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  • SPN16-25 (Expiration of Regional General Permit-1 and Reinstatement of Nationwide Permit 48 with mods for Maryland aquaculture activities)

    Expiration date: 6/1/2016

    Description: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is requesting comments until May 31, 2016, on proposed changes to the current aquaculture permitting process. Proposed changes include allowing unlimited project acreage for qualifying aquaculture activities under Nationwide Permit 48 and a concurrent review process with Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The existing Regional General Permit for aquaculture activities in Maryland, which has been effective for the past five years, expires August 15, 2016. Baltimore District’s Regulatory Branch proposes to reinstate Nationwide Permit 48, Aug. 16, 2016, for new aquaculture activities with the goal of making the permit process more efficient. Comments will be accepted via email at and by mail: Attn: Woody Francis, Regulatory Branch U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District 10 South Howard St. Baltimore, Maryland 21201

  • PN 13-25 Chesapeake Fresh Oyster Company

    Expiration date: 6/2/2013

    PN 13-25 Chesapeake Bay Oyster Co.,St. Mary’s County DESCRIPTION: To expand an existing oyster aquaculture operation to include approximately 1.l4 acres of additional cages; to establish an oyster nursery facility within an existing grow-out area; and to stabilize approximately 1.79 acres of area below cages with oyster and/or clam shell below cages. POC: Laura Shively @ 410-962-6011 or by email

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