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Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  KWH-MVK-2015-926 - Bossier, Caddo, Red River, Natchitoches, Grant, Rapides, and Avoyelles Parishes, Louisiana - Expires:  05/05/16

Comment Period Opens: 04/20/2016

Comment Period Closes: 05/05/2016

Regulator: Kristi Hall

Applicant: Mr. Kenneth Guidry, Red River Waterway Commission

Project Description:  The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit to conduct regulated activities in jurisdictional wetlands for the purpose of maintenance dredging at 48 locations along the Red River.  These locations are at the mouth of oxbows, inlets and boat ramps for recreational boat access.  Proposed dredging locations range from River Mile 50.3 to 208.1 in the following Parishes: Bossier, Caddo, Red River, Natchitoches, Grant, Rapides, and Avoyelles, Louisiana. 

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  KWH-MVK-2015-472 - Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana - Expires 05/14/2016

Comment Period Opens: 04/14/2016

Comment Period Closes: 05/14/2016

Regulator: Kristi Hall

Applicant: Delta Land Services, LLC

Project Description:  The Cane River Mitigation Bank  is being proposed by the bank sponsor (applicant) as a means to meet the requirements for compensatory mitigation for future and yet unknown wetland and stream losses which may be permitted by the Corps under the authority of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act..  The proposed mitigation bank is located in Sections 72 and 73, T6N-R5W and Sections 63, 65, 71, 72, 79 and 81,   T6N-R5W, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.   Prospectus: Cane River Mitigation Bank

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  TVG-MVK-2015-735 - Washington County, Mississippi - Expires:  04/29/2016
Comment Period Opens: 04/08/2016

Comment Period Closes: 04/29/2016

Regulator: Tarmiko Graham

Applicant: Mr. Tim Clements, GT&T Farms

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 in Section 35, T18N-R8W, latitude 33.36381, longitude -91.02942, within the Deer-Steele Drainage Basin (HUC 08030209), Washington County, Mississippi. The applicant purposes to (1) relocate a drainage ditch to make existing fields more conducive for mechanized agricultural activities and (2) increase height of water impoundment in the vicinity benefiting irrigation to agricultural crops produced by nearby fields. 

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  TVG-MVK-2014-640 - Leake County, Mississippi - Expires:  04/22/2016
Comment Period Opens: 03/24/2016

Comment Period Closes: 04/22/2016

Regulator: Tarmiko Graham

Applicant: Berg Mitigation Banks, LLC

Project Description:  A prospectus has been received describing the proposed bank from Berg Mitigation Banks, LLC, the bank Sponsor.  The proposed site is located in Section 24, Township 11 North, Range 9 East, Leake County, Mississippi.  The bank sponsor proposes to develop a wetland mitigation bank by restoring/enhancing wetland and stream functions.  The proposed work would increase the wetland/stream function, provide species diversity, and increase the width of a wildlife corridor within the Upper Pearl River Watershed (HUC 03180001).  Prospectus:  PRMG_Phase3_Prospect3-17-16

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  SHC-MVK-2016-117 - Catahoula Parish, Louisiana - Expires:  04/11/2016

Comment Period Opens: 03/22/2016

Comment Period Closes: 04/11/2016

Regulator: Samantha Claypool

Applicant: Mr. Tom Watson, Munoco Company L.C.

Project Description: The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit to discharge dredged and/or fill material into wetlands, associated with the construction of well pad and the filling of an access road in Section 21, T8N-R7E, latitude 31.6583, longitude -91.7620 within the Lower Ouachita drainage basin, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana.  The applicant’s stated purpose for the well pad and access road is to drill, discover, and produce oil.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  TVG-MVK-2011-140 - Saline County, Arkansas - Expires:  03/09/2016
Comment Period Opens: 02/18/2016

Comment Period Closes: 03/09/2016

Regulator: Tarmiko Graham

Applicant: Mr. David Vondran, City of Benton

Project Description:  The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit to conduct regulated activities in jurisdictional areas for the purpose of widening Alcoa Road from a two-lane to four-lane roadway with a raised median.  The project is located in Section 32, Township 1S- Range 14W, Latitude 34.59013, Longitude -92.53595, within Lower Red-Ouachita Drainage Basin (8-digit USGS HUC 08040203), Saline County, Arkansas. 

