10/31/2017: Comment period for Port Arthur waterway suitability assessment extended 30 days

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The Coast Guard announced in the Federal Register that it has extended the public comment period on the Waterway Suitability Assessment for Operation of Liquefied Hazardous Gas Terminal; Port Arthur, Texas, through Nov. 30, 2017, to allow interested parties additional time to respond due to the effects from Hurricane Harvey.

In accordance with Coast Guard regulations, Lynx Terminals LLC (Lynx Terminals) submitted a Letter of Intent and Preliminary Waterway Suitability Assessment to the Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Port Arthur, Texas, regarding the company’s plans to handle and transport Liquefied Hazardous Gas (LHG) at the Port of Port Arthur docks in Port Arthur. The Coast Guard is notifying the public of this proposed increase in LHG marine traffic on the Sabine-Neches Waterway and is soliciting comments relevant to the Coast Guard’s preparation of a Letter of Recommendation (LOR) for issue to the federal, state or local agency with jurisdiction over the proposed facility.

View the original Federal Register notice for more information on the waterway suitability assessment.

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