Lower Newport Bay Maintenance Dredging Draft EA


SCH Number
Lead Agency
United States Army, Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
Document Title
Lower Newport Bay Maintenance Dredging Draft EA
Document Type
EA - Environmental Assessment
Present Land Use
Document Description
Addresses the need to remove shoals in the Lower Newport Bay federal navigation channels (Harbor Island Reach, Lido Island Reach, Yacht Anchorage, Newport Channel, and a small portion of the Entrance Channel) in Orange County, California. The removal of shoals will provide continued safe and reliable commercial and recreational navigation in Lower Newport Bay.

Contact Information

Lawrence Smith
Agency Name
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Job Title
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Newport Beach
Southern California
Lower Newport Bay federal navigation channels

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 12 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Santa Ana Region 8 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Recreational (Recreational boating)
Local Actions
Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hydrology/Water Quality, Noise, Population/Housing, Recreation, Transportation, Vegetation
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form

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