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Mortar Creek Emergency Streambank Protection Project  

We want to hear your thoughts!

A public comment period on this study and its alternatives will be held April 24 to May 24, 2024.

You can submit your comments online HERE.

Or e-mail to:

You can also Mail comments to: 

Mortar Creek Streambank Protection Project
 USACE Galveston District
 ATTN: RPEC - Ford, P.O. Box 1229
 Galveston, TX 77553-1229

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Thank you for your feedback on the Mortar Creek Emergency Streambank Protection Project. Please stay tuned to this website and the Little Rock District Facebook page for more information as the project moves forward.

Contact Us

Mortar Creek Emergency Streambank Protection Project Team
 USACE Galveston District
 ATTN: RPEC - Ford, P.O. Box 1229
 Galveston, TX 77553-1229


What is NEPA?

The National Environmental Policy Act is our basic national charter for protection of the environment. It is foremost a procedural law that helps ensure that federal decision makers take a hard look at the potential effects of a proposed action and allow the public and other stakeholders to comment on the federal agency’s effects analysis and consideration of reasonable alternatives. The NEPA analysis helps these decision makers understand the environmental consequences of the alternatives in comparative form before making a decision. This “hard look” is informed by the public and other stakeholders, starting with a project or study’s scoping phase.

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The environmental review process that accompanies Corps planning studies and its value to the public are not always easy to understand. Recognizing this, and to help the public and organizations effectively participate in federal agency environmental reviews, the Council on Environmental Quality wrote the informational A Citizen’s Guide to the NEPA