Army Corps seeks public input for LA River boating program
June 24, 2011 § Leave a comment
Here’s your chance to weigh in on boating the LA River. Thanks to Lupe Vela at the City of Los Angeles for forwarding the following notice:
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a public notice to inform the general public that the Los Angeles District of the Corps has received a request to access the Los Angeles River in the Sepulveda Basin for a pilot non-motorized boating program along with permission to charge a fee. The Corps will evaluate the proposed action along with reasonable alternatives and modifications, under the National Environmental Policy Act ( NEPA) through an Environmental Assessment (EA). The Corps has made a preliminary determination that an Environmental Impact Statement is not required. The Corps will consider compliance with other laws, including the Endangered Species Act, in conjunction with this analysis.
Public Comment Period: June 17- 30, 2011- all comments must be received by 6/30/11.
Tentative Boating Program Start Date: July 8, 2011
The following website will take you to the public notice and description of the proposed program:
All comments must be directed to Lisa Sandoval, U.S. Corps of Engineers, 915 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90017 Attn: Asset Management:
If you like more information on the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority, please contact:
Walt Young: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like more information on the City of Los Angeles council motion on this issue, please contact
Lupe Vela: email@example.com
Congratulations to all for their hard work on this exciting program!