Created in 1954 for All

ASK FOR A U.S. ARMY CORPS PUBLIC HEARING - Marina del Rey, CA: Boat Central Request for Public Hearing by the US Army Corps Of Engineers

Action Item For Activitist: Print, fold and mail the below PDF requesting Boat Central Public Hearing by the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Click on the below link to download the PDF for printing at your location:
       Request Hearing US Army Corps of Engineers about 8 story Boat Central

CalEPA Clean Water Act: Section 303(d) List / 305(b) Report Web Section Polluted Water List

The EPA California Branch keeps track of "impaired" water bodies and their pollutants for the purpose of preventing future impairment, and cleaning existing impaired water bodies.

http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/tmdl/integrated2010....

This CalEPA web section has all sorts of data, past reports, maps, lists, and contact data to report local efforts that move us in the wrong direction.

 

Marina Del Rey, CA: Creation of MDR by U.S. Congress Public Law 389 and 780 in 1954

Marina Del Rey was created with combined efforts of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles City and 83rd U.S. Congress Public Law 389 in 1954. Initial authorization under Rivers and Harbors Act was requested by the Committee on Commerce on June 2, 1936 and adopted by the U.S. Senate August 26, 1937. Document 389 contains various reports and comments from the U.S. Bureau of the Budget; the Chief of Engineering, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the U.S.

Marina Del Rey, CA: 950 Acres of Lower Ballona Watershed by Docs 389 and 780

In 1954, President Roosevelt's River and Harbor Act, Public Law 780, funded the creation of a public small boat harbor, beach expansion, parks and bird sanctuary on 950 acres of what was Ballona Wetlands.

Federal matching funds allocated for the dredging and construction of the marina, were used, with the 1954 intent of creating a public marina for access to all at a reasonable cost.  It's written in the public law.

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