Planning and Environmental Documents for Public Review

Click here to view USACE Galveston District Planning and Environmental documents for public review.

Viewing & Comments

Viewing Notices: To view a full public notice or its associated drawings file (if any), click on either full public notice or permit drawings link in the attachments section. To download the file to your computer, right-click on the public notice or drawings link, then select "Save Target As" from the menu.

How to Send Comments on Regulatory Division Public Notices: Send comments to the Regulatory Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, P.O. Box 1229, Galveston, Texas 77553-1229 or by electronic mail to our Public Notice Comment Email. Comments made in reference to a public notice should include your name, address, phone number and the Department of the Army permit number referenced in the public notice (e.g. SWG-2015-00001).  

How to Send Comment on Other Galveston District Public Notices: Please follow the instructions included with the public notice. For Galveston District Planning and Environmental Documents for public review, please click here.

SWG-2007-00606 -Oiltanking North America -waters and adjacent wetlands of the Texas City Ship Channel Turning Basin - Galveston County, Texas

Published Aug. 6, 2019
Expiration date: 9/6/2019

Full Public Notice          Proposed Plans          Wetland Functional Assessment and HGM Report

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The applicant proposes to hydraulically or mechanically dredge 130,000 cubic yards from a 4.2-acre area of the turning basin to a depth of -40 feet below the mean lower low water line with an allowable 2 feet over dredge to facilitate the construction of a pile support dock.  The proposed project includes:


•            an access trestle to extend south to the shoreline

•            pipe rack bents along the east side of the trestle to support the piping infrastructure

•            the placement of four monopile breasting dolphins and four monopile mooring dolphins for ship berthing


The proposed project would impact approximately 3.65 acres of palustrine emergent wetlands (PEM) and estuarine emergent wetlands (EEM).  Applicant proposes to purchase mitigation credits from Gulf Coast Plains Mitigation Bank for the PEM and EEM impacts.  The applicant’s plans are enclosed in 19 sheets.