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Public Notices graphicA public notice is a description of proposed work or a project that is issued by the Corps of Engineers to local, state and federal agencies, members of the general public, Native American Tribes, interested groups or organizations, in a general area or region that provides them an opportunity to provide comments or concerns to the Corps about a proposed activity, project or permit that the Corps of Engineers is reviewing or making a determination on. The comment period is generally for 30 days but can be issued for less time or for more time. Comments submitted to the Corps are reviewed and are part of the evaluation process before a decision or determination can be made by the Corps of Engineers on that proposed project, activity or permit.

Regulatory/Permitting Public Notices

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NAE-2009-01128

Posted: 12/17/2013

Expiration date:


Town of Oak Bluffs, MA; waterway & loc: Sengekontacket Pond at Little Bridge, Oak Bluffs, Mass.

Public Comment Period

Begins: 12/17/2013

Ends: 1/1/2014

beach nourishment dredging Edgartown Little Bridge Martha's Vineyard Massachusetts Oak Bluffs Sengekontacket Pond

Programs/Project Management Public Notices

State  Description  Response Date
MA 30-Day Public Notice: USACE New England District, has completed a Draft Finding of No Significant for the Adoption of the Master Plan for the Charles River Natural Valley Storage Area in Massachusetts.  More information can be found here.  08/03/2017
CT 30-Day Public NoticeUSACE New England District, proposes a shoreline erosion protection project on Enders Island, Stonington, CT. The purpose is stabilize an existing seawall and prevent further erosion of the island behind the seawall.  Waves have damaged the existing seawall during storm events and have, on occasion, overtopped the wall, causing erosion on the landward side.  08/06/2017
MA 30-Day Public Notice: USACE New England District proposes undertaking emergency shoreline protection in Marshfield, MA by constructing a berm in front of a 300-foot section of seawall in the Brant Rock/Hewitt’s Point. The purpose is to prevent further beach scour and protect the seawall so it continues to provide protection for backshore properties and associated roads and public infrastructure.  08/03/2017
MA 30-Day Public Notice: USACE New England District proposes to lease government-owned property to a private sector entity for the development, operation, and maintenance of a solar photovoltaic system. The system will provide the Cape Cod Canal Field Office and New Bedford Hurricane Protection Barrier a reliable source of renewable energy.
05/31/2017



Engineering/Planning Public Notices

State  Description 

Response Date

 MA 30-Day Public Notice: USACE New England is preparing an Environmental Assessment for a proposed project at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Winchester Engineering and Analytical Center.  The proposed project involves the construction of a new facility of approximately 75,000 square feet and demolition of the current facility in Winchester and Woburn, MA.
Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact 
 08/31/2017
 MA 30 Day Public Notice:  Interested parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, is currently completing a study to consider modifications to Long Point Dike in Provincetown, Massachusetts to improve the habitat quality of estuarine resources in West End Marsh (See Figure 1). The non-Federal project partner for the study and project implementation is the town of Provincetown, Massachusetts.  01/14/2017
RI 30-Day Public Notice: Interested parties are hereby notified the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is currently working on the Pawcatuck River Coastal Storm Risk Management feasibility study in Westerly, Charlestown, South Kingstown, and Narragansett. The non-Federal project partner for the study is the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council. 11/21/2016 
 RI 30-Day Public Notice Reissued:  Environmental Assessment of the Continued Operation & Maintenance Activities at the Woonsocket Flood Risk Management Project

DRAFT: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) Continued Operation and Maintenance Actions, Woonsocket Flood Risk Management Project
09/28/2016 
 MA Chelsea River, East Boston, MA -  Emergency Streambank Protection Project  12/10/2015
 CT Comment Period Extended - Long Island Sound Draft Dredged Material Management Plan and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement  10/05/2015
 CT Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound  9/18/2015
CT Operations and Maintenance Action to Address Poor Water Quality and Sedimentation Accumulation, Northfield Brook Lake, Thomaston, Connecticut 2/28/2015
MA
Nantasket Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project, Hull, Mass.
6/12/2014
ME & NH Navigation Improvement Project of Portsmouth Harbor, New Hampshire and Maine
4/30/2014 
MA Milford Pond Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project, Milford, MA
2/21/2014
RI Misquamicut Beach Erosion Control Project Restoration, Westerly, RI
12/5/2013
CT Improvement Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project, Searsport Harbor, Searsport, Maine 5/6/2013

