Expiration date: 12/20/2023
The applicant, Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, is proposing to perform mechanical maintenance dredging at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, Tioga Marine Terminal, Tioga Bulk Liquids (Kinder Morgan) facility, Pier 80 South, Pier 82 South, Pier 84 South, and Pier 122 South. It should be noted that, except for Tioga Marine Terminal, all the subject facilities are currently approved for mechanical maintenance dredging to the depths approved and identified herein under the Weeks Marine “blanket” maintenance dredging individual permit NAP-2002-01681. All dredged material would be disposed by bottom-dump barge at the Weeks Marine Whites Basin re-handling facility (Logan Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey) currently approved for operation by this office under individual permit NAP-2002-01686. Alternatively, the applicant has received approvals to dispose of dredged material at Fort Mifflin and Biles Island. The applicant has requested a 10-year maintenance dredging approval for each site. The project purpose is to maintain the safe and efficient loading and unloading of cargo from maritime vessels at multiple Philadelphia Regional Port Authority locations. Public comments are requested by Dec. 20, 2023. More details are available in the "Public Notice & Plan Details" attachment.