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  • 2014-768 DESPGP20

    Reissuance of the DESPGP20

  • 2014-279

    Expiration date: 6/7/2014

    Dredging is proposed within Middle Thorofare Lagoon in the Lower Township, Cape May County, New Jersey. The dredged material would be disposed within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Cape May confined disposal facility (see Enclosures 1 through 4).

  • 2012-1317

    Expiration date: 5/23/2014

    The proposed project is located at 1501 North Albany Avenue, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey. The applicant proposes to construct a docking system consisting of 18 linear feet of new vinyl sheet pile bulkhead within 24 inches of the existing bulkhead to match the existing vinyl bulkhead, construct a 15' x 18' concrete pad to match the existing concrete pad, construct two (2) 6' x 40' floating docks for the re-fueling area, construct a 3' x 30' ramp, a 6' x 35' floating dock and two (2) 6' x 120' floating docks with eight (8) 4' x30' finger piers, and eighteen (18) 5' x 14' jet ski floats. There will be sixteen (16) 10" x 40' piles associated with the proposed work. All materials utilized for improvements will be constructed of non-polluting materials.

  • 2014-0098-46

    Expiration date: 5/21/2014

    The applicant proposes to modify the existing Pier 1A (originally approved by this office on 3 February 2004 under Department of the Army individual permit CENAP-OP-R-200300936). The proposed modification is the extension of 150 linear feet of new crane railway on top of the existing decking. The railway extension would require the placement of approximately nine (9) new 16 inch diameter concrete filled steel piles below the mean high water line and relocation of existing utilities on or within the deck surface but not below the water. Piles to be placed would include the discharge of a total of 7 cubic yards of poured concrete within 12.5 square feet of waterway below the high tide line.

  • Final Proposed Rule for Definition of Waters of the U.S.

    Expiration date: 7/21/2014

    On 21 April 2014, the USEPA and the Corps of Engineers (Corps) are publishing for public comment a proposed rule defining the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA), in light of the U.S. Supreme Court cases in U.S. v. Riverside Bayview, Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (SWANCC), and Rapanos v. United States (Rapanos). The proposed rule was developed to enhance protection for the nation’s public health and aquatic resources, and increase CWA program predictability and consistency by increasing clarity as to the scope of “waters of the United States” protected under the Act. Developing a final rule to provide the intended level of certainty and predictability, and minimizing the number of case-specific determinations, will require significant public involvement and engagement. Such involvement and engagement will allow the agencies to make categorical determinations of jurisdiction, in a manner that is consistent with the scientific body of information before the agencies – particularly on the category of waters known as “other waters.