Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Withdrawal of Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Chuitna Coal Mine Project, Alaska
Document Number: 2017-13505
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), on January 4, 2011, the Alaska District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) initiated the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process to identify and analyze potential impacts associated with the proposed Chuitna Coal Mine Project to assist in evaluating a Department of the Army permit application pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. On March 30, 2017, the applicant announced its decision to suspend pursuit of permitting efforts on the project. Therefore, the Corps is terminating the EIS process, and is withdrawing the Notice of Intent published in the Tuesday, January 4, 2011, issue of the Federal Register.