CONCORD, Mass. --
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application from the Connecticut Port Authority for proposed work in the Thames River at State Pier, New London, Connecticut. The proposed project would serve as a long-term, regional wind turbine generator port facility while continuing to support other existing long term break bulk cargo operations.
The proposed two phase State Pier infrastructure improvement project includes demolition activities, fill between the two existing piers, onshore site work and in-water activities in the Thames River.
The Corps is soliciting comments from members of the public, federal, state, local agencies; Indian Tribes and other interested parties to consider and evaluate the impacts of this proposed activity. The public notice with more detailed information, is available for review on the Corps website at: https://www.nae.usace.army.mil/Portals/74/docs/regulatory/PublicNotices/2020/NAE-2018-02161-CT-Port-Authority-State-Pier-PN-final.pdf
Public comments on this proposed work by the Connecticut Port Authority should be forwarded no later than Sept. 3, 2020 to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, 696 Virginia Road, Attn: Diane Ray, Regulatory Division, Concord, MA 01742 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference file # NAE-2018-02161.
Release no. 20-065