Coastal Barrier Concerns

  
Photos: Sky Pictures Fotografie
Even when open, environmental gates constrict a pass and increase water velocity and turbulence, which can affect water quality and the movement of fish and shellfish in and out of an estuary like Galveston Bay. The images above are from the Eastern Scheldt in The Netherlands, from which concept designs are being borrowed.

Study Background
 
Deficiencies in the Study
Galveston Bay Foundation’s Official Comment Letter to the Corps
Sample Letter for Your Use
How to Submit Your Comments