Dredging Hearing Tonight at Sparrows Point High School 6:00 PM

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Joint Public Notice  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers                

In Reply to Application Number

                CENAB-OP-RMN (MDNR /Fisheries Service/Man O’War

Baltimore District            Shoal Shell Dredging) 2009-61802-M04

 Maryland Tidal Wetlands License # 15-WL-0757

 PN 15-89  COMMENT PERIOD:  December 22, 2015 to February 18, 2016                                               

THE PURPOSE OF THIS PUBLIC NOTICE IS TO SOLICIT COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE WORK DESCRIBED BELOW AND TO ANNOUNCE THE DATES OF TWO CORPS/MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT PUBLIC HEARINGS ON THE SUBJECT APPLICATION.  AT THIS TIME, NO DECISION HAS BEEN MADE AS TO WHETHER OR NOT AUTHORIZATIONS WILL BE ISSUED.  THE CORPS/MDE PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD:

7400 North Point Road

Edgemere, Maryland 21219

Inclement Weather Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Please attend tonight’s dredging hearing concerning the last undisturbed Chesapeake oyster shoal, Man O’ War Shoal off the east coast of the Fort Howard shoreline of Baltimore Count, Maryland.

The Fort Howard Community Association  and members of the surrounding communities of Denton Avenue and Todd’s Farm notably Mr. Russel Spangler, Maryland Watermen’s AssociationExecutive Board of Director, have  publicly advocated NO dredging at the Man o’ War Shoal since 1985.

Additionally, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation also OPPOSES the Man o’ War Shoal dredging.

Councilman Todd Crandell publicly proclaimed  his opposition to the Man o’ War Shoal at the December 2015 Essex Middle River Civic Council and is scheduled to voice his official opposition to the dredging tonight in person at the hearing.

Please attend.

Kathleen Labuda

Secretary/Treasurer

FHCA

“It’s our community, let’s take care of it.”

 

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