US Army Corps of Engineers
Omaha District

Public Notices

  • EMERGENCY PERMITTING PROCEDURES IN NEBRASKA AND SOUTH DAKOTA

    Expiration date: 9/19/2019

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, (Corps) is issuing this public notice to inform members of the public of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (Section 404) and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (Section 10). The Corps administers the permitting process for activities in waters of the United States and when activities occur over, in, or under a Section 10 water. This public notice explains when the Corps has jurisdiction over work or activities, what types of Department of Army (DA) permits are available, and how to apply for those permits. Specific emphasis is on emergencies and the permitting process for emergency activities in Nebraska and South Dakota.

  • NWO-2017-02304-WEH

    Expiration date: 4/2/2019

    Martin Marietta Materials plans to expand the mining operations of the Du Bois quarry south on a 153-acre parcel of land. The current Du Bois quarry is just north of the proposed expansion area. The expansion is planned to be mined in 14 blocks. The proposed expansion will mine through and relocate 2,827 linear feet of an unnamed tributary of the South Fork Big Nemaha River. A total of 0.034 acres of PEMA/C riverine wetlands will also be impacted by the mine expansion.

  • February 14, 2019 - Public Notice Announcing Federal Register Publication of Proposed New Definition of "Waters of the United States"

    Expiration date: 4/15/2019

    Title: 14 February - EPA and Army publish proposed revised "waters of the United States" definition The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army announced today the publishing in the Federal Register of the proposed new definition of "waters of the United States" that clarifies federal authority under the Clean Water Act. The notice is available at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/02/14/2019-00791/revised-definition-of-waters-of-the-united-states. The agencies' proposal is the second step in a two-step process to review and revise the definition of "waters of the United States" consistent with the February 2017 Presidential Executive Order entitled "Restoring the Rule of Law, Federalism, and Economic Growth by Reviewing the 'Waters of the United States' Rule." The publishing of the proposal and outreach efforts were delayed due to the lapse in appropriations for EPA. Today's notice begins a 60-day public comment period that will close on April 15, 2019. EPA and the Army will hold an informational webcast on February 14, 2019, and will host a listening session on the proposed rule in Kansas City, KS, on February 27-28, 2019. Information, including supporting analyses and fact sheets, are available at: https://www.epa.gov/wotus-rule/step-two-revise and https://www.epa.gov/wotus-rule.