Public Notice Manager

Archive: June, 2017
  • POA-2010-753, Chena River

    Expiration date: 7/26/2017

    PROPOSED WORK: Discharge of fill material into 2.86 acres of palustrine scrub-shrub wetlands in a 3.5 acre lot to provide additional parking space for the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-3), dated June 2017. APPLICANT PROPOSED MITIGATION: The applicant proposes the following mitigation measures to avoid, minimize, and compensate for impacts to waters of the United States from activities involving discharges of dredged or fill material. a. Avoidance and Minimization: Avoidance and minimization of fill in waters of the United States were not viewed as practicable because there are no available sites or configurations in uplands that would meet the applicant’s purpose. c. Compensatory Mitigation: The applicant proposed permittee-responsible compensatory mitigation using preservation with a conservation easement of 4.29 acres of wetlands located at the Graf Rheeneerhaanjii parcel, Tracts A and B of the Hillcrest Waiver, Section 26 T 1N. R 2W., north of Yankovich Road, east of Lawlor Road, and south of Fox Hollow Lane in Fairbanks. In addition, the applicant proposes to conduct Educational Wetlands / Ecology Short Courses to aid in the preservation of wetlands by educating Alaska native population about wetlands during Wellness Culture Camps. 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 John Sargent at (907) 474-2166, or by email at if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2009-651

    Expiration date: 8/14/2017

    Alaska Gasline Development Corporation, has stated, “The Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline (ASAP) is Alaska’s in-state natural gas pipeline designed to develop an affordable, long-term energy solution for Fairbanks, the Southcentral region of the state, and other communities in the state consistent with Alaska Statute AS 31.25.005. The permit application, including descriptions of proposed work and structures, plan and elevation drawings, type, composition and quantity of fill discharge by location, and other supporting information is available for public review at the project website: . The proposed project would involve work and structures in navigable waters of the U.S., and the discharge of fill material in waters of the U.S., including wetlands. Therefore, the project is subject to Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Comments can be submitted via the U.S. Postal Service to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, CEPOA-RD, Ms. Sandy Gibson, P.O. Box 6898, JBER, Alaska 99506-0898 or also via email at: We request that you include with your comments: (1) Your name, address, and affiliation (if any); (2) Be as specific as possible when stating your concern or comment and whether it is specific to the Draft SEIS, the permit application or both; and (3) Provide any background documents to support your comments, as necessary.

  • POA-2017-180

    Expiration date: 7/5/2017

    Mr. Erik Huebsch stated the purpose is to dredge material for use in bank stabilization to protect and preserve two historic buildings. The project site is located within Section 2, T. 1 N., R. 9 W., Seward Meridian; USGS Quad Map Kenai A-3; Latitude 60.2099º N., Longitude 150.7973º W.; Kenai Peninsula Borough (KPB); Tustumena Lake Subdivision No. 3, Block 3, Lots 4 and 5; on the north shore of Tustumena Lake, near Kasilof, Alaska; KPB Parcel # 135-180-20 and 135-180-19. PROPOSED WORK: To dredge up to 80 cubic yards of cobble-sized rock from an area 250 foot long by 20 foot wide, with a depth of no greater than 6 inches, below the ordinary high water mark (OHWM) of Tustemena Lake, a navigable water of the U.S., for the purpose of installing 240 linear foot of gabion baskets as a bank stabilization method above the OHWM. Work above the OHWM does not require a DA permit. Material would be dredged with a front end loader bucket, and dropped directly into the gabion baskets. The work would only be conducted when the site is dewatered, and no materials would be stored (stockpiled) below the OHWM. All work would be performed in accordance with the enclosed plan (sheets 1-3), dated April 20, 2017, and June 11, 2017. Please contact Ms. Jen Martin at (907) 753-2730, by fax at (907) 420-0813, or by email at if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2017-181

    Expiration date: 7/5/2017

    QAP General Contractors stated purpose is “to access and excavate sand and gravel materials from the Yukon River for use in constructing the Galena Airport Improvements project sponsored by the Alaska Department of Transportation”. The project site is located within Sections 1, 6, 7 & 12, T. 9 S., R. 9 &10 E., Kateel River Meridian; USGS Quad Map NULATO C-2; Latitude 64.73341º N., Longitude -156.969025º W.; in the Yukon River to the southwest of the Galena Airport, in the city of Galena, Alaska. The applicant proposes to access and excavate sand and gravel materials from the Yukon River for use in the construction of the Galena Airport Improvements project sponsored by DOT. This project will require 26,250 cubic yards of paving aggregate and 50,000 cubic yards of subbase aggregate, a total of 76,250 cubic yards. The footprint of the area to be mined would be approximately 10 acres of impact (all of which is located below the ordinary high water mark of the Yukon River). Please contact Heather Markway at (907) 753-2797, toll free from within Alaska at (800) 478-2712, by fax at (907) 753-5567, or at by email if further information is desired concerning this notice.

  • POA-2013-448, Turnagain Arm_PN

    Expiration date: 7/3/2017

    The State of Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) stated purpose is to address safety problems, roadway deficiencies, and congestion on the Seward Highway between MP 75 and 90. PROPOSED WORK: The applicant proposes to discharge up to 365,000 cubic yards (CY) of fill into 52.46 acres of wetlands and other waters (which includes 19.41 acres below mean high water (MHW) of Turnagain Arm). The 365,000 CY of fill material would consist of 400 CY of hot mix asphalt, 600 CY of asphalt treated base, 200 CY of crushed aggregate base, 215,000 CY of riprap, 10,300 CY of Class A fill, and 138,500 CY of Type C fill material. Construction of the project would temporarily impact approximately 1.28 acres of wetlands and waters (includes 0.14-acre below MHW).

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