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USACE seeks comments on proposed modifications to the New Hampshire DES In-Lieu Fee program

USACE, New England District
Published Sept. 14, 2021

 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is seeking comments on modifications proposed by the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services to the state Aquatic Resource Mitigation Fund In-Lieu Fee (ILF) program for the addition of seven individual projects.

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services is the sponsor of the New Hampshire ILF program which serves as an alternative form of compensatory mitigation for aquatic resource impacts. The seven proposed projects would provide compensatory wetland and stream mitigation for permitted impacts to the Salmon Falls-Piscataqua River Service Area.

USACE is soliciting comments from members of the public; federal, state and local agencies; American Indian Tribes; and other interested parties to consider and evaluate the impacts of this proposed activity. The public notice with more detailed information is available for review on the District website at: https://www.nae.usace.army.mil/Missions/PublicNotices, file # NAE-2005-01142.

Public comments on the proposed modifications should be forwarded no later than Oct. 14, 2021, to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, Attn: Taylor Bell, Regulatory Division, 696 Virginia Road, Concord, MA 01742 or by email to Taylor.M.Bell@usace.army.mil. Please reference file # NAE-2005-01142.

Bryan Purtell

Release no. 21-043