US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center


  • 2008-0958

    Expiration date: 10/22/2019

    The applicant, East Goshen Township, proposes to breach the existing Hershey’s Mill Dam, which has been de-watered since 2011, and convert the approximate 2-acre reservoir to waterways, pond, and wetlands within a park setting. The location for the proposed work is northeast of the intersection of Greenhill and Hershey Mill Roads, in East Goshen Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The applicant’s stated purposes for the project are to decommission the existing dam and to create a public recreational area and environmental enhancements in the impoundment with safe public access and use. More details are available in the "Public Notice & Plan Details" attachment. Public comments are due by Oct. 22, 2019.

  • 2017-0006

    Expiration date: 10/31/2019

    The purpose of this special public notice is to inform the general public of the proposal to modify the regional conditions currently in effect for nationwide permit activities in the State of New Jersey. In particular, the Corps of Engineers is proposing to rescind regional general conditions G 6(a) which requires the use of nonpolluting/ alternative materials for all nationwide permit activities in certain waters within the State of New Jersey. More details are available in the "Public Notice" attachment. Public comments are due by October 31, 2019.

  • 2014-0607

    Expiration date: 10/12/2019

    The applicant, Cape May Harbor Village and Yacht Club Association, proposes to perform mechanical maintenance dredging within the existing 2.77 acre marina and 2.18 acre ingress/egress access channel. Dredging is proposed within the existing Cape May Harbor marina basin and access channel in the City of Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey. The dredged material would be disposed on uplands at the Surran Nurseries property, 216 Route 50, Corbin City, Atlantic County, New Jersey. The applicant’s stated purpose is to provide sufficient water depths for safe navigation and mooring of private pleasure crafts associated with the marina. More details are available in the "Public Notice & Plan Details" attachment. Public comments are due by Oct. 12, 2019.

  • State Programmatic Permit 17 Revision

    Expiration date: 10/20/2019

    Notice is hereby given that the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, proposes to modify the above referenced Department of the Army General Permit CENAP-OP-RSPGP-17. This general permit has been developed for certain categories of structures and work and the discharge of dredged and fill material in waters of the U.S. that require Department of the Army and State of New Jersey authorizations. Typical activities authorized by this general permit include minor dredging, bulkheads construction and replacement, breakwaters, piers, docks, pilings, rip-rap, dredging and filling, etc. The revalidation and extension of General Permit SPGP-17 was coordinated with other interested Federal agencies, the State of New Jersey and the general public. More details are available in the "Public Notice" attachment. Public comments are due by Oct. 20, 2019. 

  • Special Public Notice 19-01

    On September 12, 2019, the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of the Army (the agencies) signed a final rule to repeal the 2015 Clean Water Rule (2015 Rule) and re-codify the regulatory text defining "waters of the United States" (WOTUS) that existed prior to the 2015 Rule. This action will, when effective, provide regulatory certainty as to the definition of “waters of the United States” in light of ongoing litigation over the 2015 Rule. This final rule will be implemented in accordance with Supreme Court decisions, agency guidance, and longstanding practice. Additional details are in the attached "Special Public Notice" document.