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  • Special Public Notice 20-62

    Expiration date: 11/14/2020

    On September 15, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published in the Federal Register its proposal to reissue the 52 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and issue five new NWPs. Nationwide permits are general permits issued on a nationwide basis to streamline the authorization of activities that result in no more than minimal individual and cumulative adverse environmental effects. Division Engineers are authorized to add regional conditions specific to the needs and/or requirements of a particular region or state. Regional conditions are an important mechanism to help ensure that the adverse environmental effects of activities authorized by the NWPs are no more than minimal, both individually and cumulatively. The attachments to this public notice (Enclosure 1- 4) list the proposed regional conditions currently under consideration by the Corps Great Lakes and Ohio River Division and the North Atlantic Division for the State of Maryland, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the District of Columbia, and for Fort Belvoir, Fort Myer, and the Pentagon in Virginia. The Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia Corps Districts are seeking comments on the proposed regional conditions and seeking comments on the need for additional regional conditions to help ensure that the adverse environmental effects of activities authorized by the proposed NWPs are no more than minimal, individually and cumulatively. Public comments are due by Nov. 14, 2020. 

  • 2020-0006 Nationwide Permit Reissuance - Regional Conditions

    Expiration date: 11/8/2020

    On September 15, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published in the Federal Register its proposal to reissue the 52 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and issue five new NWPs. Nationwide permits are general permits issued on a nationwide basis to streamline the authorization of activities that result in no more than minimal individual and cumulative adverse environmental effects. Many of the proposed NWPs require notification to the district engineer before commencing those activities, to ensure that the activities authorized by those NWPs cause no more than minimal individual and cumulative adverse environmental effects. The public is invited to comment on the proposed NWPs, general conditions, and definitions (details in attached Public Notice). Additionally, enclosed in this public notice are the proposed regional conditions currently under consideration by the North Atlantic Division (NAD) for the State of New Jersey (Enclosure 2) and Delaware including waters of the United States near and including the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal in Maryland (Enclosure 3). The Philadelphia District is seeking comments on the proposed regional conditions and seeking comments on the need for additional regional conditions to help ensure that the adverse environmental effects of activities authorized by the proposed NWPs are no more than minimal, individually and cumulatively. Comments are requested by Nov. 8, 2020.

  • 2016-00173-46 - FAA Announcement

    Expiration date: 10/9/2020

    The City of Philadelphia Division of Aviation announces the availability for review of a draft Environmental Assessment for the proposed West Cargo Redevelopment and Expansion Plan at the Philadelphia International Airport. The purpose of the proposed action is to meet the current and future needs of air cargo at the airport and improve airport safety. Public comments are due by Oct. 9, 2020. The draft Environmental Assessment is available at https://www.phl.org/west-cargo-ea

  • 2018-1013-39

    Expiration date: 10/9/2020

    The applicant, JPC Group, Incorporated, proposes to reconfigure an existing port facility by filling in a lagoon that was formed after a previously existing bulkhead failed, install a reverse “Z” shaped high deck, install 6 breasting/mooring dolphins, 2 turning dolphins and remove an existing earthen pier. The location for the proposed work is 2600R Penrose Ferry Road, in the City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. The applicant’s stated purpose is to create an updated port facility for the use as a marine construction yard and dock facility; and for loading and unloading of bulk materials and equipment. Public comments are due by Oct. 9, 2020. More details are available in the "Public Notice" and "Plans" documents. 

  • Special Public Notice - PASPGP-6

    Expiration date: 10/4/2020

    The purpose of this 30-day Public Notice is to request comments on whether to issue, for a five year period, the Pennsylvania State Programmatic General Permit 6 (PASPGP-6). Comments are requested by October 4, 2020.