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



OSMM Field Trial

Published July 11, 2022
Expiration date: 7/31/2022

This Special Public Notice announces the Field Trial Period for the OSMM is nearing completion. The OSMM is applied on those permit evaluations where a pre-construction notification or individual permit application is required to be submitted to the Corps. The OSMM is authorized for use by the Corps, applicants, and authorized agents to determine the amount of compensatory mitigation necessary to offset unavoidable stream impacts associated with Department of the Army permit evaluations (see 33 CFR 332.3(f)). All users have the ability to provide substantiated comment concerning this OSMM during the Field Trial Period.

Public Notice