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  • PROPOSED ALTERATION TO A FEDERAL CIVIL WORKS PROJECT

    Expiration date: 5/15/2022

    COMMENT PERIOD ENDS: May 15, 2022. Public notice for a proposed alteration to the Chicago Harbor Navigation Project.

  • Section 408 Categorical Permission and Environmental Assessment Scoping Public Notice

    PROPOSED REGIONAL CATEGORICAL PERMISSION PROGRAM FOR SECTION 408 REQUESTS AUTHORITY: The authority to grant permission for temporary or permanent use, occupation or alteration of any U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) civil works project is contained in Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended, codified at 33 U.S.C. 408 (“Section 408”). Section 408 authorizes the Secretary of the Army, on the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers, to grant permission for the alteration or occupation or use of a USACE project if the Secretary determines that the activity will not be injurious to the public interest and will not impair the usefulness of the project. The Secretary of the Army’s authority under Section 408 has been delegated to the USACE, Chief of Engineers. The USACE Chief of Engineers has further delegated the authority to the USACE, Directorate of Civil Works, Division and District Commanders, and supervisory Division Chiefs depending upon the nature of the activity.
  • Environmental Assessment for water main improvements in Richton Park, Cook County, Illinois

    Expiration date: 5/18/2015

    An Environmental Assessment for water main improvements in Richton Park, Cook County, Illinois was
  • Environmental Assessment for sewer improvement project, Valparaiso, Porter County, Ind.

    Environmental Assessment released July 15, 2014, for 30-day public review, for project alternatives and a recommended plan for sewer improvements in Porter County. The project would improve the efficiency and capability of the existing deteriorated storm sewer system to the residents of Valparaiso. Improvements would alleviate commonly-occurring leakage and cases of sewer backup affecting residential areas and reduce potential groundwater pollution. The proposed project would reline up to 19,361 linear feet of existing deteriorated sanitary sewer lines; and up to 70 manholes within the relined-sanitary sewers will be inspected and relined, as needed. Work would begin in 2014 with completion anticipated within approximately 12 months.

  • Environmental Assessment for sewer improvement project, Hermit Lake, Lake County, Ind.

    Environmental Assessment released June 6, 2014, for 30-day public review, for project alternatives and a recommended plan for sewer improvements in Lake County, Ind. The project would improve the efficiency and capability of the existing undersized storm sewer system to the residents of the Hermit Lake neighborhood, located in unincorporated Lake County, to the southwest of Crown Point. Improvements would alleviate flooding currently caused by typical rainfall events, and eliminate potential sanitary sewer discharges into Foss Ditch, Lake Dalecarlia and the Kankakee River.