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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. 27, 2022

 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 14 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 New Hampshire ILF program is authorized by USACE. The 14 proposed projects would provide compensatory wetland and stream mitigation for permitted impacts to the following service areas: Pemigewasset-Winnipesaukee River, Salmon Falls-Piscataqua River, Merrimack River, Lower Connecticut River, Contoocook River, and Middle Connecticut River

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 these proposed modifications should be forwarded no later than Oct. 27, 2022, to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, Attn: Lindsey Lefebvre, Regulatory Division, 696 Virginia Road, Concord, MA 01742 or by email to Lindsey.E.Lefebvre@usace.army.mil. Please reference file # NAE-2005-01142.

Bryan Purtell

Release no. 22-029