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

Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-20912
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-29
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board (Board). This meeting is open to the public. For additional information about the Board, please visit the committee's Web site at http:// www.iwr.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation/ InlandWaterwaysUsersBoard.aspx.
Availability of a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report (Feasibility Report/Environmental Impact Statement), Aliso Creek Mainstem Ecosystem Restoration Study, Orange County, California
Document Number: 2017-20910
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-29
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), in cooperation with Orange County Public Works, Orange County, CA announces the availability of a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report (Draft IFR) including Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Aliso Creek Mainstem Ecosystem Restoration Study, Orange County, CA for review and comment. The study evaluates opportunities for restoring degraded aquatic and riparian ecosystem structure and function, riverine and floodplain system connectivity, stream channel stability and protection of critical public infrastructure, including both regional water supply and wastewater conveyance pipelines along the lower Aliso Creek Mainstem in Orange County, CA. A Notice of Intent to prepare the Draft EIS was published on April 9, 2009 in the Federal Register (74 FR 16188). A public scoping meeting was conducted on May 7, 2009 in the City of Mission Viejo, CA.
Notice of Availability of The Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study-Brandon Road Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement-Will County, Illinois
Document Number: 2017-20680
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is extending the comment period for the report ``The Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin StudyBrandon Road Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact StatementWill County, Illinois'' (GLMRIS-Brandon Road) for 45 days in response to stakeholder requests for an extension, from October 2, 2017 to November 16, 2017.
Record of Decision for Final Supplement I to the Final Environmental Statement, Mississippi River Between the Ohio and Missouri Rivers (Regulating Works), Missouri and Illinois
Document Number: 2017-20672
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), St. Louis District, is issuing this notice to advise Federal, state, and local government agencies, affected Tribes, and the public that USACE has signed a Record of Decision (ROD) for Final Supplement I to the Final Environmental Statement, Mississippi River between the Ohio and Missouri Rivers (Regulating Works). The ROD was rendered to declare that, after careful consideration of the purpose of and need for the Regulating Works Project, the analysis contained in Final Supplement I, input from the public, affected Tribes, state and Federal agencies, and other interested parties, and based on the Regulating Works Project's Congressional authority and continued benefit of remaining construction, USACE has determined that the public interest will best be served by implementing the Continue Construction Alternative (hereafter, the Selected Plan).
United States Army, Corps of Engineers; Subgroup to the DoD Regulatory Reform Task Force, Review of Existing Rules
Document Number: 2017-19627
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-09-15
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
On July 20, 2017, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) published a document in accordance with Executive Order 13777, ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda.'' In that document, the United States Army, Corps of Engineers Subgroup to the DoD Regulatory Reform Task Force said it is seeking input on its existing regulations that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification. The Corps is extending the comment period by 30 days. The extension of the comment period is a result of requests from a number of entities to allow more time to submit their comments.
Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Combined Operational Plan, Broward, Miami-Dade Counties, Florida
Document Number: 2017-19065
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is beginning preparation of a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) assessment for the Combined Operational Plan (COP). The purpose of the COP is to define operations for the constructed features of the Modified Water Deliveries to Everglades National Park (MWD) and Canal 111 (C-111) South Dade Projects, while maintaining the congressionally authorized purposes of the Central and Southern Florida (C&SF) Project to include flood control; water supply for agricultural irrigation, municipalities and industry; regional groundwater control and prevention of saltwater intrusion; enhancement of fish and wildlife; and recreation.