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February 14, 2019 - Public Notice Announcing Federal Register Publication of Proposed New Definition of "Waters of the United States" - 2/14/2019: 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.
Expiration date: 4/15/2019


NWO-1992-22001-RWY - 1/14/2019: The District Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, 1616 Capitol Avenue, Suite 9000, Omaha, Nebraska 68102-9000 proposes to issue Version 6 of Regional General Permit 199222002 (RGP 9202-06). The permit would authorize construction of boat ramps and attendant features in waters of the United States located in Wyoming pursuant to Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act of 1972 (U.S.C. 1344).
Expiration date: 2/13/2019

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NWO-2016-01459-RWY - 9/19/2018: The Wyoming Water Development Office has requested authorization to construct the Alkali Creek Reservoir on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands and private property northwest of Hyattville in Big Horn County. The application includes construction of an earthen embankment on Alkali Creek, stabilization of Alkali Creek downstream of the embankment, enlargement of the Anita Ditch and Anita Supplemental Ditch, and improvements to diversion structures for the ditches. The proposed location of the embankment on Alkali Creek is located in Section 34, Township 50 North, Range 90 West, Big Horn County, Wyoming.
Expiration date: 11/2/2018

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