INTERAGENCY COORDINATION AGREEMENT ON
STREAM MITIGATION BANKING
REQUEST FOR COMMENTS
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Chicago Metro Office
Indiana Department of Environmental Management
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Comment Period Begins: June 6, 2019
Comment Period Expires: July 6, 2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, jointly with the U.S Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Chicago USEPA), the Chicago Metro Office U.S Fish and Wildlife Service Region 3 (USFWS), the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IN DNR) is proposing the following Interagency Coordination Agreement (ICA) on stream mitigation banking for those parties interested in developing stream mitigation bank sites.
This agreement, known as the Interagency Coordination Agreement (ICA) on Stream Mitigation Banking Within the Regulatory Boundaries of the Chicago District, Corps of Engineers and the Regulatory Boundaries of the 2.5 counties in Indiana, would be the guiding document that outlines the regulatory requirements for the authorization, management and monitoring of any proposed stream mitigation bank in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will County Illinois, and in Lake, Porter, and LaPorte County in Northwestern Indiana.
The proposed ICA can be viewed on the District’s Regulatory web site at http://www.lrc.usace.army.mil/Missions/Regulatory/Public-Notices/. Interested parties are invited to provide written comments on the proposed changes to the ICA. All comments received by July 6, 2019, will become part of the record and be considered in the review process. If submitting a comment via email, please ensure that your name and mailing address is included in the email.
All comments are due no later than July 6, 2019. Comments must be submitted to:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, Regulatory Branch
Attention: Kathy Chernich
231 South LaSalle Street, Suite 1500
Chicago, Illinois 60604
If you have any questions regarding the ICA, please contact Kathy Chernich by email at Kathy.A.Chernich@usace.army.mil
FOR THE DISTRICT ENGINEER:
Keith L. Wozniak
Chief, Regulatory Branch