Tulsa District Regulatory Permits for Public Comment

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




Published June 29, 2020
Expiration date: 7/28/2020

The Sponsor is proposing modification of its program instrument to include the new ILF project site. The proposed ILF project site is an approximately 80-acre site including the Grave Creek stream corridor, with another 40 acres of preserved non-mitigation uplands west of Grave Creek. Approximately 10 acres of this proposed ILF project site comprises of roadways and northern upland forest that will be excluded from the site protection instrument. The purpose of this ILF project site is to provide compensatory mitigation for unavoidable impacts authorized by Department of the Army permit authorizations.