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 21, 2013
Expiration date: 7/25/2013

The applicant proposes to construct a 25-foot tall by 200-foot long earthen dam using approximately 700 cubic yards (cys) of clayey sand, 420 cys of sandy clay, and 280 cys of shale.

The surface area ofthe fire pond would be 6.6 acres and would convert approximately 1,425 linear feet of intermittent stream channel to open water habitat. This project would require bulldozers, scrapers, front-end loaders, and trucks. The boat ramp and spillway would be constructed using concrete and steel rebar.