Environmental Assessment, Port of Brownsville - Dock Construction, Pilings Installation, Boat Lift Project Brownsville, Texas (September 2012)
In accordance with 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Subpart B, Agency Implementing Procedures, Part 10.9, a Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for Grant Programs Directorate Programs was prepared and a Finding of No Significant Impacts (FONSI) was issued in July 2010 (Appendix B), pursuant to Section 102 of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as implemented by the regulations promulgated by the President’s Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ; 40 CFR Parts 1500-1508). This Tiered Site-Specific Environmental Assessment (SEA) is being prepared in accordance the July 2010 PEA. The focus of this Tiered SEA is on those areas of concern requiring additional discussion or analysis that are beyond the scope of the PEA. The proposed project will involve the construction of approximately 100 feet of small vessel docks that will be use primarily by the Port of Brownsville Police Department, but will also provide space for U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) vessels, as well as the Texas Parks and Wildlife and General Land Office (GLO) vessels located at the end of the Brownsville Ship Channel in the Port of Brownsville, Brownsville, Texas (Latitude: 25.952125, Longitude: -97.403101) .