Public Notices - Minnesota and Wisconsin

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  • 2021-01484-DWW (Standard Permit)

    Public Notice: APPLICATION FOR PERMIT TO install up to 50 temporary dock/mooring buoy structures (31 seasonal, temporary dock structures and 19 seasonal, temporary mooring structures) within the St. Croix River along a stretch of 3,350 linear feet of shoreline directly adjacent to the City of Lake St. Croix Beach (LSCB) owned Shoreland Park. The proposal would be outside the of the “Swimming Beach exclusion zone”.

  • 2022-02192-JMK (MNDoT Blue Earth and LeSueur)

    Public Notice: Minnesota Department of Transportation is proposing to reconstruct 8.25 miles of roadway including the installation of turn lanes, consolidation of driveways to allow for larger turn movement gaps, intersection improvements (continuous T, roundabouts, frontage roads to accommodate consolidated driveways, etc.) and appropriate drainage work to account for widened roadway and realigned driveways and crossroads. In addition to the roadway improvements, a 10-foot-wide bituminous trail would be constructed adjacent to the east of the existing roadway.

  • 2023-01559-TMS (City of Zimmerman, MN)

    Expiration date: 5/4/2024

    Public Notice: The applicant proposes to make improvements to their existing wastewater treatment facility. The improved facility was designed to accommodate a growing population and to meet state and federal effluent quality requirements. Proposed work includes excavation to construct nine (9) sludge drying basins, construction of a new building that would house aeration basins, a membrane bioreactor and UV room, a pump and blower area, and electrical and chemical treatment rooms, a 10-foot extension of an existing building that houses sludge storage and overflow basins, and construction of a new access road and sidewalks.

  • 2022-01604-ACM (Breckenridge Farm Development)

    Expiration date: 5/4/2024

    The applicant proposes to develop a 60-acre site in the City of Independence, into a mixed used development. The proposed development would include construction of one commercial lot, 116-units of auto condos, 7 single family residential lots,stormwater management facilities, roads, and utilities.

  • SUPPLEMENTED REGIONAL GENERAL PERMITS IN MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN, AND FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED AMERICAN INDIAN RESERVATIONS

    SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: SUPPLEMENTED REGIONAL GENERAL PERMITS IN MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN, AND FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED AMERICAN INDIAN RESERVATIONS - This notice announces the availability of six regional general permits (RGPs) for use within the Lake Superior Hydrologic Unit Codes (HUCs) previously excluded as part of the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 401(a)(2) process (401(a)(2) process). The six RGPs are now available for use in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and within the exterior boundaries of Federally recognized American Indian reservations in both states without exception.

  • ANNOUNCEMENT OF RELEASE OF STREAM MITIGATION PROCEDURES

    SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District Regulatory Division (Corps) is announcing the release of its Stream Mitigation Procedures, Version 1.0 (Stream Procedures), applicable in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. The Corps will host an online outreach event on May 10, 2023, to review contents of the Stream Procedures and provide an opportunity for the public to ask questions about implementation of this document. The target audience is stakeholders, consultants, potential stream bankers, and other agencies. If you are interested in participating in this outreach event, please reach out to stpaulsqt@usace.army.mil to receive a calendar invitation. Please let us know if you are interested in attending, but unable to make the May session. We will hold additional outreach events later in the summer if there is demand.

  • EFFECTIVE DATE FOR EIGHT REGIONAL GENERAL PERMITS IN MINNESOTA, WISCONSIN, AND FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED AMERICAN INDIAN RESERVATIONS

    Expiration date: 2/18/2028

    Special Public Notice: This notice announces the effective date, February 20, 2023, for the eight regional general permits (RGPs) now available for use in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and within the exterior boundaries of American Indian reservations, subject to the Lake Superior basin exclusions described within each RGP. Regulated activities are described in each RGP pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (Section 404) and Section10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act (Section 10) as applicable.

  • 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).

  • Joint Public Notice - Beta Streamflow Duration Assessment Method for the Great Plains

    Joint Public Notice - Beta Streamflow Duration Assessment Method for the Great Plains - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Albuquerque, Chicago, Detroit, Fort Worth, Galveston, Kansas City, Omaha, Rock Island, St. Louis, St. Paul, and Tulsa Districts, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Regions 5, 6, 7, and 8, jointly announce the availability of the Beta Streamflow Duration Assessment Method (SDAM) for the Great Plains (dated September 2022). The method is a rapid assessment tool to help distinguish between ephemeral, intermittent, and perennial streamflow at the reach scale for the Northern and Southern Great Plains SDAM Regions. The beta SDAM may help provide technical guidance for identifying waters that may be subject to regulatory jurisdiction under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act; however, this method does not alter or change the definition of “Waters of the U.S.”

  • Automated Wetland Determination Data Sheets

    SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: Release of Automated Wetland Determination Data Sheet (ADS) - On April 6, 2022, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), announced the release of ENG Forms 6116 (1-9), Automated Wetland Determination Data Sheet (ADS), and the associated “User Guide for Automated Wetland Determination Data Sheets” (User Guide). These documents are available at the USACE Regulatory Headquarters website in both Portable Document Format (PDF) and Microsoft Excel (Excel) file formats.