• October

    NAO-2021-00689

    DESCRIPTION: Iron Mountain Data Centers, LLC is proposing the construction of a data center and associated infrastructure and permanent impacts to 1.09 acres of waters of the US, including wetlands (WOUS).. All work is to occur in Prince William County, Virginia.
  • September

    Craney Island mosquito treatment scheduled Oct. 4

    Aerial mosquito treatment is scheduled over federal property on Craney Island Tuesday, Oct. 4. 
  • Norfolk Harbor deepening project advances with critical contract award

    On the heels of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law earlier this year, the Norfolk Harbor and Channels Improvement Project’s federal sponsor, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced more good news.
  • Gathright Dam pulse release set for September 21

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District will conduct a pulse release at Gathright Dam, near Covington, Va., on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 beginning at approximately 6 a.m.
  • NAO-13-00418; Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) Commercial Project

    Dominion Energy Virginia proposes to construct a 2,587-megawatt (MW) offshore wind project, known as the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) Commercial Project, located within the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Virginia, which will include associated infrastructure within the cities of Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, Virginia. Public comments should be received by the close of business on October 15, 2022.
  • CENAO-WRR, Bankers Meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District Regulatory Branch (USACE) and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) are hosting a Mitigation Bank/In Lieu Fee (ILF) Meeting (Meeting) for environmental consultants and Bank/ILF Sponsors working within the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Meeting will be held on October 6, 2022.
  • 408-NAO-2021-0041; City of Newport News

    Interested parties are hereby notified that a request for permission to alter a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) project pursuant to Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 U.S.C. Section 408) has been received and will be evaluated by the Norfolk District.  Written comments, including any objections to the proposed alteration, stating reasons therefor, are being solicited from anyone having an interest in the requested alteration.  The authority to grant permission for temporary or permanent use, occupation or alteration of any USACE civil works project is contained in Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, as amended, codified at 33 USC 408 (“Section 408”).  Section 408 authorizes the Secretary of the Army to grant permission for the alteration or occupation or use of a USACE project if the Secretary determines that the activity will not be injurious to the public interest and will not impair the usefulness of the project.
  • CENAO-WRR NAO-2005-03211

    PROPOSED PROJECT: The applicant is requesting a State Programmatic General Permit from the Norfolk District under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act for the discharge of fill into approximately 0.03 acre of palustrine forested wetlands (PFO), 0.06 acre of palustrine emergent wetlands (PEM), and 533 linear feet (0.04 acre) of stream channel.
  • NAO-2022-00651, The Williams Companies, Inc.

    PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:  The proposed project includes construction of 6.35 miles of natural gas 24-inch pipeline along the existing South Virginia Lateral pipeline system to increase transportation capacity, increase overall reliability and to meet the growing need for natural gas in the Mid-Atlantic region and will permanently convert 0.75 acres of palustrine forested wetlands or palustrine scrub shrub wetlands to palustrine emergent wetlands and temporarily impact 1.77 acres of palustrine emergent wetlands and 1,185 linear feet of stream channel. 
  • USACE schedules hybrid FNOD Restoration Advisory Board meeting for Sept. 8

    Community members can learn more about restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot (FNOD) and hear the latest cleanup progress during a hybrid (virtual and in-person) quarterly Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting scheduled for 6:15 to 8 p.m. Sept. 8.
  • CENAO-WRR, NAO-1995-08595 (Weyers Cave, Virginia)

    PROPOSED WORK AND PURPOSE:  The Sponsor proposes to construct a 21-acre compensatory mitigation site to be known as the SH-7 Barlow Site (Project). The purpose of the Project is to restore non-tidal wetlands and stream channels, remove livestock, and restore upland buffers to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts in the Shenandoah River Drainage Basin.  
  • Public notice: CENAO-WRR, NAO-1995-08595 (Exmore, Virginia)

    WATERWAY AND LOCATION OF THE PROPOSED WORK:  The proposed compensatory mitigation site is located on 8.1 acres northeast of the town of Exmore, Virginia.   
  • August

