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SWG-2007-00247 - Vopak Terminal Deer Park, Inc. - Buffalo Bayou (Houston Ship Channel) - Harris County, Texas

Published Dec. 17, 2019
Expiration date: 1/21/2020

Full Project Notice          Project Plans

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The applicant proposes to amend Department of the Army (DA) Permit SWG-2007-00247, formerly 12314 and amendments, to extend the timeframe for a period of 10 years for performance of mechanical and hydraulic maintenance dredging to previously authorized dredged depths. 

The previously authorized dredged depths are -47 feet mean low tide (mlt) for Docks 1-5, and -13 feet mlt for Barge Docks 1, 2, 4, and 6.  The maintenance dredging is estimated to remove 150,000 cubic yards of material every three years.  The maintenance dredged material will be placed in the previously authorized dredged material placement areas (DMPAs):  Lost Lake, Peggy Lake, Alexander Island, Beltway 8 and Texas Deepwater Partners (formerly Glanville).  The applicant proposes to add the following DMPAs:  all Federally authorized and constructed upland contained dredged material placement areas, East and West Jones, and Avera.  The applicant also proposes to discharge fill material within the return water from placement of hydraulically dredged material within the above listed upland contained dredge material placement areas.