• 2020 NWP proposal for Illinois

    Expiration date: 11/16/2020

    On September 15, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), published in the Federal Register its proposal to reissue the 52 existing Nationwide Permits and issue five new Nationwide Permits. Nationwide Permits (NWPs) are general permits issued on a nationwide basis to streamline the authorization of activities that result in no more than minimal individual and cumulative adverse environmental effects. The Federal Register Notice is the public’s opportunity to comment on the proposed NWPs, general conditions, and definitions. Due by November 16, 2020. Comments on national issues relating to these NWPs should be submitted to docket number COE-2020-0002 at www.regulations.gov, or by email to nationwidepermits2020@usace.army.mil, or by mail to Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Directorate of Civil Works, ATTN: CECW-CO-R, 441 G Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20314-1000. Instructions for submitting comments are provided in the September 15, 2020, Federal Register Notice. An enclosure for this public notice lists the proposed Regional Conditions currently under consideration by the Mississippi Valley Division for the state of Illinois (enclosed). The St. Louis District is seeking comments (due by November 16, 2020), on the proposed Regional Conditions and seeking comments on the need for additional Regional Conditions to help ensure that the adverse environmental effects of activities authorized by the proposed NWPs are no more than minimal, individually and cumulatively. Unless otherwise noted, all proposed Regional Conditions listed on this enclosure are applicable for activities in Illinois. Comments on regional issues relating to the proposed NWPs and proposed Regional Conditions should be sent to Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, Regulatory Branch, Clock Tower Building, Post Office Box 2004, Rock Island, Illinois 61204-2004, or email to: Samantha Chavez at: samantha.j.chavez@usace.army.mil. Similar public notices proposing Regional Conditions in other regions or states are being published concurrently by other division or district offices. After the final NWPs are issued, the final Regional Conditions will be issued after they are approved by the Division Commander.

  • P-312

    Expiration date: 7/25/2020

    You are invited to review and comment on Public Notice P-3142 (attached), which will also be available for online viewing at: https://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/Portals/54/docs/regulatory/publicnotices/ILGP44PN.pdf In accordance with Title 33 CFR 325.2 and 325.7(e), as published in the November 13, 1986, Federal Register, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District proposes to issue Regional General Permit (RGP-44) which would authorize the construction, maintenance, repair and removal of utility lines and associated facilities within the State of Illinois. Permitted activities must not result in the loss of greater than 1/2 acre of waters of the United States for each single and complete project. The RGP would be issued for a period of 5 years and is intended for use by the general public and government agencies. This RGP would include all Counties in Illinois. Discharges into other Waters of the U.S. are not authorized by this RGP. Due to the current situation of COVID-19 and our telework status, comments should be emailed to the address provided in the notice. The Public Notice comment period opens June 26, 2020 and closes July 25, 2020.

  • ILGP16

    Expiration date: 6/30/2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, proposes re-issuing GP-16 for bank stabilization activities in Illinois.

  • P-3139

    Expiration date: 6/26/2020

    In accordance with Title 33 CFR 325.2 and 325.7(e), as published in the November 13, 1986, Federal Register, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District proposes to issue a regional general permit (RGP) which would authorize the maintenance of man-made lakes and ponds. Permitted activities involve sediment removal, wave attenuation structures, shoreline stabilization, and fish and wildlife habitat improvement. The RGP would be issued for a period of 5 years and is intended for use by the general public and government agencies. This RGP would include All Counties in Missouri – Man-made lakes and ponds in the State of Missouri, lakeward of the OHWM. The Lake of the Ozarks and locations in or occurring within two miles upstream of a designated outstanding state or national resource water pursuant to Missouri 10 CSR 20-7.031 are excluded from use of this RGP. Discharges in other Waters of the U.S. are not authorized by this RGP. Due to the current situation of COVID-19 and our telework status, comments should be emailed to the address provided in the notice. The Public Notice comment period opens May 27, 2020 and closes June 26, 2020.

  • P-3138

    Expiration date: 6/3/2020

    The applicant seeks authorization to conduct grading and filling operations within waters of the United States in order to facilitate access, provide water detention and additional building lots associated with the proposed residential development. The proposed project is known as Brookside Addition. The proposed residential development will include approximately 85 building lots, 3 detention basins and 2 stream crossings. Primary site access will be obtained by a road connection into Mossy Brook Drive on the southeast portion of the tract. This road connection and adjacent building lots will impact approximately 1.29 acres of existing forested wetland. The proposed development will avoid approximately 2.04 acres of wetlands located between Peruque Creek and the eastern extent of the building lots. Peruque Creek will have an approximate 700 foot riparian buffer area of no disturbance. The proposed project site is on an approximate 51.2-acre tract of land that contains both upland and bottomland land features. The upland areas have been previously disturbed. An unnamed tributary bisects the site and flows from west to east into Peruque Creek. The tract is bordered is by a large residential development to the south and large acreage lots to the north. The site is located just north of Lake St. Louis in Section 23, Township 47 North, Range 2 East, St. Charles County, Missouri. The approximate geographic coordinates of the site area Latitude 38.8201, Longitude -90.7701. Written comments must be submitted by replying by electronic mail or written mail to the address in the notice. The Public Notice comment period opens May 13, 2020 and closes June 3, 2020.