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Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  RVH-MVK-2013-1060 - Rankin County, Mississippi - Expires: 08/28/2014

Comment Period Opens: 7/29/2014

Comment Period Closes: 8/28/2014

Regulator: Randy Holder

Applicant: Granberry-Travis Consulting Firm

Project Description: The bank sponsor proposes to develop a 132-acre wetland mitigation bank by restoring 116.38 acres of bottomland hardwood and tupelo swamp wetlands, 1.52 acres of riparian buffer, and 14.10 acres of upland buffer.  The proposed work would increase the wetland function, provide species diversity, and increase the width of a wildlife corridor within the Pearl River Watershed. 

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  RHW-MVK-2013-810 - Catahoula Parish, Louisiana - Expires: 08/15/2014

Comment Period Opens: 7/25/2014

Comment Period Closes: 8/15/2014

Regulator: Ramona Warren

Applicant: Mr. Charles Phillips

Project Description: The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit to conduct regulated activities in jurisdictional wetlands.  The purpose of the project is to convert a cattle farm back to a row crop farm and to level ground for irrigation efficiency.  The proposed project would involve the mechanized land clearing and filling of several fragmented parcels of land that has solely been utilized for cattle farming.  The project would impact approximately 1.17 acres of forested wetlands. 

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  RHW-2013-611 - Bossier Parish, Louisiana - Expires: 08/12/2014

The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit for the discharge of dredged/fill material into waters of the United States associated with the construction of the new Haughton Middle School.  The project would consists of constructing school buildings, athletic fields, drop off lane for buses and cars, parking, new street access to Louisiana Highway 3227, and drainage features. The proposed project would relieve school overcrowding, and meet anticipated population growth that would require increased educational capacity.  The project is located in Section 15, T18N-R11W, latitude 32.548853, longitude -93.495989, within the Red Chute Bayou Drainage Basin, Bossier Parish, Louisiana.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  RVH-MVK-2014-394 - Hinds County, Mississippi - Expires: 07/29/2014

Comment Period Opens: 7/9/2014

Comment Period Closes: 7/29/2014

Regulator: Randy Holder

Applicant: Honorable Phil Bryant, Governor of the State of Mississippi

Project Description: The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit discharge of dredged and/or fill material associated with the construction of a large manufacturing facility. The project, as proposed would include the removal of the existing timber for the construction of a 5.2 million-square-foot industrial building and operations space, a 32-acre parking lot, 52.75 acres of dry detention ponds, a 14.5 wet detention pond, and 9,500 linear feet of new railroad spur.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  CPM-MVK-2014-238 - Quitman County, Mississippi - Expires: 07/30/2014

Comment Period Opens: 7/9/2014

Comment Period Closes: 7/30/2014

Regulator: Charlene Mosley

Applicant: Mr. Chris Talley

Project Description: The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit for the mechanized land clearing and associated discharge of dredged and/or fill material into jurisdictional wetlands for agricultural purposes.  The applicant's stated purpose is to square-up fields so that it will improve the efficiency of the water management and land utilization. 

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  RVH-MVK-2014-115 - Bossier Parish, Lousiana - Expires: 07/22/2014

Comment Period Opens: 7/2/2014

Comment Period Closes: 7/22/2014

Regulator: Randy Holder

Applicant: Mr. Jeff Wyatt

Project Description: The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit discharge of dredged and/or fill material associated with the dredging of the Red River to supply sediment to a concrete production facility.  Approximately 0.3 acre of jurisdictional wetlands would be impacted. 