Navigation Public Notices


State  Description 

Response Date

CT  30-Day Public Notice: Maintenance Dredging of North Cove, Connecticut River, Federal Navigation Project, Old Saybrook, CT 06/29/2017
ME 15-Day Public Notice: Emergency Dredging of the Kennebec River, Maine 03/28/2017
CT  30-Day Notice for Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project in the Housatonic River, Stratford and Milford, CT
07/14/2016
MA 30-Day Notice for Maintenance Dredging of the Chatham Stage Harbor Federal Navigation Project, Chatham, MA
05/31/2016
MA 15-Day Notice for Maintenance Dredging of the Cohasset Harbor Federal Navigation Project, Cohasset, MA 04/15/2016
ME 30-Day Notice for Maintenance Dredging of the Saco River, FNP, Saco and Biddeford, ME
04/30/2016
CT Maintenance Dredging of a Portion of the 10-Foot Federal Navigation Channel in Milford Harbor, Milford, CT
02/16/2016 
 RI Amended Public Notice for Maintenance Dredging of Rock and Hard Packed Sand from the Pawcatuck River, Little Narragansett Bay, and Watch Hill Cove Federal Navigation Project 10/08/2015
CT Milford Harbor - Proposed Maintenance Dredging of 10-Foot Channel  10/24/2015
CT & RI Maintenance Dredging of Rock and Hard Packed Sand From the Pawcatuck River, Little Narragansett Bay, and Watch Hill Cove Federal Navigation Project Stonington, Connecticut & Westerly, Rhode Island 09/24/2015
CT Mianus River - Proposed Federal Maitenance Dredging 08/23/2015
MA Maintenance Dredging and Advance Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project in the Cape Cod Canal Bourne and Sandwich, Massachusetts, with Beneficial Use of the Dredged Sand as Beach-Fill on Town Neck Beach, Sandwich, Massachusetts
03/03/2015
ME Maintenance Dredging of the York Harbor Federal Navigation Project, York, Maine
2/28/2015
MA Federal Maintenance of East and West Jetty, Nantucket Harbor 12/28/2014
MA Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project in Nantucket Harbor, Massachusetts 12/14/2014
CT Maintenance Dredging of the Guilford Harbor Federal Navigation Project, Guilford, Connecticut - Amendment 07/16/2014
MA Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project in Menemsha Creek, Chilmark and Aquinnah, Massachusetts 07/06/2014
CT Maintenance Dredging of the Guilford Harbor Federal Navigation Project, Guilford, Connecticut 07/04/2014
CT & RI Maintenance Dredging of the Pawcatuck River, Little Narragansett Bay, and Watch Hill Cove Federal Navigation Project, Stonington, Connecticut and Westerly, Rhode Island 04/17/2014
MA Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project in Cohasset Harbor, Cohasset and Scituate, Massachusetts 04/04/2014
CT Maintenance Dredging of the Mystic River Federal Navigation Project, Groton and Stonington, Connecticut

03/28/2014

RI

Camp Cronin Revetment, Point Judith Harbor of Refuge, Narragansett, Rhode Island

03/24/2014
ME Maintenance Dredging of the 8-Foot Channel of the Federal Navigation Project in Kennebunk River, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Maine 10/30/2013
MA Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project in Buttermilk Bay, Bourne, Massachusetts 07/14/2013
ME Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project in the Scarborough River, Scarborough, Maine 06/20/2013
ME Improvement Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project, Searsport Harbor, Searsport, Maine 05/06/2013
MA  Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project in Hyannis Harbor, Hyannis, Massachusetts 05/01/2013 
ME Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project in the Royal River, Yarmouth, Maine 04/01/2013
CT Maintenance of the New Haven Harbor Federal Navigation Project, New Haven, Connecticut 02/27/2013
CT Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project in Wethersfield Cove, Wethersfield, Connecticut 01/30/2013
CT Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project in the Housatonic River, Stratford and Milford, Connecticut 09/15/2012
RI Maintenance Dredging/Excavation of the Inner Basin Shoal at the Harbor of Refuge Federal Navigation Project, Block Island, Rhode Island 07/04/2012
MA Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project in Cuttyhunk Harbor, Gosnold, Massachusetts 05/19/2012
CT Federal Maintenance of East Breakwater Stonington Harbor, Stonington, Connecticut 03/29/2012
ME & NH Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River, Periodic Maintenance Dredging of the Simplex Reach 03/21/2012
MA Boston Harbor and Weymouth Fore River Federal Navigation Channel Rock Removal, Boston and Hull, Massachusetts 11/01/2011
MA Maintenance Dredging of the 38-Foot Deep Navigation Channel in the Vicinity of the Chelsea Street Bridge, Chelsea and Boston, Massachusetts 06/30/2011
CT Maintenance Dredging of Portion of the 8-Foot Federal Navigation Channels in Patchogue River, Westbrook, and Clinton Harbor, Connecticut 04/07/2011
ME Maintenance and Advance Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project in the Kennebec River, Maine 03/30/2011
MA Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project in Duxbury Harbor, Duxbury, Massachusetts 10/04/2010
RI Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Project in Pawtuxet Cove, Cranston and Warwick, Rhode Island 06/29/2010