops and NEPA scoping meetings in conjunction with Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay, Texas, Study

Published Feb. 10, 2012

GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 10, 2012) –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and Texas General Land Office along with their regional county partners, are seeking individuals, groups or organizations interested in participating in public workshops for the purpose of gathering ideas for hurricane / tropical storm damage reduction, flood risk management, and ecosystem restoration in Orange, Jefferson, Chambers, Galveston, Harris, and Brazoria counties.

This outreach effort is being conducted in conjunction with the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay, Texas Study. The meeting will also serve as a scoping meeting for the purposes of identifying significant issues to be addressed in accordance with requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

The workshops will take place at the following locations:

February 28, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

 Seabrook Community House, 1210 Anders Ave, Seabrook, Texas

February 29, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

 Jefferson County Agri-Life Auditorium, 1225 Pearl Street, Beaumont, Texas (Enter on Franklin St., north side of bldg.)

March 6, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

 Freeport Riverplace, 420 N. Brazosport Blvd., Freeport, Texas

March 7, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Galveston County Courthouse, 722 Moody Ave., Galveston, Texas


If you would like to receive information or submit comments, please email or write to the following address:

U.S. Army Engineer District, Galveston

Attention: Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay, Texas, Study


P.O. Box 1229

Galveston, Texas 77553-1229

For additional information please visit the project website at:

Release no. 12-007