Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Northwest Aggregates' Previously Authorized Replacement of an Existing Barge Loading Facility in East Passage of Puget Sound on the Southeast Shoreline of Maury Island, King County, WA
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Seattle District is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the environmental effects of replacing an existing dock and resuming sand and gravel mining operations. The Corps issued a permit to Northwest Aggregates for the dock replacement project on June 2, 2008, under Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Construction of the new dock began in December 2008 and approximately 49% of the construction was completed as of January 2009. The Corps has been directed by the U.S. District Court to complete an EIS on the project. The EIS will include additional analysis of potential impacts of the project on the marine environment, including Chinook salmon, Southern Resident Killer whales, and forage fish, additional analysis and evaluation of the no action and off-site alternatives, and additional analysis of cumulative impacts associated with the permit project.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a Permit Application for the Proposed Gregory Canyon Landfill Project, in San Diego County, CA
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District (Corps) is examining the environmental consequences associated with the proposed construction, operation, and closure of a new Class III landfill in northern San Diego County, in connection with Gregory Canyon, Ltd.'s application for a Department of the Army permit under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act to construct the proposed Gregory Canyon Landfill and associated facilities, which would discharge fill materials into approximately 2 acres of waters of the U.S. (less than 1 acre would be affected by permanent discharges of fill) in the San Luis Rey River to construct a bridge and in Gregory Canyon to construct the landfill liner, stability berm, and ancillary facilities.