ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

MOBILE COUNTY

NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR A REVIEW OF A COASTAL CONSISTENCY CERTIFICATION FOR AN ACTIVITY REQUIRING A FEDERAL LICENSE OR PERMIT
PUBLIC NOTICE - 591

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) hereby gives notice that has applied to the Mobile District United States Army Corps of Engineers (Mobile District) for a permit.  Pursuant to Title 15 C.F.R. Part 930 Subpart D, the proposed activity for which the permit is sought is subject to review by the ADEM for consistency under the enforceable policies of the Alabama Coastal Area Management Program (ACAMP).

Coleman Marine, LLC. proposes to conduct maintenance dredging at the Dog River marina, targeting an 87,464 square feet area to a depth of -7 feet MLLW, removing approximately 12,800 cubic yards of sediment. This material will be temporarily placed on a 3,822-square-foot spoil area, dewatered, and then transported to an approved upland site. Additionally, the applicant aims to replace an existing pier with a 41-foot by 14-foot boat ramp, install a new 738-foot-long access pier replacing a damaged bulkhead, add 23 access piers yielding 44 boat slips, and construct a 738-foot northern access pier for larger vessel mooring at 4630 Dauphin Island Parkway in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama. The applicant has certified that the proposed activity complies with the ACAMP.  Pursuant to Title 33 C.F.R. § 325.2, the Mobile District is considering authorizing the activity by Letter of Permission SAM-2022-00525-CDJ.

Any person wishing to make comments or provide additional information relative to the proposed activity’s consistency with the ACAMP must submit such comments or information by letter or by email to ADEM at the address below within fifteen (15) calendar days following the publication date of this notice. Only those comments, which address issues within the Department’s scope of authority, can be considered. All correspondence regarding this proposal should reference application number 2022-312.

J. Scott Brown, Chief
Mobile Branch Office
Alabama Department of Environmental Management
3664 Dauphin Street, Suite B
Mobile, Alabama 36608-1211
Coastal@adem.alabama.gov

Copies of all information submitted are available for public inspection at the ADEM office located at the above address Monday – Friday (except legal holidays), 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Arrangements for review and copying should be made in advance. These documents related to this proposed action and documents otherwise related to this facility also may be viewed at the Department’s eFile system located at http://app.adem.alabama.gov/eFile/ by selecting Media Area “Water,” entering the application number in place of the “Permit Number,” and pressing Search.

This Public Notice is available on the internet at http://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/publicNotices.cnt. The ADEM Division 335-8 rules are available on the internet at adem.alabama.gov.

After consideration of all written comments and consideration of the requirements of the Alabama Coastal Area Management Act and ADEM Coastal Program rules, the Department will make a final determination. The Department’s determination, associated documents and all comments received during the public comment period will be available for inspection at the ADEM office located at the above address during normal working hours and on the Department’s eFile system.  Notice of the final decision will be sent to any person who requests such notice, in writing, during this comment period.

The Department maintains a list of interested individuals who are emailed legal notices regarding proposed permits.  If you wish to receive such notices, please sign up at http://adem.alabama.gov by entering your email address on the left side of the page and clicking the submit button.

Notice is hereby given this 15th day of November, 2023, by authorization of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

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Lance R. LeFleur
Director

Nondiscrimination Statement: The Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in the administration of its programs.