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New Hampshire Port Authority seeking permit to perform maintenance dredging in Rye Harbor

USACE, New England District
Published June 23, 2020

 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the state of New Hampshire, PDA Port Authority for maintenance dredging of Rye Harbor. The proposed work involves dredging within the designated setback area of the Corps’ Civil Works project known as the Rye Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) and also requires permission from the Corps because it involves dredging in areas within the designated setback of the FNP.

The proposed work involves transportation of the material to an open water disposal site. The two potential sites are: Isles of Shoals North Disposal Site or the Cape Arundel Disposal Site. Any permit issued for this project will include special conditions at the disposal site as well as a time of year restriction. The proposed work will be coordinated with federal and state agencies.

The Public Notice with more detailed information, is available for review on the Corps website: https://www.nae.usace.army.mil/Portals/74/docs/regulatory/PublicNotices/2020/NAE-2019-02222-PN.PDF

Public comments on this proposed work should be forwarded no later than July 7, 2020 to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, Attn: Richard Kristoff, Regulatory Division, 696 Virginia Road, Concord, MA 01742; or by email to Richard.C.Kristoff@usace.army.mil. Please reference file # NAE-2019-02222.

Sally Rigione

Release no. 20-054