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.

Submit Your Comments on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Plan for a Storm Surge Coastal Barrier by February 8, 2019!

 Galveston Bay Foundation encourages you to submit comments on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Feasibility Study (Coastal Texas Study) Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (DIFR-EIS)! Comments are due to the Corps by February 8, 2019!

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