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Posted 12/21/2018

Release no. 18-072


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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, issued today notice of plans to prepare, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, an environmental assessment (EA) for the Tacoma Harbor, Washington, Navigation Improvement Project. The Corps will analyze alternatives for navigation improvements to the Blair Waterway of Tacoma Harbor, including potential deepening and widening of the waterway. The purpose of this Public Notice is to solicit comments from interested persons, groups and agencies on the environmental impact of the proposal and issues for consideration in the EA.

The Corps has posted the above referenced NOP for your review and comment at http://www.nws.usace.army.mil/Missions/Environmental/Environmental-Documents/  under “Tacoma Harbor, WA Notice of Preparation of Environmental Assessment."

Written comments and/or a request for a paper copy of the notice may be submitted ATTN:  CENWS-PMP, P.O. Box 3755, Seattle, WA, 98124-3755, or at TacomaHarbor@usace.army.mil. The Corps will consider all submissions received in the public comment period through February 21, 2019.

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