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  • POA-1994-414, Isabella Creek

    Expiration date: 3/28/2016

    PURPOSE: The applicant, the Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB) stated purpose is to relieve traffic congestion and improve facilities by providing additional snow removal space as well as new facilities for recycling and cover for the hazardous household waste disposal bins, and allow for grade-separated disposal bins and easier disposal of large items. PROPOSED WORK: Discharge 11,150 cubic yards of gravel and sand, (clean fill material), into 1.45 acres of wetlands to expand the existing Farmer’s Loop West Transfer Station. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-3), dated 1/19/2016 and 2/23/2016. Comments on the described work, with the reference number, should reach this office no later than the expiration date of this Public Notice to become part of the record and be considered in the decision. Please contact Melissa Riordan at (907) 474-2166, by fax at (907) 474-2164, or by email at melissa.c.riordan@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-1998-979-M1 Dutch Harbor

    Expiration date: 3/21/2016

    The applicant’s stated purpose is to provide additional berthing capacity within Dutch Harbor at the Light Cargo Dock (LCD). The LCD currently acts an overflow area for the nearby Unalaska Marine Center (UMC) Dock and also provides berthing space for other commercial and private users. The applicant proposes to expand the existing LCD, including: 1) the removal of two existing dolphins and catwalks (six 36-inch diameter steel king piles would be removed with a vibratory hammer, with batter piles cut off at the surface and buried); 2) removal of the existing armor rock between the existing bulkheads; 3) installation of an open cell sheet pile bulkhead backfilled with 5,800 cubic yards (cy) of gravel fill into 0.11 acre of navigable waters of the U.S.; 4) installation of five 36-inch diameter steel fender piles and four 24-inch support piles with an impact hammer [with ten temporary 18-inch diameter steel piles, installed with a vibratory hammer, for support during construction activities]; and, 5) construct a 0.20 acre concrete dock surface over new fill/sheet pile/fender piles. Work would occur over, and below, the high tide line (HTL, approximate elevation +6.7’ above the 0.0 foot contour) and mean high water mark (MHWM, approximate elevation +3.3’ above the 0.0 foot contour) of Dutch Harbor. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-4), dated January 4, 2016. Please contact Jen Martin at (907) 753-2730, by fax at (907) 420-0813, or by email at jen.l.martin@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2016-030, Crooked Creek

    Expiration date: 3/4/2016

    The applicant, Mr. Sam Koppenberg's stated purpose is is gold recovery by the use of placer mining. PROPOSED WORK: The applicant’s proposed work is to mine gold from the 66.7 acre project site by using a mobile placer mining system consisting of an eight foot trammel with an eight foot sluice box and a three foot wide oversized conveyer. The project would involve the placement of fill, via mechanized landclearing in 64.7 acres of wetlands. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-6), dated December 28, 2015. Comments on the described work, with the reference number, should reach this office no later than the expiration date of this Public Notice to become part of the record and be considered in the decision. Please contact Laurel Gale at (907) 474-2166, by fax at (907) 474-2164, or by email at Laurel.A.Gale@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

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