Notice: Notice and Opportunity to Comment on Requests for Consistency - Enterprise Products Operating LLC

May 22, 2023

May 22, 2023 17:00PM

Coastal Coordination Advisory Committee

On January 10, 1997, the State of Texas received federal approval of the Coastal Management Program (CMP) (62 Federal Register pp. 1439 - 1440). Under federal law, federal agency activities and actions affecting the Texas coastal zone must be consistent with the CMP goals and policies identified in 31 TAC Chapter 26. Requests for federal consistency review were deemed administratively complete for the following project(s) during the period of May 8, 2023 to May 12, 2023.  As required by federal law, the public is given an opportunity to comment on the consistency of proposed activities in the coastal zone undertaken or authorized by federal agencies.  Pursuant to 31 TAC §§30.25, 30.32, and 30.41, the public comment period extends 30 days from the date published on the Texas General Land Office web site. The notice was published on the web site on Monday, May 22, 2023.  The public comment period for this project will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21, 2023.



Applicant: Enterprise Products Operating LLC

Location: The project site is located in wetlands adjacent to the Neches River at the Beaumont Marine East terminal near Beaumont, in Orange County, Texas.

Latitude and Longitude: 30.040685, -94.029161

Project Description: The applicant proposes to modify Department of the Army Permit SWG-2013-00749 to permanently discharge fill into 0.82 acre of waters of the US, including 0.16 acre of palustrine emergent (PEM) wetlands, 0.1 acre of palustrine scrub shrub (PSS) wetlands, 0.47 acre of palustrine forested wetlands, and 0.09 acre of a pond, to construct additional infrastructure at the Beaumont Marine East ethane export terminal.


The applicant stated that the purpose of the project is to construct additional infrastructure for the authorized docks at the Beaumont Marine East ethane export terminal to meet increasing demand of crude oil and petroleum liquids in the Texas Gulf Coast region.


The applicant proposed to mitigate for the proposed impacts by purchasing wetland mitigation credits from an approved mitigation bank within the applicable service area.

Type of Application: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit application # SWG-2013-00749. This application will be reviewed pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.  Note: The consistency review for this project may be conducted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as part of its certification under §401 of the Clean Water Act.    

CMP Project No: 23-1258-F1

Further information on the applications listed above, including a copy of the consistency certifications or consistency determinations for inspection, may be obtained from the Texas General Land Office Public Information Officer at 1700 N. Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78701, or via email at Comments should be sent to the Texas General Land Office Coastal Management Program Coordinator at the above address or via email at

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