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  • NWO-2001-90217-MTB

    Expiration date: 8/6/2021

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, (USACE) is evaluating a permit application from Big Ditch Company. The proposed project includes the dredging of streambed material from an area totaling 0.57 acre below the ordinary highwater mark (OHWM) of the Yellowstone River for maintained flow to an irrigation headgate. The dredging would extend 500 linear feet (LF) and 3 feet in depth for a total of up to3,000 cubic yards (CY) of dredged material. Upon completion of the dredging, the dredged material would be deposited, graded, and smoothed along 500 LF of the left bank (north side)and 150 LF of the right bank (south side) of the channel to match existing riverbed contours. In the past, dredging has been completed within one to two days. If needed, dredging would occur annually. This notice is to inform interested parties of the proposed activity and to solicit comments.

  • NWO-2021-00697-DEN: Public Notice of the Proposed Reissuance of Colorado Regional General Permit 96

    Expiration date: 6/16/2021

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque and Omaha Districts (Corps), is proposing to reissue Regional General Permit (RGP) 96 for natural disaster mitigation and flood-related activities in the State of Colorado. This notice is to inform interested parties of the proposed reissuance of RGP 96 and to solicit comments.

  • NWO-1986-09168-BIS

    Expiration date: 6/9/2021

    The District Engineer is evaluating a permit application from the Burleigh County Water Resource District for a bank stabilization project at the McDowell Dam Recreation Area. The proposal includes stabilization of 300-350 linear feet of shoreline to protect a section of the existing pedestrian trail system. Approximately 418 cubic yards of rock would be utilized, with 140 cubic yards discharged below the Ordinary High Water Mark. Cumulative impacts require this application to be evaluated as an individual permit. The Recreation Area is located east of Bismarck in Section 27, Township 139 North, Range 79 West, Latitude 46.830319° North, Longitude -100.635535° West, Burleigh County, North Dakota.

  • Special Public Notice: Navigable Waters Protection Rule Implementation in Colorado

    Expiration date: 4/23/2021

    On April 21, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule: Definition of “Waters of the United States” was published in the Federal Register. Colorado subsequently filed an amended motion for a preliminary injunction requesting the United States District Court for the District of Colorado enjoin the EPA and the Department of the Army from implementing the Navigable Waters Protection Rule in the State of Colorado. On June 19, 2020, the district court stayed the effective date of the rule and enjoined the EPA and the Department of the Army to continue administering Section 404 of the Clean Water Act in Colorado under the then-current regulations. The district court’s determination to grant Colorado injunctive relief under the Navigable Waters Protection Rule expired on April 23, 2021. The Navigable Waters Protection Rule is now in effect in Colorado.

  • Special Public Notice: Applicability of the Clean Water Act 404(f)(1)(C) exemption for the construction or maintenance of irrigation ditches and the maintenance of drainage ditches within Colorado

    On July 24, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a joint memorandum to the field regarding application of the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404(f)(1)(C) exemption pertaining to the construction or maintenance of irrigation ditches and the maintenance of drainage ditches. To help explain how this memo affects the Corps’ Regulatory Program in Colorado and where to find more information, the Albuquerque District, on behalf of the Corps districts in the State of Colorado, has created a Ditch Memo Fact Sheet.