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Civil Works Public Notices

Sec 408 permissions, alterations to Corps of Engineers projects: Horace to West Fargo 16-inch water main (18-019)
Moore Engineering, on behalf of the city of West Fargo is requesting approval to install a steel encased 16 inch PVC water main under the Horace to West Fargo and West Fargo diversion channels and associated levees. The water main will cross under Interstate Highway 94 and the West Fargo diversion channel in the vicinity of 15th Street West then follow the west levee / diversion channel alignment before crossing under the Horace to West Fargo Diversion channel and associated levees in the area of 21st Avenue North.
Date of Expiration: 10/30/2018
Timber sale notice: Upper Iowa River
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is offering approximately 96.79 MBF (1000 board/feet) of silver maple, cottonwood and ash timber for sale on the Upper Iowa River, New Albin, IA, to the public. This sale of timber is being conducted to promote regeneration of floodplain forest tree species, increase age class diversity and tree species diversity, and accelerate the growth of large-crowned canopy trees to maintain and improve wildlife habitat.
Date of Expiration: 11/05/2018

Regulatory Public Notices

2015-02528-MMW (Lake County, MN) Northshore Mining Company Project
PUBLIC NOTICE: Northshore Mining Company (NSM) is requesting a Department of the Army permit for the proposed discharge fill material into 272.16 acres of wetlands, 35.96 acres of Murphy’s Pond, and 2.53 acres (7,737 linear feet) of stream for the purpose of the Milepost 7 Tailings Basin progression of 845 acres in conjunction with the relocation of the existing railroad serving as the northwest embankment of the basin approximately 4,000 linear feet to the northwest.
Date of Expiration: 11/16/2018
2016-02858-ARC (St. Louis County, MN) Lost River Wetland Preservation Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The bank sponsor is proposing to develop the Lost River Wetland Preservation Bank. The proposed bank site would be comprised of 93% wetlands and 7% uplands within approximately 80 acres that would be located adjacent to an unnamed tributary to the Lost River.
Date of Expiration: 11/16/2018
2004-04048-MJB (Olmsted County, MN) Kottschade Property Willow Creek Commons Project
LETTER OF PERMISSION: Willow Creek Commons, LLC (Mr. Franklin Kottschade) is proposing a project that involves mining sand and gravel resources from the project area. The sand and gravel on-site would be used for the directly surrounding future developments, such as road construction, parking surfaces, and foundations in the adjacent properties. The project would involve the discharge of dredged and fill material within 2.81 acres of wetlands for the expansion of the mining activities.
Date of Expiration: 10/25/2018
2012-05243-DAS (Goodhue County, MN) City of Red Wing Project
LETTER OF PERMISSION: The City of Red Wing is proposing to discharge dredged and fill material into the Mississippi River for the purpose of improving dock facilities for riverboats and other commercial vessels at Levee Park and to replace failing retaining walls in the Small Boat Harbor.
Date of Expiration: 10/22/2018
PROPOSED REAUTHORIZATION of the GENERAL PERMITS for the CITY OF SUPERIOR SPECIAL AREA MANAGEMENT PLAN
PUBLIC NOTICE: PROPOSED REAUTHORIZATION of the GENERAL PERMITS for the CITY OF SUPERIOR SPECIAL AREA MANAGEMENT PLAN
Date of Expiration: 11/13/2018
2018-02417-EMN (Wood County, WI) Wisconsin Central Ltd. Project
PUBLIC NOTICE: The applicant has proposed to permanently discharge fill material into 4.17 acres of wetlands to construct a 2.65-mile-long rail siding from mile post (MP) 99.87 to MP 102.52 and a new 0.45-mile-long access road between MP 102.50 to MP 102.95 to increase efficiency of train traffic, meet regional transportation needs, and improve safety along the Whitehall Sub mainline.
Date of Expiration: 11/09/2018
2018-00168-MVM (Anoka County, MN) Reshnau Lake Project
LETTER OF PERMISSION: The City of Lino Lakes is proposing to replace a culvert and install a weir below the Ordinary High Water Mark (OHWM) of Reshnau Lake. The project is associated with proposed improvements of the West Shadow Lake roadway.
Date of Expiration: 10/19/2018
2018-01391-MVM (Anoka County, MN) Excelsior Group, LLC Residential Development Project
LETTER OF PERMISSION: Excelsior Group is proposing to discharge fill material into wetlands for the construction of a new single-family residential development that will include 93 homes, streets, utilities and stormwater treatment facilities. The project is proposed on 40 acres of land in the city of Blaine.
Date of Expiration: 10/19/2018
2017-04353-MHK (Waukesha County, WI) Town of Brookfield Construction of S. Lord Street Over Poplar Creek
LETTER OF PERMISSION: The Town of Brookfield is applying for Department of the Army authorization to discharge fill material within 0.08 acre of Poplar Creek and to discharge dredged and fill material in a total of 1.02 acres of wetlands for the construction of a connector road with a triple cell box culvert and associated floodplain compensatory storage.
Date of Expiration: 11/05/2018
2017-03246-WMS (Bayfield County, WI) Recreational Pier Extension on Lake Superior
PUBLIC NOTICE: The applicant is proposing to extend an existing recreational pier of the bad of Lake Superior. The existing pier is 60 feet long by 10 feet wide with a 40-foot long by 10-foot wide ell.
Date of Expiration: 10/22/2018
2018-02434-RAN (Green County, WI) Sugar River Wetland Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop the Sugar River Wetland Mitigation Bank. The sponsor owns a 57-acre public conservation site called “Alice May Putnam Sanctuary.” The proposed bank site is the southern 25 acres of the sanctuary, including buffer areas.
Date of Expiration: 10/18/2018
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE - ACCEPTANCE OF FUNDS FROM UTILITY PARTNERS
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE - The purpose of this Special Public Notice is to inform the general public that the Saint Paul District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory branch (St. Paul District) has decided to accept and expend funds contributed from American Transmission Company, LLC (ATC) and the WEC Energy Group (including We Energies, Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation, and the Wisconsin River Power Company), collectively referred to throughout this notice as the Utility Partners. The funds would be used to expedite processing of the Utility Partners Department of the Army (DA) permit applications.
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SUSPENSION AND PROPOSED REVOCATION OF REGIONAL GENERAL PERMITS (RGPs) RGP-003-MN, RGP-004-MN, AND RGP-002-WI
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: By this notice, the St. Paul District Corps of Engineers (Corps) announces the suspension and proposed revocation of RGP-003-MN, RGP-004-MN, and RGP-002-WI.
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EFFECTIVE DATE FOR SEVEN REGIONAL GENERAL PERMITS (RGPs) IN MINNESOTA, WISCONSIN, AND AMERICAN INDIAN RESERVATIONS
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: This notice announces the effective date, February 21, 2018, for seven RGPs now available for use in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and within the exterior boundaries of American Indian reservations. Regulated activities are described in each RGP pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (Section 404) and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act (Section 10) as applicable.
Date of Expiration: 02/20/2023
NEW REGIONAL GENERAL PERMITS IN THE STATES OF MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN, AND FEDERALLY-RECOGNIZED AMERICAN INDIAN RESERVATIONS
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: This notice announces seven regional general permits (RGPs) for use in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and within the exterior boundaries of Federally-recognized American Indian reservations. The seven RGPs will be available to authorize regulated activities which meet the terms and conditions of the RGP beginning on February 17, 2018.
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