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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

2017-03810-EJW (Hennepin County, MN) Chippewa Road Extension Project
PUBLIC NOTICE: The City of Medina is proposing extend Chippewa Road approximately 0.5 miles, from the current dead end at Mohawk Drive to Arrowhead Drive. The proposed project would involve a 36-foot wide roadway meeting rural section 40-mph design speed and 8-foot wide bituminous multi-use trail to discharge fill material into wetland to construct a roadway expansion in the City of Medina.
Date of Expiration: 05/04/2021
2019-00856-SRK (Carver County, MN) Willow Glen Wetland Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop Willow Glen Wetland Bank. The proposed bank site is approximately 67 acres in size, including wetland, upland buffer and stream restoration areas. In addition to the wetland project, the proposed stream mitigation bank site consists of approximately 17 acres and is adjacent to a larger conservation easement of approximately 50 acres to be established as part of the wetland mitigation bank project. It is likely that one large conservation easement (divided into two parcels by County Highway 27) will be established to accommodate both projects.
Date of Expiration: 05/15/2021
2021-00115-SSC (Kandiyohi County, MN) Lake Lillian Wetland Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop Lake Lillian Wetland Mitigation Bank. The proposed bank site is approximately 30.4 acres in size, including upland buffer areas. The proposed bank service area is the Middle Mississippi Basin in Minnesota (Bank Service Area 7).
Date of Expiration: 05/12/2021
2021-00560-EJW (Redwood County, MN) Kodet Farms Wetland Mitigation Bank
PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop the Kodet Farms Wetland Bank with the intentions to generate wetland credits for the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) Local Government Road Wetland Replacement Program (LGRWRP). The proposed bank site is approximately 168.3 acres including upland buffer.
Date of Expiration: 05/07/2021
2021-00237-JRH (Beltrami County, MN) Beltrami County Highway Department Project
PUBLIC NOTICE: The applicant is proposing to reconstruct 5.8 miles of County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 20 between County Road 414 (State Park Rd. NE) and CSAH 27 (Long Lake Dr. NE) and construct 2.25 miles of paved multi-use trail from State Park Rd. NE to the Paul Bunyan trail (SAP 004-620-009). The proposed CSAH 20 reconstruction would address current structural and operational deficiencies by improving the highway from a 7-ton to 10-ton capacity, widening the driving lanes from 11-foot to 12-foot, widening the shoulders from 4-foot to 6-foot (for the first 1.2 miles), and reducing slopes to 1:4. The project would include grading, improving the roadway base, replacing culverts, and bituminous surfacing. Additionally, the project would follow the existing roadway and does not have any planned realignments.
Date of Expiration: 04/20/2021
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: National Wetland Plant List (NWPL) 2020 Update
SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: On March 24, 2021, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), as part of an interagency effort with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) published a final rule in the Federal Register (86 FR 15656) announcing the availability of the draft changes to the 2020 NWPL and its web address to solicit public comments. The public now has the opportunity to comment on the proposed changes to wetland indicator status ratings for five plant species in select regions and the addition of 22 new plant species to the NWPL.
Date of Expiration: 05/24/2021
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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NEW Paperless Procedure for Submitting Requests to the Corps of Engineers in Wisconsin
PUBLIC NOTICE: In an effort to improve efficiency, reduce costs and environmental footprint, and accommodate many stakeholders' preferred method of correspondence, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District Regulatory Program (Corps), is implementing paperless procedures. As of 1 July 2019, requests for action (RFAs) in Wisconsin should be submitted electronically using one of two options.
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REVISED - ANNOUNCEMENT OF DEVELOPMENT OF MINNESOTA STREAM ASSESSMENT TOOLS AND DISTRICT-WIDE STREAM MITIGATION GUIDANCE
REVISED - SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: ANNOUNCEMENT OF DEVELOPMENT OF MINNESOTA STREAM ASSESSMENT TOOLS AND DISTRICT-WIDE STREAM MITIGATION GUIDANCE
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