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A Public Notice is prepared as the primary method of advising all interested parties of a proposed activity for which a permit is sought and of soliciting comments and information necessary to evaluate the probable beneficial and detrimental impacts on the public interest. Public notices are only prepared for projects determined to exceed minimal individual or cumulative adverse environmental effects and that may be contrary to the public interest. Upon request, anyone may receive notice of public hearings notices.

Public Notices

Notice of Availability: Draft Environmental Assessment for Indian Rock Dam/Codorus Creek Flood Risk Management Project, York County, Pennsylvania

In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, (USACE) has prepared a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) to assess impacts for repairs to the Codorus Creek Flood Risk Management (FRM) component of the overall Indian Rock Dam/Codorus Creek FRM Project on Codorus Creek. The Codorus Creek FRM project is approximately 4.8 miles in length, and includes a widened and deepened creek channel, levees, floodwalls and bank protective works. The project’s infrastructure is aging and in need of repairs to ensure it continues to properly perform its FRM functions. At this time, rehabilitation of floodwall, levee, drainage structures and bank protective works are anticipated.
Published: 8/29/2018

Atlantic Coast of Maryland Shoreline Protection Project (Ocean City) - Preparation of Supplementary Environmental Assessment - Offshore Shoals in Federal Waters as Sand Sources

All Interested Parties: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District (USACE), in partnership with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MD DNR), is proposing to dredge offshore shoals in federal waters to obtain sand for the Atlantic Coast of Maryland Shoreline Protection Project (project) by the year 2022...
Published: 4/11/2018

Environmental Assessment prep notice: Indian Rock Dam/Codorus Creek Flood Risk Management Project, Pennsylvania

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is proposing to undertake major repairs to the Codorus Creek Flood Risk Management (FRM) component of the overall Indian Rock Dam/Codorus Creek FRM Project on Codorus Creek. The project's infrastructure is aging and in need of major repairs to ensure it continues to properly perform its FRM functions. At this time, rehabilitation of floodwall, levee, drainage structures, and bank protective works is anticipated. USACE Baltimore is preparing an environmental assessment (EA) for the proposed repairs in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended. The current schedule calls for the draft EA to be publicly released in summer 2018.
Published: 3/12/2018

Notice of Availability: Draft Amendment to Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impacts (FONSI), Pennsylvania Pipeline Project Crossing of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) property at Raystown Lake

US Army Corps of Engineers has prepared a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) to evaluate an easement agreement allowing Sunoco Pipeline, Limited Partnership (SPLP) to construct and operate a five (5) mile pipeline through USACE owned/administered properties at Loyalhanna Lake, Conemaugh River Lake, and Raystown Lake, parallel to and adjacent to SPLP’s existing rights-of-way (ROWs) and parallel to and adjacent other utility ROWs.
Published: 7/12/2017

Notice of Availability: Draft Finding of No Significant Impact and Environmental Assessment for Rhodes Point Navigation Improvement Project, CAP Section 107

All Interested Parties: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) for improving navigation at Rhodes Point in Somerset County, Maryland. This project is being conducted under Section 107 of River and Harbor Act of 1960, as amended. This notice supersedes USACE Operations Division notice, CENAB-OP-NN-17-02, issued May 4, 2017. Public comment period is from June 22 - July 7, 2017. POC: Anna Compton, 410-962-4633
Published: 6/21/2017
Published: 6/6/2017

Notice of Availability: Aquatic ecosystem restoration, Anacostia Watershed, Prince George's County

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District (USACE), in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) recommending a plan for aquatic ecosystem restoration in the Anacostia River watershed in Prince George's County, Maryland. The plan is being conducted in partnership with the Prince George's County Department of the Environment.
Published: 5/31/2016

Study initiation notice, Limited Reevaluation Report for reauthorization of Washington D.C. and vicinity flood risk management project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is developing an updated Limited Reevaluation Report (LRR) to request project reauthorization for the Washington, D.C. and Vicinity Flood Risk Management Project. USACE is preparing a supplemental environmental assessment (EA) for the future work needed to complete this project. This supplemental EA will be incorporated into the final LRR for the DC Project. USACE is requesting pertinent agency information within 30 days of posting.
Published: 4/13/2016

PN 09-07 Curwensville Lake Project, Clearfield County, Pa.

The Baltimore District is examining ways to more effectively use water supply storage owned by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission at Curwensville Lake through modifications to the current water release operations plan. This investigation is at the request of the SRBC. Modified releases could help offset downstream consumptive water use during dry years and support stream ecosystem flow needs as determined by The Nature Conservancy.
Published: 7/15/2015

PN 23-06 Chesapeake Bay Oyster Recovery Project, Tred Avon River, Maryland

Public comments will be accepted from June 23, 2015 to July 24, 2015. The Baltimore District is expanding the scope of the supplemental environmental assessment (EA) for Tred Avon River oyster restoration initiated in 2013 to include planting of disease-free spat-on-shell, or oyster seed, from state-owned hatcheries, on new oyster reefs between 6 and 9 ft mean lower low water (MLLW), and on existing reefs/natural oyster bars between 4 and 20 ft MLLW. Planting of spat-on-shell will add minimal change to the existing height of the natural oyster reefs and will increase the proposed project area by an additional 71 acres.
Published: 6/23/2015

PN 01-06 Anacostia River Watershed Restoration Project, Prince George's County, MD

The Baltimore District is preparing an environmental assessment (EA) for multiple stream and wetland restoration projects being proposed in the Anacostia River watershed in Prince George's County, Maryland. In partnership with the Prince George's County Department of the Environment, 10 stream segments totaling approximately 10 miles in length have been selected for investigation. To assist in the development of the EA, the Corps is requesting information concerning public interest or organizational area of responsibility or expertise within 30 days from the date of the notice.
Published: 6/8/2015

Cowanesque Lake Environmental Assessment

In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District (USACE), has prepared a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed revised plan of operation for the water supply storage owned by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) at Cowanesque Lake, located in Tioga County, PA (Enclosure). USACE operates Cowanesque Lake as a multi-purpose project. USACE makes infrequent water supply releases to compensate for downstream consumptive use during dry years when Q7-10[1] low flow water levels are observed on the Susquehanna River at either the Wilkes-Barre or Harrisburg, PA, stream flow gages.
Published: 6/27/2013