February 23, 2015: Deadline to Comment on Shoreline Study EIR

The deadline to submit public comments on the South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Study draft feasibility study and environmental impact statement/report has been extended to 5 PM on February 23, 2015.

The draft document is available here.

Comments on the draft document are welcomed. They can be submitted by e-mail to: shorelineenvironment@usace.army.mil

Or by mail to:

Bill DeJager, USACE,
1455 Market St.,
San Francisco, CA 94103

The draft document incorporates the draft plan for the project, as well as an environmental impact statement/report that looks at potential environmental impacts of the project.

The South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Study would provide flood protection to Alviso and the San Jose water pollution control plant via 15-foot levees and gently sloping terrain, restore Bay wetlands on about 3,000 acres of former salt ponds, and create public trails. It is a partnership of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the State Coastal Conservancy and the Santa Clara Valley Water District, with landowning partners the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the City of San José.

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