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  SHC-MVK-2015-401 - Caddo Parish, Louisiana - Expires: 03/10/2016

Comment Period Opens: 02/18/2016

Comment Period Closes: 03/10/2016

Regulator: Samantha Claypool

Applicant: Mr. Murphy Anderson, Anderson Land, LLC

Project Description:  The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit to discharge dredged and/or fill material into wetlands, associated with the construction of an educational school, parking lot, and surround amenities in Section 29, T16N-R13W, latitude 32.3536N, longitude -93.7151W within the Bayou Pierre drainage basin, Caddo Parish, Louisiana.  The applicant’s stated purpose for the school, parking lot, and surrounding amenities is to support the interests of the community.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  KWH-MVK-2015-683 - Ouachita Parish, Louisiana - Expires:  03/08/2016

Comment Period Opens: 02/17/2016

Comment Period Closes: 03/08/2016

Regulator: Kristi Hall

Applicant: Mr. Bishop Johnston, Johnston and Johnston

Project Description:  The applicant is applying for an after-the-fact Department of the Army permit to conduct regulated activities in jurisdictional wetlands for the purpose commercial development.  The project is located in Section 21, Township19N- Range 4E, Latitude 32.6146, Longitude -92.0612, within Lower Ouachita River Drainage Basin (8-digit USGS HUC 08040207), Ouachita Parish, Louisiana. 

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  SHC-MVK-2015-843 - Caddo Parish, Louisiana - Expires:  02/25/2016

Comment Period Opens: 02/05/2016

Comment Period Closes: 02/25/2016

Regulator: Samantha Claypool

Applicant: Mr. Murphy Anderson, Anderson Land, LLC

Project Description:  The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit to discharge dredged and/or fill material into wetlands, associated with the construction of an office building and parking lot in Section 29, T16N-R13W, latitude 32.3545N, longitude -93.7156W within the Bayou Pierre drainage basin, Caddo Parish, Louisiana.  The applicant’s stated purpose for the office and parking lot is to support the day to day operations of the business.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  KWH-MVK-2015-424 - Catahoula Parish, Louisiana - Expires:  02/24/2016

Comment Period Opens: 02/04/2016

Comment Period Closes: 02/24/2016

Regulator: Kristi Hall

Applicant: Mr. Jeff Lueke, L & L Delta Farms

Project Description:  The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit to conduct regulated activities in jurisdictional wetlands for the purpose of agriculture improvements.  The project is located at Sections 11, 12, 13, 14 T9N- R7E, Latitude 31.7676, Longitude -91.7152, within Bayou Louis watershed part of the Lower Ouachita River Drainage Basin (8-digit USGS HUC 08040207) Catahoula Parish, Louisiana.

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  KWH-MVK-2015-254 - Rapides Parish, Louisiana - Expires:  02/23/2016

Comment Period Opens: 02/03/2016

Comment Period Closes: 02/23/2016

Regulator: Kristi Hall

Applicant: Mr. Stanley W. Byrd, Byrd Family Investments, LLC

Project Description:  The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit to conduct regulated activities in jurisdictional wetlands for the purpose of a residential development.  The project is located at Section 1, T4N- R1E, Latitude 31.3459, Longitude -92.3226, within the Little Horsepen Creek watershed in the Lower Red River Drainage Basin (8-digit USGS HUC 08040301), Rapides Parish, Louisiana. 

