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EXPIRED (posted for visibility) Public Notice: Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Disposition Study draft report
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public input from now until Feb. 16, 2021, on its recently completed draft disposition study for the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam.
Date of Expiration: 03/18/2021

Regulatory Public Notices

2020-02119-EJW (Renville County, MN) Nacker Hollow Wetland Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop the Nacker Hollow Wetland Bank. The proposed bank site is approximately 139.3 acres in size, including upland buffer areas. The proposed bank service area is in the Cottonwood River major watershed of the Minnesota River basin in Minnesota (Bank Service Area 9).
Date of Expiration: 07/21/2021
2019-01870-RJH (Door County, WI) David Cresto Dredging and Recreational Development Project
LETTER OF PERMISSION: David Cresto has applied for a Department of the Army permit to dredge accumulated material from the aquatic bed of Lake Michigan, and to permanently discharge dredged or fill material below the plane of the ordinary high water mark (OHWM) of Lake Michigan to repair an existing pier and construct a new pier for the purpose of recreational development.
Date of Expiration: 06/29/2021
2020-02449-SJW (Dane County, WI) Cherokee Country Club Golf Course Renovation Project
PUBLIC NOTICE: The applicant, Cherokee Park, Inc., has submitted a request for Department of the Army (DA) authorization to permanently discharge fill material into wetlands as part of a golf course renovation and modernization project at the Cherokee Country Club (Cherokee) in the Town of Westport. The applicant seeks to upgrade and enhance its existing 18-hole golf course and clubhouse facilities to address specific physical deficiencies necessary for the club to remain viable as a golf facility and to improve environmental conditions in and around the club.
Date of Expiration: 07/14/2021
Date of Expiration: 07/14/2021
2021-00970-MJB (Anoka County, MN) Xyris Fen Wetland Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor, Critical Connections Ecological Services (CCES), is proposing to develop the Xyris Fen Wetland Mitigation Bank. The proposed bank site is approximately 25 acres in size, including upland buffer areas. The proposed bank service area is the Upper Mississippi River in Minnesota (BSA 7).
Date of Expiration: 07/08/2021
2021-00214-LSP (Becker County, MN) 2x4 Ranch Wetland Mitigation Bank Project
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop the 2x4 Ranch Wetland Bank within an approximately 352.00 acre property owned by the applicant. The applicant is proposing to restore functions to 14 individual wetland basins in four zones within the property. The proposed bank would be approximately 56.00 acres in size, including upland buffer areas.
Date of Expiration: 07/05/2021
2016-03503-WMS (Burnett County, WI) Pokegama Lake Wetland Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop the Pokegama Lake Mitigation Bank (herein referred to as the “proposed bank site”). The proposed bank site is approximately 477.8-acres in size and consists of 90.4 acres of wetland cranberry bogs, 96.7 acres of wetlands disturbed by cranberry production, 170.9 acres of currently undisturbed high-quality wetlands, 81.1 acres of forested uplands, and 8.6 acres of cleared uplands. There are approximately 23.2 acres of public waters (Pokegama Creek and North Fork Clam River) within the proposed bank site.
Date of Expiration: 06/26/2021
2018-01717-KDZ (Vernon County, WI) Dairyland Power Cooperative Italian Hollow Ditch Project
PUBLIC NOTICE: Dairyland Power Cooperative (Dairyland) is applying for a Department of the Army permit for the Italian Hollow Drainage Project (Project) located adjacent to the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) bridge on State Highway 35, immediately south of the entrance road to Dairyland’s Genoa Station #3 in the Town of Genoa. The purpose of the Project is to improve drainage conditions within an approximately 4,500 linear foot portion of the Italian Hollow Drainage Ditch (Ditch) that flows west under the State Highway 35 bridge and the BNSF bridge and runs south through a previously disturbed wetland into the Mississippi River.
Date of Expiration: 05/18/2021
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE - 2021 Nationwide Permits (NWPs)
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: Regional Conditions, Water Quality Certification (WQC), and Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) Concurrence for Sixteen (16) 2021 NWPs in St. Paul District.
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Nationwide Permit Reissuance
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: On January 13, 2021, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published a final rule in the Federal Register (86 FR 2744) announcing the reissuance of 12 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and four new NWPs, as well as the reissuance of NWP general conditions and definitions with some modifications. These 16 NWPs will go into effect on March 15, 2021, and will expire on March 14, 2026.
Date of Expiration: 03/14/2026
2020-02230-SJW (Douglas County, WI) Enbridge Superior Terminal Containment Pond Project
PUBLIC NOTICE: The purpose of the proposed project is to increase the total containment capacity of Pool 2 by 9,000,000 gallons. As stated in the application, Enbridge can add approximately 3,000,000 gallons of capacity in Pool 2 by raising the height of the existing berm. Therefore, an additional dam is necessary downstream of Pool 2 with the capacity of approximately 6,000,000 gallons to achieve the desired total capacity of 9,000,000 gallons.
Date of Expiration: 11/28/2020
2018-02368-SRK (Sibley County, MN) Le Sueur Floodplain Wetland Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop the Le Sueur Floodplain Wetland Bank. The proposed bank site is approximately 240 acres in size, including upland buffer areas.
Date of Expiration: 12/13/2020
2020-01657-EMN (Meeker County, MN) Double Tree Wetland Mitigation Bank Project
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop the Double Tree Wetland Bank. The proposed bank site is approximately 43.6 acres in size, including upland buffer areas.
Date of Expiration: 12/02/2020
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: NEW - Public Notice Notification/Distribution Procedures
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: The purpose of this Special Public Notice is to inform the general public that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District Regulatory Division (St. Paul District) is modernizing our public notice notification/distribution procedures. Beginning immediately, we are transitioning from a public notice email notification system to an RSS Feed system. Individuals previously registered to receive public notice notifications via email will continue to receive email notifications through December 31, 2020. However, if you wish to continue receiving public notice notifications, after December 31, 2020, you must register for RSS Feeds notifications.
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WISCONSIN WETLAND MITIGATION BANKING LISTENING SESSIONS SELF-NOMINATION
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District are seeking individuals interested in participating in half day wetland mitigation banking listening sessions the week of November 18, 2019 (final dates and times will be determined based on participant interest). The sessions are being held to solicit feedback and discuss the current state and federal wetland mitigation bank review processes with a specific focus on ways to improve consistency and efficiency in the programs.
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