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March, 2016


Corps of Engineers announces changes in 2016 recreation day use fees for New England area

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps ofEngineers announced that as of Jan. 1, 2016, the recreation day use feescharged for boat launches and swimming beaches managed by the Corps in NewEngland are using a simpler fee structure. The fee for a Corps annual pass tothese facilities is also changing. [Read More]
Published: Mar-31-16

Corps of Engineers proposes maintenance dredging of Saco River Federal Navigation Project in Saco, Biddeford

CONCORD, Mass. – At the request ofthe cities of Saco and Biddeford, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New EnglandDistrict is proposing maintenance dredging of portions of the Saco River FederalNavigation Project in Saco and Biddeford, Maine.  The Congressionally authorized FederalNavigation Project [Read More]
Published: Mar-30-16

Vermont Transco, LLC and New York Power Authority seek permit to place fill, perform work in Lake Champlain

CONCORD, Mass. –VermontTransco, LLC and New York Power Authority are seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NewEngland District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with installationof four transmission lines in Lake Champlain between Plattsburgh, New York, andGrand [Read More]
Published: Mar-29-16

Applicants seek Corps permit to construct shore outhaul system for recreation vessel, install piling in Mattapoisett

CONCORD, Mass. – Permit applicantsConrad and Janice Roy are seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction withconstructing a shore outhaul system and installing piling in MattapoisettHarbor at 56 Ocean Drive in [Read More]
Published: Mar-22-16

Duxbury Bay Maritime School seeks Corps permit to increase floats, establish a reconfiguration zone

CONCORD, Mass. – The Duxbury Bay MaritimeSchool is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New EnglandDistrict to impact waters of the U.S. in conjunction with increasing the numberof floats and establishing a Reconfiguration Zone in Duxbury Bay at 457Washington Street in Duxbury, [Read More]
Published: Mar-22-16

Turtle Nesting Habitat Enhancement Project

This project will be the first for turtle nesting habitat under the Handshake Partnership Program since the program’s inception in 2004.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Edward MacDowell Lake in Peterborough, New Hampshire has been working with State and local partners since September of 2013 on [Read More]
Published: Mar-21-16

Corps proposes revising, replacing Connecticut general permit for minimal impact activities within U.S. waters

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District isproposing to revise and replace the statewide Connecticut General Permit (GP)with a series of multiple GPs covering activity-specific categories. Therevised GPs will continue to authorize activities in waters of the U.S. [Read More]
Published: Mar-08-16

Corps evaluating a special area management plan for vernal pools in Maine that will modify Maine general permit

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New EnglandDistrict is evaluating a Special Area Management Plan (SAMP) for vernal poolsin Maine that will modify the way projects impacting some vernal pools areauthorized under the Maine General Permit (GP). The Maine GP can be found [Read More]
Published: Mar-08-16

Avenue Louis Pasteur Detour to take place on March 12

CONCORD, Mass. – Construction activities continue on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Massachusetts. On Saturday, March 12, a portion of the Avenue Louis Pasteur roadway (bridge) will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian [Read More]
Published: Mar-04-16