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  KWH-MVK-2015-591-Lonoke County, Arkansas - Expires:  01/27/2016

Comment Period Opens: 01/07/2016

Comment Period Closes: 01/27/2016

Regulator: Kristi Hall

Applicant: Robert Young III, Belcher Lake Farms

Project Description: The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit to conduct regulated activities in jurisdictional wetlands for the purpose of constructing a green tree reservoir.  The project is located at Latitude 34.61748, Longitude -91.6541 (Section 16, T1S- Range 6 W,), within Two Prairie Bayou watershed part of the Bayou Meto Drainage Basin (8-digit USGS HUC 08020402), Lonoke County, Arkansas

Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  CPM-MVK-2015-512 - Rankin County, Mississippi - Expires: 01/11/2016

Comment Period Opens: 12/21/2015

Comment Period Closes: 01/11/2016

Regulator: Charlene Mosley

Applicant: Mr. Lee Peek, Kansas City Railway Company

Project Description: The applicant is applying for a Department of the Army permit to conduct regulated activities in jurisdictional wetlands and other waters of the United States located in Section 24, T5N-R1E, latitude 32.2588N, longitude -90.1528W within the Middle Pearl-Strong drainage basin, Rankin County, Mississippi. The applicant’s stated purpose is to complete the High Oak Yard (HOY) Expansion - Phase III project providing additional rail storage capacity to accommodate an increase in rail traffic on the Meridian Speedway.
Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  ARL-MVK-2013-909 General Permit 46 - State of Mississippi - Expires: 10/02/2019

Comment Period Opens: 10/02/2014

Comment Period Closes: 10/022019

Regulator: Anthony R Lobred

Applicant: District Engineer, Vicksburg District, on behalf of the Mississippi Department of Transportation

Project Description: The Vicksburg District is posting a Public Notice to notify the public of the reissuance of Statewide Regional General Permit 46 (RGP-46) for the construction of roadway embankments and bridge abutments performed by or have oversight from the Mississippi Department of Transportation in waters of the United States within the State of Mississippi.

The Regional General Permit will become effective on 2 October 2014, and will be 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  RMS-MVK-2014-459-GP-25 Reissue - Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi - Expires: 09/30/2019

Comment Period Opens: 9/30/2014

Comment Period Closes: 9/30/2019

Regulator: Robert M. Stewart

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

Project Description: The Vicksburg District is posting a Public Notice to notify the public of the reissuance of Regional General Permit 25 (RGP-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.  The General Permit will become effective on September 30, 2014, and will be 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  RMS-MVK-2014-458-GP34 Reissue - Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi - Expires: 09/30/2019

Comment Period Opens: 9/30/2014

Comment Period Closes: 9/30/2019

Regulator: Robert M. Stewart

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

Project Description: The Vicksburg District is posting a Public Notice to notify the public of the reissuance of Regional General Permit 34 (RGP-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.  The General Permit will become effective on September 30, 2014, and will be 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  SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE – CLEAN WATER ACT INTERPRETIVE RULE FOR 404(f)(1)(A) - WITHDRAWAL
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of the Army (Army) are announcing the withdrawal of an interpretive rule addressing the exemption from permitting provided under section 404(f)(1)(A) of the Clean Water Act (CWA).  The agencies want to make clear that the statutory exemption of 404(f)(1)(A) still remains available for use when applicable for discharges of dredged and/or fill material associated with normal farming, silviculture, and ranching activities that are part of an established operation and that do not have as their purpose bringing an area of waters of the U.S. into a use to which it was not previously subject, where the flow or circulation of the waters of the U.S. may be impaired or the reach of such waters be reduced (see 33 CFR 323.4 for more information).   
Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  ACC-MVK-2014-445-PGP60 - Garland and Hot Springs County, Arkansas - Expires: 9/18/2019

Comment Period Opens: 9/18/2014

Comment Period Closes: 9/18/2019

Regulator: Cori Carraway

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

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, and the associated discharge of dredged and/or fill material, within the regulatory jurisdiction of the Vicksburg District on Entergy owned lakes: Catherine and Hamilton, in the State of Arkansas.  Entergy Arkansas Hydro will issue authorizations on behalf of the Corps under this PGP. 
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.

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