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Draft EIS/EIR - Berths 212-224 [YTI] Container Terminal Improvements Project

The Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement /Report (EIS/EIR) for the following project in the Port of Los Angeles:

Berths 212-224 [YTI] Container Terminal Improvements Project

AVAILABILITY: A copy of the document is available for review here on the Port of Los Angeles website (see table below) and at each of the following locations:

  • Port of Los Angeles Environmental Management Division, 222 W 6th Street, Suite 1080, San Pedro, CA 90731
  • Los Angeles City Library, San Pedro Branch, 931 S. Gaffey Street, San Pedro, CA 90731
  • Los Angeles City Library, Wilmington Branch, 1300 N. Avalon, Wilmington, CA 90744
  • Los Angeles Public Library, Central Branch, 630 W. 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Click here to view the PowerPoint presentation from the DEIS/DEIR public meeting held on May 20, 2014.

COMMENTS: The public comment/review period runs from May 2, 2014 through June 16, 2014. Written comments on the Draft EIS/EIR should be sent to the following addresses:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Los Angeles District, Regulatory Division
Ventura Field Office
ATTN: Theresa Stevens, Ph.D.
2151 Alessandro Drive, Suite 110
Ventura CA 93001

Port of Los Angeles
Christopher Cannon
Director of Environmental Management
P.O. Box 151
San Pedro, CA 90733-0151

Comments can also be sent via e-mail to: ceqacomments@portla.org and Theresa.stevens@usace.army.mil. Comments sent via email should include the project title in the subject line, attached to the email in letter format, and include a valid mailing address in the email. 

For additional information, please contact the Port of Los Angeles Environmental Management Division at (310) 732-3675.

Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR)



Title Page

USACE Public Notice

POLA Public Notice (English)

Aviso Público, Puerto de Los Angeles (Español)


Table of Contents

Chapter 3.11 Marine Transportation

Executive Summary

Chapter 3.12: Noise

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 3.13: Public Services

Chapter 2: Project Description

Chapter 3.14: Utilities and Service Systems

Chapter 3.0: Environmental Analysis

Chapter 3.15 Water Quality, Sediments, and Oceanography

Chapter 3.1: Aesthetics and Visual Resources

Chapter 4: Cumulative Analysis

Chapter 3.2: Air Quality and Meteorology

Chapter 5: Environmental Justice

Chapter 3.3: Biological Resources

Chapter 6: Comparison of Alternatives

Chapter 3.4: Cultural Resources

Chapter 7: Socioeconomics

Chapter 3.5: Geology

Chapter 8: Growth-Inducing Impacts

Chapter 3.6: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Chapter 9: Significant Irreversible Impacts

Chapter 3.7: Ground Transportation

Chapter 10: References

Chapter 3.8: Groundwater and Soils

Chapter 11: List of Preparers and Contributors

Chapter 3.9: Hazards and Hazardous Materials

Chapter 12: Acronyms

Chapter 3.10: Land Use



Cover, Title Page, and Table of Contents

Appendix D: Ground Transportation Appendices

Appendix A: Notice of Intent/Notice of Preparation/Initial Study, and Scoping Comments

Appendix D1: Existing Traffic Counts

Appendix A1: Notice of Intent/Notice of Preparation/Initial Study

Appendix D2: Intersection Level of Service Worksheets

Appendix A2: Notice of Intent/Notice of Preparation Public Comment Period Extension

Appendix D3: Freeway Analysis-HCS Level of Service Worksheets

Appendix A3: Scoping Comments

Appendix E: Regulatory Records Database Report

Appendix B: Air Quality Appendices

Appendix F: Sediment Characterization Report

Appendix B1: Air Emissions


Appendix B2: Dispersion Modeling


Appendix B3: Health Risk Assessment

Appendix C: Biological Resources Appendices  
Appendix C1: CNDDB Summary Tables  
Appendix C2: Photographs of Vegetation
on the Project Site

Appendix C3: Essential Fish Habitat Assessment


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