MO Nationwide Permit Proposals

Published Sept. 30, 2020
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 0002 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-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.  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 Missouri. Comments on regional issues relating to the proposed NWPs and proposed Regional Conditions should be sent to Kansas City District, Missouri State Regulatory Office, 515 East High Street, Suite 202, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101, or by email to james.s.reenan@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.