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  • USACE completes appeal process for proposed Pebble mine

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District finalized the appeal remand decision for the Pebble Limited Partnership’s application to develop a copper-gold-molybdenum deposit as a surface mine in Southwest Alaska this week.
  • District's regulatory staff participates in Water Connectivity Workshop

    District regulatory staff recently attended a Water Connectivity Workshop in Espanola, New Mexico. The purpose of the workshop was to examine and discuss the benefits of removing low head dams and other stream channel crossings with an emphasis on improving channel connectivity and aquatic resource health.
  • Colorado Mitigation Procedures, Stream Quantification Tool, mitigation banking improves regulatory permitting

    The recently implemented Colorado Mitigation Procedures, Colorado Stream Quantification Tool and mitigation banking have greatly improved how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District’s Denver Regulatory Office analyzes permit applications under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.
  • USACE Archaeological Program

    When you think “archaeology” do you think “U.S. Army Corps of Engineers?” Probably not. Archaeology brings up images of Indiana Jones, dusty tombs and getting chased out of caverns by giant rolling boulders. Yet, despite this, USACE curates the second largest collection of cultural resources in the United States, second only to the Smithsonian Institution.
  • BP Cherry Point Terminal Final Environmental Impact Statement Released

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the North Wing of the BP Cherry Point Marine Terminal, which is located near Ferndale, Washington.
  • Corps extends public comment period for PolyMet’s Northmet Mine permit

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is providing an additional 15 days for the public to comment on the Clean Water Act Section 401(a)(2) action related to the PolyMet/NorthMet mining project. Public comments may be submitted until June 30.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces publication of a set of 41 Nationwide Permits

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today the publication in the Federal Register of a set of 41 Nationwide Permits (NWPs), to include 40 reissued and one new NWP which authorize work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899.
  • Corps of Engineers issues Northshore Mining Company permit

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District issued a permit to Northshore Mining Company today for discharges of dredged and fill material into waters of the United States resulting from its Tailings Basin Progression project.
  • DOJ: Agricultural Developer Agrees to Pay Clean Water Act Fines, Mitigate Impacts to Sensitive Streams and Wetlands

    A California agricultural developer has agreed to pay a civil penalty, preserve streams and wetlands, effect mitigation, and be subject to a prohibitory injunction to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) on property near the Sacramento River located in Tehama County, California, the Justice Department announced today.
  • Corps of Engineers issues Enbridge Line 3 permit

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District issued an individual permit today, November 23, to Enbridge, Inc., for construction-related impacts to waters of the United States resulting from its Line 3 replacement project.