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SWG-2013-00147 - Freeport LNG Development, LP - Freeport Harbor Ship Channel - Brazoria County Texas

Published May 23, 2017
Expiration date: 6/23/2017

Full Public Notice     Project Plans     Draft Environmental Report   Sediment Analysis

Freeport LNG Development (FLNG) have requested a modification to their existing Department of the Army permit to include maintenance dredging of the entire FLNG Basin (both Dock 1 and Dock 2). Dredging will be conducted via a hydraulic cutter head dredge and/or mechanical clamshell dredge to excavate the material that will be directly loaded to a dump scow barge. The barge will be transported to the Freeport Harbor Maintenance ODMDS where the material will be dumped. Each maintenance dredging cycle is expected to take 3 months to complete. Submittals to evaluate effects of dredging and disposal of dredge material will be conducted, as required by Section 103 of the MPRSA.  FLNG has estimated that the initial maintenance dredge cycle will remove approximately 1,200,000 cubic yards.  Subsequent maintenance dredge cycles will occur annually and are estimated to remove approximately 500,000 cubic yards.