    NAO-2009-00044, Lamberts Point, Norfolk

    The sponsor proposes to construct a 2-acre oyster reef mitigation site to be known as the Lamberts Point Site. The purpose of the mitigation project is to restore oyster reef habitat and to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts to in the Elizabeth River Drainage Basin. Public comments should be received by the close of business on October 1, 2022.
  • NAO-2022-01297, Haywood Marina, Deltaville, Middlesex County

    The applicant proposes to make improvements to an existing marina on Broad Creek to include bulkheading, pier replacement, boat ramp installation, dredging, and living shoreline creation and ecological restoration. The dredged material will be mechanically dredged utilizing an excavator on land, then placed in a dump truck adjacent to the dredged area, allowed to de-water, then moved off-site to an approved upland site (Tax Map 40 34 5A, General Puller Highway). The project will result in the loss of 0.01 acre of tidal vegetated wetlands, 0.01 acre of tidal mudflats, and 0.03 acre of subaqueous bottom. Public comments should be received by the close of business on September 30, 2022. 
  • NAO-2017-01842, The Hurds Cove SSD project

    The City of Virginia Beach proposes to mechanically dredge for navigational access and the estimated volume of dredged material is 28,440 cubic yards. For permitting purposes and to account for shoaling, the volume has been increased by approximately 15% and the applicant is assuming a dredge volume estimate of 32,700 cubic yards to account for areas that have shoaled in. Thirty-four piling supported channel markers have been included to demarcate the SSD channels.
  • Gathright Dam pulse release set for August 31

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct a pulse release at Gathright Dam near Covington, Va. on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 beginning at approximately 6 a.m.
  • Public Comment Extension: Green Ridge Recycling and Disposal Facility, Cumberland County, Virginia

    On July 29, 2022, the Norfolk District Regulatory Branch issued a Public Notice announcing a 30-day public comment period concerning the Green Ridge Recycling and Disposal Facility LLC’s Department of the Army Permit Application for the construction of a solid waste disposal facility, associated infrastructure, and soil borrow areas, in Cumberland County, Virginia. In accordance with 33 CFR 325.2(d)(2)(iv), the District Commander hereby extends the public notice comment period until September 28, 2022.
  • NAO-2022-00168, King Creek at NWS Yorktown-Cheatham Annex, Yorktown, Virginia

    The applicant proposes restoring approximately 2,000 linear feet of eroded shoreline along the historic Penniman Spit which has experienced extensive erosion in recent years. The restoration will include the installation of five rock still, two stone spurs and a stone breakwater to stabilize the shoreline, resulting in impacts to approximately acre of subaqueous bottom.:  The work will occur within the York River along Penniman Spit at the mouth of King Creek at Naval Stations Yorktown Cheatham Annex in Yorktown, Virginia. Public comments should be received by the close of business on September 22, 2022
  • NAO-2018-01863, Proposed Bow Creek Stormwater Park at 3425 Club House Road (Bow Creek Golf Course)

    PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE: The City of Virginia Beach (City) proposes to permanently impact 0.04 acres of palustrine emergent (PEM) wetlands, 1.19 acres of estuarine emergent (EEM) wetlands, 0.01 acres of estuarine scrub shrub (ESS) wetlands, 4.06 acres of open water, 0.16 acres of tidal ditch, and 0.23 acres (1,277 linear feet) of nontidal, jurisdictional ditches to provide stormwater storage for flood mitigation at the Bow Creek Golf Course, 3425 Club House Road in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The necessary grading and filling associated with the construction of the planned stormwater storage and park amenities will cause the proposed impacts to Waters of the U.S., including wetlands.
  • NAO-2006-5922, Matan Northlake Phase III, Hanover County

    Matan Northlake II Industrial, LLC proposes construction of a 200,000 square foot warehouse and distribution facility, loading dock, site access road, fire access road, stormwater management facilities, parking, and utilities to provide warehouse space in the greater Richmond area. The project will permanently impact 1.79 acres of palustrine forested wetlands. Comments should be received by the close of business on September 14, 2022.