Regulatory Branch

Archive: March, 2017
  • 2017-188

    Expiration date: 4/19/2017

    As described in the attached Public Notice, the Land Learning Foundation has requested approval for an in-lieu fee (ILF) mitigation project in Franklin County, Missouri. The project site encompasses a reach of Calvey Creek, a perennial tributary to the Meramec River; as well as reaches of two unnamed perennial tributaries to Calvey Creek. The Land Learning Foundation refers to this project as the Calvey Creek site, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) has designated this project as MVS-2017-188. The project will include approximately 45 acres of permanently-protected forested riparian corridor within the project site. If approved by the Corps, the Calvey Creek site will create a total potential mitigation credit release of 12,179 stream credits. The Land Learning Foundation would make the stream credit available to Department of the Army permittees seeking to fulfill requirements to purchase compensatory mitigation credit, to offset losses of aquatic functions and services. The Corps solicits your comment on the proposed mitigation project. Responses are due to this office no later than April 19, 2017.

  • 2017 NWP Final

    Expiration date: 3/18/2022

    On January 6, 2017, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published a notice in the Federal Register (82 FR 1860) announcing the reissuance of all 50 existing nationwide permits (NWPs), general conditions, and definitions with some modifications. The Corps also issued two new NWPs, one new general condition, and five new definitions. The 2017 NWPs went into effect on March 19, 2017, and will expire on March 18, 2022.On March 16, 2017, the Mississippi Valley Division Engineer approved Regional Conditions for the Nationwide Permits (NWPs) in Illinois and Missouri. These conditions apply to all activities authorized by NWPs. Regional conditions provide additional protection for the aquatic environment by ensuring that the NWPs authorize only those activities with minimal adverse effects on the aquatic environment.The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources have issued Section 401 WQC for a majority of the Section 404 NWP activities in Illinois and Missouri.The 2017 Final Regional Conditions and Section 401WQC conditions became effective on March 19, 2017.

  • P-2983

    Expiration date: 3/21/2017

    The applicant, The City of St. Peters, has applied for a Department of the Army Permit for the project known as #P-28- Jungermann Road Stream and Trail Improvements. The applicant seeks authorization for the placement of fill material into waters of the United States to provide trail improvements and improve hydrology conveyance through the project area. The project plans propose to realign and widen approximately 1,228 linear feet of two unnamed tributaries to Spencer Creek. The Public Notice comment period opens March 1, 2017 and closes March 21, 2017.