Expiration date: 6/14/2016
WATERWAY AND LOCATION OF THE PROPOSED WORK: The SC-2 property is located on Stariski Creek and Cook Inlet, within Section 35, T. 3 S., R. 15 W., Seward Meridian; Latitude 59.868° N., Longitude 151.801° W. The proposed mitigation site is approximately 73.39 acres in size and is proposed to be preserved as part of the Stariski Creek Watershed. PROPOSED WORK AND PURPOSE: The sponsor is proposing the SC-2 compensatory mitigation site from the preservation of the SC-2 property. The purpose of the preservation is to protect high-value aquatic resources, and to help maintain the ecological function to the Stariski Creek watershed. The goal of the preservation is to provide compensatory mitigation for impacts to aquatic sites authorized by Department of the Army permits in The Conservation Fund’s Southcentral Service Area. Factors considered in the selection of this site included the presence of high quality aquatic resources, priority lands, the presence of threats to the aquatic resources, and the practicability of self-sustaining preservation. The sponsor has proposed, for purposes of Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act and/or Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, that the geographic service area of this mitigation site is located in the Southcentral Service Area. Comments on this project should be made in writing, addressed to the Alaska District Corps of Engineers (ATTN: Danielle Shack), CEPOA-RD-SA, Post Office Box 6898 JBER, Alaska 99506-0898 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the project name and number in the subject line. Comments must be received by the close of business on June 6, 2016.