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  • MO Nationwide Permit Proposals

    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.

  • RGP 45

    Expiration date: 9/29/2025

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, HAS ISSUED GP-45, authorizing the discharge of dredged or fill material associated with activities designed to improve water quality, improve fish and wildlife habitat, maintain recreational value, and extend the lifespan of man-made lakes and ponds. This permit authorizes the removal and discharge of lakebed/pond sediment in conjunction with mechanical dredging, hydraulic dredging (including return water from such activities) and excavation activities. The use of standard construction equipment to remove accumulated sediment is authorized by this permit. The dredged/excavated material may be used in the construction of jetties/breakwaters, shoreline stabilization structures, fish and wildlife habitat improvement structures and other similar activities. This regional general permit is issued under the authority of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 USC 1344). It does not obviate the need for project proponents to obtain other Federal, state, or local authorizations. DURATION OF THE GENERAL PERMIT: The GP-45 has been issued and is in effect for a period of five years from the issue date of (September 29, 2020), unless it is specifically modified, suspended, or revoked prior to the expiration date.

  • 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.