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  ADP-MVK-2014-61 - Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi - Expires: 05/08/2019

Date: 5/8/2014

Expires: 5/8/2019

Regulator: Amiee Parker

Applicant: District Engineer, Vicksburg District, on behalf of the General Public for projects conducted or sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service

Project Description: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, is hereby reissuing of a Department of the Army General Permit for the construction of drainage and/or water level control structures and the associated discharge of dredged and/or fill material into waters of the United States for projects conducted or sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), within the regulatory jurisdiction of the Vicksburg District in the States of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  ACS-MVK-2013-839 - Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi - Expires: 02/10/2019

Regulator: Cori Shiers

Applicant: District Engineer, Vicksburg District, on behalf of the Oil and Gas Industry

Project Description: The Vicksburg District is posting a Public Notice to notify the public of the reissuance of Regional General Permit (GP-19) for construction activities in waters of the United States conducted in conjunction with the exploration for and subsequent production of hydrocarbons and for the associated discharge of dredged and fill material within the regulatory jurisdiction of the Vicksburg District in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. The General Permit is valid for 5 years. At the end of that time, the cumulative environmental effects of completed work will be reviewed and reissuance of the permit may be considered. However, if unforeseen adverse environmental effects result from the issuance of this General Permit, it may be modified or terminated at any time.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  RVH-MVK-2013-746 - Marshall County, Mississippi - Expires: 07/10/2014

Comment Period Opens: 6/20/2014

Comment Period Closes: 7/10/2014

Regulator: Randy Holder

Applicant: Envirohunt, LLC

Project Description: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, is considering a proposal to establish the Coldwater Creek Mitigation Bank (CWCMB). This wetland and stream mitigation bank is being proposed by the bank sponsor as a means to meet the requirements for compensatory mitigation for future and as yet unknown wetland losses, which may be permitted by the Corps under the authority of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  CPM-MVK-2012-521 - Lincoln Parish, Louisiana - Expires: 07/07/2014

Comment Period Opens: 6/13/2014

Comment Period Closes: 7/07/2014

Regulator: Charlene Mosley

Applicant: Mr. David Spillers

Project Description: The applicant is applying for an after-the-fact Department of the Army permit for the discharge of dredged and/or fill material associated with construction of two fish ponds and a levee in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana. Approximately 7.31 acres of wetlands have been impacted.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE – CLEAN WATER ACT PROPOSED RULE FOR DEFINITION OF WATERS OF THE U.S.  – Expires: 10/20/2014

on 21 April 2014, the USEPA and the Corps of Engineers (Corps) published for public comment a proposed rule defining the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA), in light of the U.S. Supreme Court cases in U.S. v. Riverside Bayview, Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (SWANCC), and Rapanos v. United States (Rapanos). The proposed rule was developed to enhance protection for the nation’s public health and aquatic resources, and increase CWA program predictability and consistency by increasing clarity as to the scope of “waters of the United States” protected under the Act.  This notice is to announce that the comment period has been extended through October 20, 2014.  Comments must be received on or before October 20, 2014.  The comment period was originally scheduled to end on July 21, 2014.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE – CLEAN WATER ACT INTERPRETIVE RULE FOR 404(f)(1)(A) – Expires: 07/07/2014
On 21 April 2014, the USEPA and the Corps of Engineers (Corps) published a Notice of Availability and Public Comment (79 FR 22276) to announce the availability of an interpretive rule regarding the applicability of the exemption from permitting provided under section 404(f)(1)(A) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) for discharges of dredged and/or fill material associated with certain agricultural conservation practices based on the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) conservation practice standards that are designed and implemented to protect and enhance water quality.  The interpretive rule was effective on April 03, 2014.  The public comment period has been reopened through July 07, 2014, in response to stakeholder requests.  Comments submitted between the close of the original comment period and the re-opening of this comment period will be accepted and considered.
Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  RHW-MVK-2013-766 – Leake County, Mississippi – Expires: 07/02/2014

Comment Period Opens: 6/11/2014

Comment Period Closes: 7/2/2014

Regulator: Ramona Warren

Applicant: Mr. Jim Anderson

Project Description: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District , is evaluating an application for proposed discharge of dredged and/or fill material into waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act in association with the creation of a greentree reservoir to enhance current waterfowl/wildlife habitat at a private residence.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  CPM-MVK-2013-718 – Union County, Arkansas – Expires: 07/01/2014

Comment Period Opens: 6/10/2014

Comment Period Closes: 7/1/2014

Applicant: Mr. Frank Hash, City of El Dorado

Regulator: Charlene Mosley

Project Description:  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District , is evaluating an application for proposed discharge of dredged and/or fill material into waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act in association with the replacement of the El Dorado Municipal Auditorium’s current drainage system to provide additional parking at the facility.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  RVH-MVK-2014-453 - Hancock County, Mississippi - Expires: 06/30/2014

Comment Period Opens: 6/10/2014

Comment Period Closes: 6/30/2014

Regulator: Randy Holder

Applicant: Soterra, LLC

Project Description: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, is considering a proposal to establish the Turtleskin Creek Mitigation Bank (TCMB).  This wetland mitigation bank is being proposed by the bank sponsor as a means to meet the requirements for compensatory mitigation for future and as yet unknown wetland losses, which may be permitted by the Corps under the authority of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. 

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  CPM-MVK-2014-202 - Bossier Parish, Louisiana - Expires: 07/01/2014

Comment Period Opens: 6/10/2014

Comment Period Closes: 7/1/2014

Regulator: Charlene Mosley

Applicant: Ms. Whitney Green

Project Description: The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit for the mechanized land clearing and associated discharge of dredged and/or fill material into 6.49 acres of jurisdictional bottomland hardwood wetlands for the construction of 1 natural gas well site and an associated access road. The applicant's stated purpose is to produce and drill at Lott 23 & 14 & 11-15-11 No. 1H-3H Wells. 

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  ADP-MVK-2014-459 -  Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi - Expires: 06/30/2014

Date: 5/30/2014

Expires: 6/30/2019

Regulator: Amiee Parker

Applicant: District Engineer, Vicksburg District, on behalf of the Public

Project Description:  The Vicksburg District is posting a Public Notice to notify the public of the proposed reissuance of Regional General Permit (GP-25) for the construction of recreational boating access facilities and the associated discharge of dredged and/or fill material in waters of the United States within the Regulatory jurisdiction of the Vicksburg District in the States of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  RMS-MVK-2014-458 - Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi - Expires: 06/30/2014

Date: 5/30/2014

Expires: 6/30/2014

Regulator: Mike Stewart

Applicant: District Engineer, Vicksburg District, on behalf of the Public

Project Description: The Vicksburg District is posting a Public Notice to notify the public of the proposed reissuance of Regional General Permit (GP-34) for the construction of minor structures to facilitate the loading and/or unloading of nonhazardous materials on barges, and the associated discharge of dredged and/or fill material, at specified sites along navigable waters of the United States within the regulatory jurisdiction of the Vicksburg District in the States of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  ACC-MVK-2014-445 - Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi - Expires: 06/27/2014

Date: 5/28/2014

Expires: 6/27/2014

Regulator: Cori Shiers

Applicant: District Engineer, Vicksburg District, on behalf of Entergy Arkansas, Incorporated, Hydro Operations

Project Description: The Vicksburg District is posting a Public Notice to notify the public of the reissuance of Programmatic General Permit 60 (PGP-60) for minor construction activities within waters of the United States, and for the associated discharge of dredged and/or fill material within the regulatory jurisdiction of the Vicksburg District on Entergy owned lakes in the State of Arkansas.  PGP-60 will authorize the construction of shoreline stabilization/retaining walls, boat ramps, dredging/excavation, and cut-in boat docks on Lake Catherine and Lake Hamilton. Entergy Arkansas Hydro will issue authorizations on behalf of the Corps 404 Program under this PGP.  The General Permit is valid for 5 years.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  RVH-MVK-2014-132 - West Carroll Parish, Louisiana - Expires: 06/16/2014

Comment Period Opens: 5/27/2014

Comment Period Closes: 6/16/2014

Regulator: Randy Holder

Applicant: Mr. Stuart Johnson, Louisiana Office of State Parks

Project Description: The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit for the  discharge of dredged and/or fill material associated with the bank stabilization at Poverty Point  State Park.  The applicant proposes to stabilize head cutting along Harlan Bayou at the Poverty Point State Historic Site to protect important cultural resources. 

