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  • POA-2017-427

    Expiration date: 1/20/2018

    Applicant: Mr. Gordon Brower, Post Office Box 69, Utqiagvik, Alaska 99723; (907) 852-0320; Gordon.Brower@north-slope.org Mr. Gordon Brewer stated the purpose is to develop a regional material site providing gravel for industry need while reducing the number of material sources opening and closing to meet individual project needs. The project site is located within Sections 31 & 36, T. 10 N., R. 14 & 15 E., Umiat Meridian; USGS Quad Map Beechey Point A-3; Latitude 70.18305º N., Longitude 148.44805º W.; near Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The applicant is proposing the development of a new gravel mine site (to be called Mine Site 3) within the Prudhoe Bay area, the current proposal would impact a total of 54.44 acres of Palustrine emergent wetlands, although future plans may be proposed to expand the mine and could increase impacts up to a total of 299.7 acres of wetlands. If you have any questions please contact Mary Romero at (907) 753-2773, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at mary.r.romero@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2015-564

    Expiration date: 1/18/2018

    Mr. Greg Davis (Precious Earth, Inc.) stated the purpose is to install shot quarry rock to protect the northern and eastern shoreline and structures above the shoreline from further erosion and undermining of uplands. The project would also incorporate safe driveway access to Backers Lane from Precious Earth Parkway to help fully realize the use and value of the property for the owner, City of Seldovia and Kenai Peninsula Borough. The project site is located within Section 32, T. 8 S., R. 14 W. and Sec. 6, T. 9 S., R. 14 W., Seward Meridian; USGS Quad Map Seldovia B-5; Latitude 59.433574º N., Longitude 151.717194º W.; Kenai Peninsula Borough parcels 191-130-09, 192-110-07, 192-110-06, 192-110-05, 192-110-04, and 192-110-03; Seldovia, Alaska. SPECIAL AREA DESIGNATION: The project is located within the Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and the State of Alaska Kachemak Bay Critical Habitat Area. The applicant proposes to permanently discharge up to 10,000 cubic yards of quarry shot rock into a total of 0.88-acres below the high tide line (HTL, 23.1 feet above the mean lower low water elevation of 0 feet) of Seldovia Slough in order to install 770 feet of bank stabilization and a 630 foot long permanent access road to Backer’s Lane. A portion of the proposed fill would be placed below the mean high water mark (MHWM, 17.0 feet above mean lower low water elevation of 0 feet) of Seldovia Slough, which is a navigable water of the U.S. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-9, and 11), dated November 20, 2017, and (sheet 10), dated October 26, 2017. Please contact Katherine A. McCafferty, Project Manager, at (907) 753-2692, by fax at (907) 420-0813, or by email if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2017-427

    Expiration date: 1/4/2018

    Mr. Gordon Brower's, stated purpose is to develop a regional material site providing gravel for industry need while reducing the number of material sources opening and closing to meet individual project needs.The project site is located within Sections 31 & 36, T. 10 N., R. 14 & 15 E., Umiat Meridian; USGS Quad Map Beechey Point A-3; Latitude 70.18305º N., Longitude 148.44805º W.; near Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The proposed project is the development of a new gravel mine site (to be called Mine Site 3) within the Prudhoe Bay area, the current proposal would impact a total of 54.44 acres of Palustrine emergent wetlands, although future plans may be proposed to expand the mine and could increase impacts up to a total of 299.7 acres of wetlands. A complete Project Description is enclosed. Please contact Mary Romero at (907) 753-2773, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at mary.r.romero@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2017-531

    Expiration date: 12/29/2017

    *Applicant: Noorvik Native Community, Berenda Newlin, Post Office Box 209, Noorvik, Alaska 99763, Tel. 907-636-2144, *Purpose: The applicant’s stated purpose is to expand the mine site to supply the community of Noorvik with more material to maintain and develop their infrastructure. *Location: The project site is located within Section 3, T. 16N., R. 10W., Kateel River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Cape Flattery; Latitude 66.8112º N., Longitude 160.8174º W.; near Noorvik, Alaska. *Proposed Work: The material site was first opened by the Noorvik Native Community and mined for gravel that was used in the construction of village infrastructure and residential housing. Subsequently, in the 1980’s, the State of Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities further mined the material site to construct the Noorvik Airport Relocation and Hotham Peak Road projects. This application is for the entire 39.1-acre material site, including the previously mined, currently mined, and future proposed mining areas. *Contact Information for a Regulatory Project Manager: Please contact Ms. Janet Post at (907) 753-2831, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at janet.l.post@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2006-1418-M7

    Expiration date: 12/22/2017

    Mr. Ethan Berto (Ketchikan Dock Company, LLC) stated the purpose is to reconfigure Berth IV so that it can accommodate larger cruise ships, which are expected to require docking facilities in Ketchikan in 2019. The project site is located within Section 25, T. 75 S., R. 90 E., Copper River Meridian; USGS Quad Map Ketchikan B-5; Latitude 55.3442º N., Longitude 131.6567º W.; in Ketchikan, Alaska. The proposed project would be the seventh modification to the original permit and would be for the replacement of the current Berth IV with a larger facility. A complete Project Description is enclosed. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-7), dated October 30, 2017. Please contact Ms. Amanda Heath at (907) 753-5582, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or by email at Amanda.L.Heath@usace.army.mil if further information is desired concerning this notice.

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