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Regulatory Public Notices

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Archive: April, 2014
  • SAW-2012-01386

    Expiration date: 5/25/2014

    The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) received an application from Standard Pacific of the Carolinas seeking Department of the Army authorization to permanently impact 0.636 acres of riparian wetlands from fill, associated with the construction of one road crossing and lot fill for the construction of James Street Station residential subdivision in the town of Apex, Wake County, North Carolina.

  • SAW-2013-01376

    Expiration date: 5/21/2014

    PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) received an application from The Quartz Corp, USA, Peggy Dortch, seeking Department of the Army authorization to impact 1,220 linear feet of stream, replace 60 linear feet culvert, temporarily impact 80 linear feet of stream, relocate 1,308 linear feet of stream, and fill 0.019 acre of wetland, associated with the Pine Mountain site in Spruce Pine, Mitchell County, North Carolina. Corps Project Manager is Tasha Alexander (828) 271-7980 ext. 226. ISSUE DATE: April 21, 2014 EXPIRATION DATE: 5:00 p.m., May 21, 2014

  • HQ Proposed Rule for Waters of the US

    Expiration date: 7/21/2014

    On 21 April 2014, the USEPA and the Corps of Engineers (Corps) are publishing for public comment a proposed rule defining the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA), in light of the U.S. Supreme Court cases in U.S. v. Riverside Bayview, Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (SWANCC), and Rapanos v. United States (Rapanos). The proposed rule was developed to enhance protection for the nation’s public health and aquatic resources, and increase CWA program predictability and consistency by increasing clarity as to the scope of “waters of the United States” protected under the Act. Developing a final rule to provide the intended level of certainty and predictability, and minimizing the number of case-specific determinations, will require significant public involvement and engagement. Such involvement and engagement will allow the agencies to make categorical determinations of jurisdiction, in a manner that is consistent with the scientific body of information before the agencies – particularly on the category of waters known as “other waters.”

  • HQ-Interpretative-Rule-NRCS-conservation-stds

    Expiration date: 6/4/2014

    On 21 April 2014, the USEPA and the Corps of Engineers (Corps) are publishing a Notice of Availability and Public Comment to announce the availability of an interpretive rule regarding the applicability of the exemption from permitting provided under section 404(f)(1)(A) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) for discharges of dredged and/or fill material associated with certain agricultural conservation practices based on the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) conservation practice standards that are designed and implemented to protect and enhance water quality. The interpretive rule was effective on April 03, 2014.

  • SAW-2013-01352

    Expiration date: 5/19/2014

    The Wilmington District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) has received an application from Mr. Samuel Ketner of Auto House of Salisbury seeking Department of the Army authorization to permanently impact 142 linear feet of jurisdictional stream channel and 0.497 acre of jurisdictional wetlands of a tributary of Town Creek associated with the proposed construction of expansion of the existing Auto House car dealership facilities located on 428 S. Jake Alexander Boulevard, in Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina.