Shoreline Study Draft EIS/R Info Materials Posted

Additional information is now available on the web on a draft San Jose-area plan and environmental document to build new levees, restore about 3,000 acres of wetlands, and provide public trails.

The information, a presentation and handouts from a January 14 meeting on the South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Study Phase 1 draft plan, are available at:

The public is invited to comment on the draft document, called the Shoreline Study draft feasibility study and environmental impact statement/report. Comments are due by February 2, 2015.

The draft document is available at:<>

The South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Study, 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, would provide flood protection via levees and gently sloping terrain, restore Bay wetlands on about 3000 acres of former salt ponds, and create public trails.

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