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SWG-1998-02503 - PCI Nitrogen, LLC - Houston Ship Channel - Harris County, Texas

USACE Galveston District
Published March 21, 2023
Expiration date: 4/20/2023

Public Notice          Project Plans          


The applicant proposes to extend the time to perform previously authorized work and add authorization to utilize additional existing dredged material placement areas (DMPA).  The previously authorized work includes the dredging of an approximately 157,000 cubic yards of material from an approximate 7.4-acre area to a depth of 40 below mean low tide, construct a new marine berth, placement of breasting and mooring dolphins, anchor buoys, a platform with a ship unloader and a receiving hopper with an onshore conveyor.  Dredged material was authorized to be placed into the East/West Jones, Clinton, or House Stimson DMPA’s.  The proposed additional DMPA’s include Glendale, Federal, Green’s Bayou, Glanville, Beltway 8, Lost Lake, Goat Island, Peggy Lake, Spillman Island and Alexander Island DMPA’s.  Effluent resulting from hydraulic dredging is defined as a discharge of fill material.  Effluent discharged from any of the authorized and any of the proposed DMPA’s as a result of this project will require an individual water quality certification.