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Delaware Coastal Programs Federal Consistency Determinations: Mispillion Inlet and Cedar Creek Maintenance Dredging


Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy
Start Date: September 29, 2019
End Date: October 28, 2019

Federal Consistency Certifications have been submitted to the Delaware Coastal Management Program for the following:

Mispillion Inlet and Cedar Creek Maintenance Dredging (2019.0133)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District (USACE) proposes maintenance dredging at Mispillion Inlet and Cedar Creek, Sussex County, DE for a ten year period using USACE-owned dredge boats. Approximately 5,000 cubic yards of dredged material will initially be removed from areas with depths less than -6 feet mean lower low water. USACE proposes to beneficially utilize the dredged sand to restore adjacent eroded shorelines.

Comments concerning this Federal Consistency Certification will be accepted for 30 days from the date of this notice (09/29/2019).  Comments may be sent to:  Delaware Coastal Programs, Ms. Kimberly Cole, Administrator, 100 W. Water Street, Suite 7B, Dover, DE, 19904, or electronically to DNREC_DCP_PublicComment@state.de.us.   For additional information please call (302) 739-9283.


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