Public Notices - Minnesota and Wisconsin

  • 2022-01295-ARC (Itasca County, MN) City of Nashwauk Project

    Expiration date: 2/16/2023

    PUBLIC NOTICE: The proposed project consists of constructing a new PreK through 12th grade school and community wellness center on the east side of Nashwauk, Minnesota. The development would be located on a 43-acre property on the north side of US Highway 169 between 7th Street and O’Brien Creek and would consist of a new 130,000 square foot PreK-12 school and wellness center with a two-lane access road connecting directly to Platt Avenue.

  • 2022-01098-CCK (Iowa County, WI) Reconstruction and Realignment of County Highway T

    Expiration date: 2/11/2023

    PUBLIC NOTICE: APPLICATION FOR PERMIT TO permanently discharge dredged and fill material into approximately 4.20 acres of wetlands and 782 linear feet of tributary (Trout Creek) for a county roadway improvement project. The applicant is proposing to reconstruct and realign approximately 5.97 miles of County Highway T.

  • 2022-02313-ANM (Monroe County, WI) Little La Crosse River Headwaters Stream and Wetland Mitigation Bank

    Expiration date: 2/24/2023

    PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop the Little La Crosse River Headwaters Stream and Wetland Mitigation Bank. The proposed bank site is approximately 43.9 acres in size, including upland buffer areas. The objective of the project is to re-establish a functioning stream/wetland complex that complements the adjacent DNR owned fisheries conservation easement on the Little La Crosse River, increase functions of the existing wetlands on site, and provide water quality improvement for the contributing drainages.

  • 2022-01109-ACM (Anoka County, MN) Oak Grove Wetland Mitigation Bank

    Expiration date: 2/24/2023

    PUBLIC NOTICE: The sponsor is proposing to develop the Oak Grove Wetland Mitigation Bank. The proposed bank site is approximately 152.5 acres in size, including upland buffer areas. The primary objectives of this project are to restore hydrology and native vegetation to 84 acres of fresh (wet) meadow and 30.7 acres of shallow marsh. These wetlands have been effectively drained through the open drainage ditches, while vegetation has been significantly altered by agricultural practices. By filling and grading the private ditches, wetland hydrology would be restored to the site. The project would also enhance and preserve 40.3 acres of mature hardwood forests.

  • 23 January 2023 – Federal Agencies Solicit Comments on Draft Changes to 2022 National Wetland Plant List

    Expiration date: 3/21/2023

    20 January 2023 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), as part of an interagency effort with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service, is announcing the availability of the draft changes to the 2022 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 two plant species in the Arid West region.  The Federal Register Notice (FRN) for the 2022 NWPL update can be found here: 2023-01026.   The public comment period ends on 21 March 2023.
  • 2018-02085-LSP (Roseau County, MN) City of Warroad Safe Harbor Construction Project

    Expiration date: 2/7/2023

    PUBLIC NOTICE: APPLICATION FOR PERMIT TO discharge fill in wetlands adjacent to Lake of the Woods and to dredge a new navigation channel in the bed of Lake of the Woods. The project is intended to construct an inland harbor with permanent docks within the City of Warroad, Minnesota. The harbor portion of the project was initially excavated in the early 1970’s but the harbor was never used as originally intended. The proposed work would complete the project for public use.

  • REGIONAL GENERAL PERMITS IN THE STATES OF MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN, AND FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED AMERICAN INDIAN RESERVATIONS

    SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: REGIONAL GENERAL PERMITS IN THE STATES OF MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN, AND FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED AMERICAN INDIAN RESERVATIONS - This notice announces eight regional general permits (RGPs) for use in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and within the exterior boundaries of Federally recognized American Indian reservations in both states, subject to the Lake Superior basin exclusions shown in Table 1. The eight RGPs will be available to authorize regulated activities which meet the terms and conditions of the RGP beginning on February 20, 2023. 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).

  • 2022-01929-DDP (Grant County, WI) Cassville Barge Fleeting Project

    Expiration date: 2/6/2023

    LETTER OF PERMISSION: Michels Corporation is requesting Department of the Army authorization to establish a new barge fleeting operation on the decommissioned Dairyland Power Cooperative property at 1078 Jack Oak Rd, Cassville, WI 53806. The purpose of the project is to provide a staging area for Michels Corporation’s River Construction Division to manage material barges, tugs, and dredging equipment. Michels Corporation intends to utilize the existing barge landing pad and four dolphin mooring structures; no modifications to these structures are proposed.

  • 2020-01425-SPK (Sibley County, MN) Sibley County CSAH 6 Reconstruction Project

    Expiration date: 2/12/2023

    PUBLIC NOTICE: Sibley County is proposing roadway reconstruction along CSAH 6, from Henderson to just beyond the CSAH 6/5 intersection and a portion of CSAH 5, from just north of CSAH 6 to the Blakey Bridge, between Henderson and Faxon Township, MN. The CSAH 6 reconstruction seeks to resolve roadway flooding issues along CSAH 6 and CSAH 5. Flooding along the Minnesota River in the project location is occurring more frequently and for a longer duration. The project would address the current flooding issues through a combination of grade raising, culvert work, road reconstruction, and the construction of a filtration basin. The project would also reduce sedimentation maintenance through the construction of a sediment basin to the west of the CSAH 6/5 intersection.

  • Special Notice - Notice of Availability of the Interim Draft of the National Ordinary High Water Mark Field Delineation Manual for Rivers and Streams

    Expiration date: 12/4/2023

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) jointly announce the availability of the Interim Draft of the National Ordinary High Water Mark Field Delineation Manual for Rivers and Streams (National OHWM Manual) and are soliciting public comments on this Interim Draft.