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



(408) SWT-2021-002

Published Feb. 4, 2022
Expiration date: 2/18/2022

LOCATION: Sec 1 T11N R3W & Sec 36 T12N R3W Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma (Attachment 1)

REQUESTERS PROPOSED ACTION: The requester proposes to install a new block valve (Attachment 2) and relocation of a portion of the 4-inch PP15 OKC to Will Rodgers pipeline (Attachment 3). The proposed new block values will be installed along the existing right-of-way in the NE SW NW/4 Section 1 T11N R3W. The proposed pipeline relocation would relocate approximately 975 feet of the PP15 pipeline to accommodate activities of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad. The segment of pipe would be relocated via Horizontal Directional Drill (HDD). HDD bore entry would be located in the NW NW NE/4 Section 1 T11N R3W. HDD bore exit would be located in the SE/4 Section T12N R3W.