Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Input Solicited on Long Beach Harbor Improvements

By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Long Beach and the US Army Corps of Engineers are asking the public to weigh in on potential environmental issues related to harbor improvements.

The public will be able to comment on the Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Feasibility Study and Channel Deepening Project environmental impact statement and a study on the project’s “economic benefits, costs, increased transportation efficiencies and improved navigational safety,” according to the port.

The meeting is set for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Board Room of the port’s Interim Administrative Offices, 4801 Airport Plaza Drive in Long Beach, Calif.

Written comments can be sent to ceqa@polb.com or mailed to the Director of Environmental Planning, Port of Long Beach, 4801 Airport Plaza Drive, Long Beach, CA 90815. Feedback must be received by 4 p.m. on March 1, 2019.

For more, visit www.polb.com/ceqa.