Harbor Sound

In Re: USACE Application No. SAJ-2014-00413(SP-MEP)/Land Trust 97-12/Harbor Sound on
Perico Island in Anna Maria Sound

Dear US ACOE and US EPA:

I object to the filling of the above referenced wetlands under 404 of the federal Clean Water Act because:

  • housing and housing fill pads are not a water dependent use and should not be placed in high quality mangrove wetlands; 
  • there are practicable alternatives to avoid or minimize impact to mangrove wetlands by reducing the number of housing units, reducing the number of lots, reducing the backyard area to reducing the area of wetlands fill and increasing wetland buffers; and the proposed house fill pads, retaining wall area and backyards are larger than needed;
  • there are hundreds of other available vacant upland parcels and upland lots at other location within 1-5 miles to build houses in west Bradenton and Manatee County Florida that would not require destruction of high quality mangrove wetlands.

Please deny Permit Application No. SAJ-2014-00413

Who's signing

Sarah DePasquale
Brian Paradise
Mary Hrenda
Barbara Schwartz
Eric West
Sheryl Paul
Karen Paige
John Myers
Rita Tiessen
Mary Hillberg
Harriett Jones
Kris Pagenkopf
Lesley Gamble
45 signatures

Will you sign?

  • Sarah DePasquale
    signed via 2016-04-26 14:00:42 -0400
  • Colleen Ham
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-04-26 08:58:35 -0400
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  • Brian Paradise
    signed 2016-04-18 14:27:22 -0400
    Brian Paradise
  • Mary Hrenda
    signed 2016-04-07 22:48:29 -0400
  • Barbara Schwartz
    signed 2016-04-05 20:19:13 -0400
    Barbara Schwartz
  • Eric West
    signed 2016-04-02 05:10:17 -0400
  • Sheryl Paul
    signed 2016-04-01 10:26:05 -0400
    Sheryl Paul
  • Karen Paige
    signed 2016-03-11 16:38:51 -0500
  • John Myers
    signed 2016-02-26 16:35:16 -0500
  • Rita Tiessen
    signed 2016-02-26 10:46:38 -0500
  • Mary Hillberg
    signed 2016-02-25 19:09:54 -0500
  • Harriett Jones
    signed 2016-02-22 16:47:32 -0500
    Harriett Jones
  • Kris Pagenkopf
    signed 2016-02-22 11:50:16 -0500
  • Lesley Gamble
    signed 2016-02-22 10:27:07 -0500

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