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  • Corps extends public scoping period for Department of Army permit application 2017-271 Pebble Limited Partnership, Environmental Impact Statement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District has allotted more time for the public scoping period for the environmental impact statement level of analysis for Department of Army permit application 2017-271 submitted by Pebble Limited Partnership. An additional 60 days has been added to the original 30-day public scoping period that began on April 1. Therefore, interested parties that would like to provide scoping input have until June 29 to submit.
  • Corps plans causeway remediation in Sitka

    The Fort Rousseau Causeway State Historical Park is a popular recreation area that offers a unique glimpse of Sitka’s World War II history. However, the former military site also currently hosts buried remnants that may pose a hazard to human health and the environment.
  • Scoping for Department of the Army Permit Application 2017-271-Pebble Limited Partnership, Environmental Impact Statement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District requests public input regarding the scope of the environmental impact statement level of analysis for Department of the Army permit application POA-2017-271 submitted by Pebble Limited Partnership.
  • Agencies set to begin scoping process for Pebble Limited Partnership EIS

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District will announce its intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for review of the Pebble Limited Partnership’s (PLP) application to discharge fill material into waters of the United States for the purpose of developing a copper-molybdenum-gold mine project in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska next week.
  • Corps to participate in multiagency permitting day in Mat-Su

    A regulatory specialist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District will be available to meet with the public March 2 from 2 to 7 p.m. during the Matanuska-Susitna Borough’s multiagency permitting day in Palmer.
  • Corps begins new feasibility study for Port of Nome

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District entered into an agreement with the City of Nome on Feb. 2, 2018, to examine the feasibility of constructing navigation improvements at the Port of Nome.
  • Corps terminates third party’s mitigation in lieu fee program in Alaska

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District has ended The Conservation Fund’s in lieu fee program as an option for permit applicants’ use in meeting compensatory mitigation requirements for proposed project impacts.
  • Corps’ new guidebook aims to streamline wetland assessments on North Slope

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District published the Operational Draft Regional Guidebook for the Rapid Assessment of Wetlands in the North Slope Region of Alaska. It now is available for use by all permit applicants proposing projects within the Arctic Foothills and Arctic Coastal Plain region.
  • Alaska Corps employee receives highest honor for construction personnel

    Joel Spano, lead quality assurance representative in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District’s Alaska Area Office, received the 2017 Chief of Engineers Hard Hat of the Year Award Aug.1 during a national ceremony in Washington, D.C. The honor was presented by Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Command Sgt. Maj. Bradley Houston. Award nominees are open to all Corps personnel working in the field on construction projects worldwide.
  • Corps to have regulatory open house Aug. 29 in Ketchikan

    Representatives with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District will be available to discuss the Corps’ regulatory program Aug. 29 in Ketchikan.