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  JCP-MVK-2014-15 - Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi - Expires: 05/06/2019

Date: 5/6/2014

Expires: 5/6/2019

Regulator: Chad Phillips

Applicant: District Engineer, Vicksburg District, on behalf of the Public

Project Description: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, is hereby reissuing a Department of the Army General Permit for the construction of drainage structures and the associated discharge of dredged and/or fill material into waters of the United States within the regulatory jurisdiction of the Vicksburg District in the States of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  RHW-MVK-2013-1040 - Lafayette County, Mississippi - Expires: 05/28/2014

Comment Period Opens: 5/7/2014

Comment Period Closes: 5/28/2014

Regulator: Ramona Warren

Applicant: Mr. Brian D. Hill, Lifestyle Hommes, LLC

Project Description: The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit to place dredged/fill material into other waters of the United States for the construction of a recreational lake for fishing and aesthetics purposes in Lafayette County, Oxford, Mississippi.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  RHW-MVK-2014-43 - Bossier Parish, Louisiana - Expires: 05/22/2014

Comment Period Opens: 5/1/2014

Comment Period Closes: 5/22/2014

Regulator: Ramona Warren

Applicant: Mr. Mark Hudson, CIty of Bossier City

Project Description: The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit for the discharge of dredged/fill material into waters of the United States associated with the construction of a new "Retail Road" and drainage improvements on New School Ditch,  as well as, extending Plantation Drive road, with associated bridge structures, and drainage improvements features to New School Ditch.  The proposed project would provide relief for traffic congestion and improve safety on Airline Drive.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  JCP-MVK-2013-853 - Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi - Expires: 04/25/2019

Comment Period Opens: 4/25/2014

Comment Period Closes: 4/25/2019

Regulator: Chad Phillips

Applicant: District Engineer, Vicksburg District, on behalf of Existing Commercial and Municipal Ports and Harbors

Project Description: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, is hereby issuing a Department of the Army General Permit for maintenance dredging for the removal of silt accumulations around existing docks, under existing barge fleeting and mooring areas, and within associated access channels and port basins; and the disposal of dredged material. 

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  SPECIAL PUBLICE NOTICE - CLEAN WATER ACT INTERPRETIVE RULE FOR 404(f)(1)(A)  - Expires: 06/05/2014

Comment Period Opens: 4/18/2014

Comment Period Closes: 6/5/2014

 

 On 21 April 2014, the USEPA and the Corps of Engineers (Corps) are publishing a Notice of Availability and Public Comment to announce the availability of an interpretive rule regarding the applicability of the exemption from permitting provided under section 404(f)(1)(A) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) for discharges of dredged and/or fill material associated with certain agricultural conservation practices based on the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) conservation practice standards that are designed and implemented to protect and enhance water quality. The interpretive rule was effective on April 03, 2014.

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SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE - CLEAN WATER ACT PROPOSED RULE FOR DEFINITION OF WATERS OF THE U.S. - Expires: 07/21/2014

Comment Period Opens: 4/18/2014

Comment Period Closes: 7/21/2014

On 21 April 2014, the USEPA and the Corps of Engineers (Corps) are publishing for public comment a proposed rule defining the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA), in light of the U.S. Supreme Court cases in U.S. v. Riverside Bayview, Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (SWANCC), and Rapanos v. United States (Rapanos). The proposed rule was developed to enhance protection for the nation’s public health and aquatic resources, and increase CWA program predictability and consistency by increasing clarity as to the scope of "waters of the United States" protected under the Act.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  RVH-MVK-2013-586 - Jefferson County, Arkansas - Expires: 05/07/2014

Comment Period Opens: 4/17/2014

Comment Period Closes: 5/7/2014

Regulator: Randy Holder

Applicant: Mr. Chuck Smith

Project Description: The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit for the mechanized land clearing and associated discharge of dredged and/or fill material into jurisdictional wetlands for the purpose of creating two green tree reservoirs for waterfowl habitat. 

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  RHW-MVK-2014-176 - Issaquena and Warren Counties, Mississipppi - Expires: 5/10/2014

Comment Period Opens: 3/26/2014

Comment Period Closes: 4/10/2014

Regulator: Ramona Warren

Applicant: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District

Project Description:  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, proposes to repair an existing scour hole located south of Steele Bayou Highway 465 bridge.

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