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PURPOSE:  The purpose of these public notices are to inform you of a proposal for work in which you might be interested and to solicit your comments and information to better enable us to make a reasonable decision on factors affecting the public interest.

SECTION 10: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is directed by Congress through Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 USC 403) to regulate all work or structures in or affecting the course, condition, or capacity of navigable waters of the United States.  The intent of this law is to protect the navigable capacity of waters important to interstate commerce.

SECTION 404: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is directed by Congress through Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 USC 1344) to regulate the discharges of dredged and fill material into all waters of the United States.  These waters include lakes, rivers, streams, mudflats, sandflats, sloughs, wet meadows, natural ponds, and wetlands adjacent to other waters.  The intent of the law is to protect these waters from the indiscriminate discharge of material capable of causing pollution and to restore and maintain their chemical, physical, and biological integrity.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District

Regulatory Office, Chief

918-669-7400

 

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SWT-0-14659

Posted: 11/3/2017

Expiration date: 12/9/2017


FEIS: The Corps has prepared a FEIS pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, to analyze the direct, indirect, and cumulative effects associated with the proposal. The purpose of the FEIS is to provide decision-makers and the public with information pertaining to the Proposed Action and alternatives, and to disclose environmental impacts and identify mitigation measures to reduce impacts. The FEIS was prepared in accordance with the NEPA, as amended, and the Corps regulations for NEPA implementation (33 CFR parts 230 and 325, Appendices B and C). The Corps, Tulsa District, Regulatory Office is the lead federal agency responsible for the FEIS and information contained in it will serve as the basis for a decision whether to issue a Section 404 permit. It also provides information for federal, state, and local agencies having jurisdictional responsibility for affected resources. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 6, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, and Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife participated as cooperating agencies in the formulation of the FEIS. Copies of the FEIS are available for review at the following locations:

• Bonham Public Library, 305 East 5th Street, Bonham, TX 75418

• Sam Rayburn Library, 800 West Sam Rayburn Drive, Bonham, TX 75418

• Bertha Voyer Memorial Library, 500 6th Street, Honey Grove, TX 75446

• Leonard Public Library, 102 South Main Street, Leonard, TX 75452

• North Texas Municipal Water District headquarters, 505 East Brown Street, Wylie, TX 75098

• U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, Regulatory Office, 2488 East 81st Street, Tulsa, OK 74137-4290

 

Electronic copies of the FEIS may be obtained from the Tulsa Regulatory Office or its website at http://www.swt.usace.army.mil/Missions/Regulatory/Public-Notices/Year/2017/

PERMIT APPLICATION: Under its Regulatory Program, the Corps will complete a decision for a Department of the Army permit application for the discharge of dredged and/or fill material for the proposed project following the completion of the FEIS and Record of Decision.

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