Public Notices

  • NWO-2022-01297-PIE

    Expiration date: 11/17/2022

    The District Engineer has received a prospectus from the Sponsor, Sunset Hills, LLC, titled, “Nelson Wetland Bank – Prospectus”, hereon referred to as the Prospectus. The Corps is soliciting comments on the Prospectus. The Prospectus described herein is not being proposed by the Corps, but by the Sponsor. The Corps will evaluate the Prospectus according to the requirements of the Mitigation Rule (33 CFR 332) to determine if the Prospectus has the potential to produce compensatory mitigation suitable to offset unavoidable impacts to waters of the United States authorized through the issuance of Department of the Army (DA) permits pursuant to section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. 1344) and/or sections 9 or 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C. 401, 403). This notice may also be viewed at the Corps’ website at: https://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Media/Public-Notices/. The project site is located at Latitude 43.4648°, Longitude -96.8718° in Lincoln County, South Dakota.

  • Notice of Availability of the Beta Streamflow Duration Assessment Method for the Great Plains

    Expiration date: 9/28/2023

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Albuquerque, Chicago, Detroit, Fort Worth, Galveston, Kansas City, Omaha, Rock Island, St. Louis, St. Paul, and Tulsa Districts, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Regions 5, 6, 7, and 8, jointly announce the availability of the Beta Streamflow Duration Assessment Method (SDAM) for the Great Plains (dated September 2022). The method is a rapid assessment tool to help distinguish between ephemeral, intermittent, and perennial streamflow at the reach scale for the Northern and Southern Great Plains SDAM Regions. The beta SDAM may help provide technical guidance for identifying waters that may be subject to regulatory jurisdiction under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act; however, this method does not alter or change the definition of “Waters of the U.S.”

  • NWO-2008-00792-PIE

    Expiration date: 9/21/2022

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District (Corps), is evaluating a permit application submitted by L. G. Everist, Inc. to expand an existing aggregate mine in Summit, South Dakota. This notice is to inform interested parties of the proposed activity and to solicit comments. This notice may also be viewed at the Corps’ website at: https://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Media/Public-Notices/. The applicant is proposing to permanently discharge fill material into 0.58-acres of wetlands and excavate 5.07-acres of wetlands in order to expand an existing aggregate mine. The project includes development of an aggregate mine, rerouting an existing swale, and installing two low-flow crossings within an existing swale. Based on the available information, the overall project purpose is to expand an existing aggregate mine in Summit, South Dakota. The applicant’s project purpose, as stated in the application, is to expand an existing aggregate mine to fulfill sand and gravel needs for regional construction projects.