DREDGED MATERIAL MANAGEMENT OFFICE Change to DMMO Meeting Document Submittal Timeline
PUBLIC NOTICE DATE: November 6, 2023
COMMENTS REQUIRED BY: December 6, 2023
DMMO Contact: Jessica Vargas Telephone: (415) 503-2936 Email: Jessica.email@example.com
ACTION: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District, in coordination with the interagency Dredged Material Management Office (DMMO), will require project documents to be submitted at least two weeks or 14 days prior to the meeting date to be considered for the meeting agenda. Documents and agenda requests can be uploaded to the DMMO Database website meeting area at: https://www.dmmosfbay.org/
The proposed change to the DMMO meeting document submission timeline will be effective starting for the DMMO meeting schedule for January 10, 2024. Documents and requests to be on the agenda for the January 10th meeting will be due by close of business on December 27, 2023.
BACKGROUND: The Dredged Material Management Office (DMMO) is an interagency group comprised of representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board, the California State Lands Commission, and state and federal wildlife agencies. The DMMO holds public meetings every other week to meet with dredging project proponents and to cooperatively review sediment quality sampling plans, analyze results of sediment quality testing, and make suitability determinations for material proposed for disposal or beneficial reuse in and around the San Francisco Bay area.
SUBMITTING COMMENTS: The Corps is soliciting comments from the public and other interested parties in order to consider and evaluate the impacts of extending the timeline for submission of documents to the DMMO. During the specified comment period, interested parties may submit comments to Jessica Vargas, San Francisco District, Operations and Readiness Division, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, 4th Floor, Room 1111, San Francisco, California 94102-3404, or by using the contact information listed at the top of this notice.