Request for Coastal Zone Consistency Determination by USDA Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration – Trustee Implementation Group for 7 natural resource restoration projects

The USDA Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration, Trustee Implementation Group has filed notice of proposed projects which require review by the MS Department of Marine Resources to ensure compliance with the state’s approved Coastal Program under the Coastal Zone Management Act.

The applicant is proposing to implement seven (7) natural resource restoration projects in the Mississippi Trustee Implementation Group Draft Restoration Plan 4 and Environmental Assessment: Restoration of Wetlands, Coastal, and Nearshore Habitats; Nutrient Reduction (Nonpoint Source); and Provide and Enhance Recreational Opportunities (Draft RP 4/EA). All seven projects would be located partially, or fully, within the Mississippi Coastal Zone. Project details can be found at the link below.

Any person wishing to make comments or objections to the proposed activity must submit those comments in writing to Katie Nelson by mail at the Department of Marine Resources at 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, Mississippi 39530, by email at, or by using the form below before 1:00 p.m. on the day August 18, 2023. 

Comment Submission Form

You should receive an acknowledgement of your comment from Katie Nelson by email. If you do not receive this acknowledgement, please contact