Regulatory Branch

Archive: September, 2021
  • 2021-542

    Expiration date: 10/23/2021

    WFI Holdings-B LLC (Sponsor) seeks approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) and the Interagency Review Team (IRT); which is composed of representatives from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; to establish the Silver Banks Wetland and Stream Mitigation Bank (Silver Banks) which is proposed in accordance with the approved WFI-B Umbrella Mitigation Banking Program Instrument (UMBPI). The Silver Banks site is the first bank site proposed under the UMBPI. If approved, the Sponsor would make the wetland and stream mitigation 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 mitigation bank site includes the restoration of multiple wetland habitats and the restoration of the riparian corridor along Silver Creek. The Silver Banks site is located within the Lower Kaskaskia Watershed, specifically in the Umbrella Mitigation Banking Program’s Shoal Creek/Lower Kaskaskia Service Area. The subject site includes 73.17+/- acres and is located in Northwest ¼ of Section 1, Township 4 north, Range 7 west in Madison County, Illinois. The approximate center of the project site is located at Latitude 38.827756°, Longitude -89.831503°. The Public Notice comment period opens September 24, 2021 and closes October 23, 2021.

  • MVS-2015-15

    Expiration date: 9/29/2021

    The applicant seeks authorization to conduct grading and filling operations in waters of the United States for the expansion of existing quarry operations. The project is to occur at the existing Bedrock Quarry near Troy, Missouri. The project proposes to impact 1,400 linear feet of Sand Run Creek by excavating it to expand the quarry to the north. Plans include permanently relocating the stream to the north of its current configuration, which would result in the construction of 1,410 linear feet of channel. The relocated channel will have a bottom substrate of natural occurring silt and cobble which mimics the existing conditions. The entire relocated section of channel will have rock longitudinal stone toe. 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 September 9, 2021 and closes September 29, 2021.