• 2022-00377-86

    Expiration date: 8/7/2022

    NJDEP Blue Acres Program is proposing beach habitat restoration through several restoration methods. First the applicant proposes to remove old pilings, surface debris and rubble covering 4.49 acres of the existing shoreline, 2.38 acres of the removal is below the high tide line. The project is located along the Delaware Bay shoreline in Nantuxent Cove between Nantuxent Creek and Cedar Creek adjacent to West Bay Point Road and Paris Road in Lawrence Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey. The purpose of the project is to restore beach habitat at a severely eroded shoreline. Additionally, the project aims to improve conditions for spawning horseshoe crabs, foraging endangered Red Knots and other migratory shorebirds, and uplifting ecological production in the region. Lastly the project will improve local community and ecological resilience. Public comments are requested by August 7, 2022. More details are available in the Public Notice and Plans documents.

  • 2021-00286-95

    Expiration date: 7/28/2022

    The applicant, the Township of Brick in Ocean County, NJ, has requested Department of the Army authorization to perform ten (10)-year maintenance dredging of forty three (43) township waterways, with the proposed “township-wide” maintenance dredging program targeting substantial shoaling that has built up over the last century, including recent sediment deposited by Superstorm Sandy and Winter Storm Jonas. All of the work would be accomplished via hydraulic cutterhead or mechanical dredge. The stated purpose of this project is to maintain safe navigational depths for transiting emergency, commercial, and recreational vessels; and restore a manmade subaqueous borrow pit feature formed by historical sand mining activities. More details are available in the "Public Notice" document. Public comments are requested by July 28, 2022.

  • 2013-00286-46

    Expiration date: 7/24/2022

    The applicant proposes to discharge fill within a Phragmites-dominated wetland to complete the grading of a single-family property where the home has largely been constructed at 5 and 7 Putnam Avenue, community of Strathmere, Upper Township, Cape May County, New Jersey. A total of 0.091 acre of wetland (0.0115 acre existing fill to be authorized and 0.079 acre proposed to be filled) would be filled for completion of the project. The applicant’s stated project purpose is to bring the grade to adjacent properties and for complete usage of the property by the residents as well as to eliminate the pooling of stagnant water after storm events that attracts mosquitos to minimize potential health hazards within the immediate vicinity of the site. More details are available in the "Public Notice & Plan Details" attachment. Public comments are requested by July 23, 2022.

  • 2019-00174-86

    Expiration date: 7/18/2022

    The Borough of Seaside Park has applied for a Department of the Army permit to install a living shoreline along North Bay Avenue, which will include a vegetated beach dune system along with an oyster reef breakwater extending from H Street to Island Avenue. Proposed walkovers are to be constructed to maintain public access to the Bayfront. The proposed living shoreline shall help to enhance vegetation/habitat, dissipate wave action and stabilize the Barnegat Bay shoreline within the Borough. More details are available in the "Public Notice and Plan Details" document. Public comments are due by July 18, 2022.

  • 2017-00135-84

    Expiration date: 7/17/2022

    Ocean Wind LLC proposes to install and maintain an offshore wind energy facility and the required supporting infrastructure within federal waters southeast of Atlantic City. The purpose of the project is to develop a wind driven energy generation facility that meets the need for competitively priced renewable energy and additional capacity in accordance with state and regional renewable energy demands and goals. More details are available in the "Public Notice and Plan Details" document. Public comments are due by July 17, 2022.