Public Notices - Minnesota and Wisconsin

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  • Menomonie Land 11 LLC 2024-00630-SSC

    Expiration date: 7/31/2024

    The applicant is proposing to discharge fill material into wetlands for the purpose of constructing the Radisson Business Center, a light industrial/warehouse development. The development would include the construction of one 500- foot long and 120-foot wide (60,000 square feet) building with employee/customer parking on the west and a loading dock area on the east. One stormwater treatment pond would be located along the northeast edge of the building pad. The project is proposed to start in Fall 2024.

  • Saxon Pump Transmission Line Rebuild Project

    Expiration date: 7/30/2024

    Xcel Energy is requesting authorization to rebuild the existing W3351 88 kilovolt (kV)/W3353 34.5 kV Saxon Pump transmission line. The Project is needed as the existing lines are nearing the end of their lifespan. The overall Project is approximately 8.2 miles long. The rebuild will occur both within the existing ROW corridor and within new ROW corridor as new alignment. Approximately 6.6 miles will be rebuilt within the existing ROW corridor and will require expansion of the ROW to 100 feet in width. Approximately 1.6 miles will be rebuilt in new alignment within a new ROW corridor 50 feet in width. One temporary staging area, adjacent to the existing Saxon pump facility, is also proposed.

  • Special Public Notice for Wisconsin Guidelines, Version 2

    Expiration date: 8/14/2024

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District Regulatory Division (Corps) and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (Wisconsin DNR) are announcing the release of the draft Wisconsin Guidelines, Version 2 (Wisconsin Guidelines). The agencies have developed the Wisconsin Guidelines as two documents, one tailored for sponsors titled Procedures for Developing Wetland Compensatory Mitigation Sites in Wisconsin and the second for applicants/permittees titled Procedures for Project Proponents on Compensatory Mitigation Requirements in Wisconsin. The agencies previously solicited feedback on the draft outlines for both procedures on May 24, 2023, and hosted a listening session on July 6, 2023.

  • Special Public Notice

    Expiration date: 8/12/2024

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Program has launched its beta version of the national Regulatory Request System, or RRS. During the initial phases of the RRS rollout, our regulatory process in the St. Paul District remains unchanged. We will be collaborating closely with our state permitting agencies and will continue to keep the public informed of any changes in permit application procedures that may arise during the RRS rollout.

  • Mitigation Bank Public Notice for DCA Farms Bank LGRWRP

    Expiration date: 8/10/2024

    The sponsor is proposing to develop the DCA Farms LGRWRP bank in Renville County, Minnesota to generate wetland credits for BWSR’s LGRWRP. The proposed bank site is approximately 98.6 acres including upland buffer and bordered by adjacent farmland, Buffalo Creek, and rural residence. The proposed mitigation bank design concept includes disabling the subsurface drainage system, constructing an outlet structure, and minor grading to prevent erosion and protect adjacent properties.

  • Krohn Wetland Bank

    Expiration date: 7/24/2024

    Purpose: The sponsor’s goal for the project is to restore 17.3 acres of historic shallow marsh and fresh wet meadow wetlands onsite by disabling subsurface drain tile present across the site and by removing an earthen embankment from the southeastern property boundary. In addition to generating wetland credits onsite, this restoration would reconnect the wetlands onsite to Middle Lake, which was historically disconnected by the embankment, reduce nutrient and sediment loading into the lake and downstream waters, and improve floodwater storage for the watershed and the lake. The site, if approved, would have compensatory wetland mitigation credits that applicants for Department of the Army permits could purchase to offset unavoidable losses of wetland or stream functions. The sponsor states that this bank is needed as the wetland. credit demand in this BSA is high.

  • Enbridge Line 5 Wisconsin Segment Relocation Project Hearing Public Notice

    The Corps will conduct a public hearing on June 4th, 2024. The public hearing will be held at the Northwood Technical College, located at 2100 Beaser Avenue, Ashland, WI 54806 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. CST.

  • Special Public Notice - Acceptance of Funds from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation

    The purpose of this Special Public Notice is to inform the general public that the St. Paul District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (District) has decided to accept and expend funds contributed by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT).