• December

    NAO-2014-00708 (James River Water Authority, Fluvanna County, Virginia)

    The James River Water Authority is requesting a Nationwide Permit #58 for the construction of a new raw water intake off the James River with associated transmission infrastructure that runs to an existing interconnection point near the Town of Columbia. The water supply infrastructure will service both Fluvanna and Louisa Counties. Public comment should be received by the close of business on December 22, 2023.
  • NAO-2018-01069 (Mill Run Mitigation Bank Phase II, Fauquier County, Virginia)

    The Sponsor proposes to design, construct, establish, and operate Phase II of the existing Mill Run Mitigation Bank (Bank). The Sponsor proposes to add 18 acres of land and stream and wetland compensatory mitigation activities to the existing, approved, and constructed Bank. The purpose of the Bank is to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts to waters of the U.S. including wetlands and streams. Public comment should be received by the close of business on January 4, 2024.
  • Virtual Public Meeting for Section 510 Middle Peninsula State Park Study (Middle Peninsula unit at Machicomoco State Park)   

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District (USACE) and the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) invite the public to attend an informational meeting about the Middle Peninsula State Park Feasibility Study, as part of the Section 510, Chesapeake Bay Environmental Restoration and Protection, Program. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the public an opportunity to learn more about the ecosystem restoration and shoreline protection project at DCR’s Middle Peninsula unit at Machicomoco State Park in Gloucester County, Virginia. 
  • Virtual, in-person FNOD RAB meeting scheduled for Dec. 7

    Community members can learn more about restoration efforts at the Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot (FNOD) and hear the latest cleanup progress during a quarterly Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting scheduled for 6:15 to 8 p.m. March 7.
  • NAO-2009-00044 (Living River Restoration Trust, Virginia)

    The Sponsor proposes to increase the number of Subaqueous Restoration Advanced Credits from 8 to 20 and increase the number of Subaqueous Rehabilitation Advanced Credits from 8 to 40 in the Lower James River Basin in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Public comment should be received by the close of business on January 1, 2024.
  • November

    NAO-2018-0997 (Loudoun Center, Loudoun County, Virginia)

    The applicant proposes to construct eight (8) two-story data centers and a substation to serve the data centers in three (3) separate phases. The proposed project will result in impacts to 0.85 acre of palustrine forested wetlands (PFO) and 2,452 linear feet (0.37acre) of stream channel. Phase I impacts 1 through 7 has been completed and mitigation purchased. The Phase II impacts 8 through 12 will impact .014 acre of PFO and 1,034 linear feet of stream and temporarily impact 27 linear feet of stream. Phase III will be finalized in the future. Public comment should be received by the close of business on December 26, 2023.  
  • NAO-2005-04213 (SMM Southeast LLC Bulkhead/Dredging Project, Chesapeake, VA)

    The applicant proposes to stabilize the existing failing bulkhead surrounding the existing man-made slipway. This project includes two activities: (1) fill the existing slipway with dredged material obtained from the waterfront adjacent to the slipway, and (2) install 230 linear feet of new vinyl bulkhead seaward of the existing failing bulkhead and slipway. The project will improve the functionality of the site to facilitate on-going operations through the construction of the new bulkhead and filling of the existing man-made slipway. The proposed activities will result in unavoidable, permanent impacts to 2,613 square feet (0.06 acre) of tidal vegetated wetlands, 75,155 square feet (1.73 acre) of subaqueous bottom for fill, and 76,517 square feet (1.76 acre) of subaqueous bottom for dredging. The applicant is requesting a 10-year permit that will allow for periodic maintenance dredging in order to maintain a maximum dredge depth of -12 feet (MLW) to meet the needs for facility operations. Comments should be received by the close of business on December 26, 2023.
  • NAO-2023-02173 (Copper Hill Mitigation Bank, Floyd County, Virginia)

    The Sponsor proposes to design, construct, establish, and operate a wetland and stream compensatory mitigation site known as the Copper Hill Mitigation Bank (Bank). The Sponsor is proposing that 4.09 wetland credits will be generated from wetland restoration and enhancement and that 2446 stream credits will be generated through stream and stream buffer restoration. Public comment should be received by the close of business on December 17, 2023.
  • NAO-2023-02015 (Horseshoe Mitigation Bank, Charles City County, Virginia)

    The Sponsor proposes to design, construct, establish, and operate a wetland compensatory mitigation site known as the Horseshoe Mitigation Bank (Bank). The Sponsor is proposing that 29.33 wetland credits will be derived from wetland restoration and upland buffer restoration. Public comment should be received by the close of business on December 9, 2023.
  • NAO-2019-00517-TREC

    Sharpless Enterprises, LLC is requesting re-authorization for a previously permitted project due to regulation changes regarding the definition of waters of the U.S. The applicant proposes to construct a restricted data center campus and associated infrastructure. The footprint and design of the proposed project are consistent with the previously issued 22-SPGP-RCIR verification. Public comment should be received by the close of business on Sunday, December 10, 2023.
  • 408-NAO-2023-0059, City of Richmond, Richmond Southside Floodwall

    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 (33U.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 therefore, 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.
  • 408-NAO-2023-0120, City of Norfolk, Verizon line relocation

    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 (33U.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 therefore, 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. The proposed action is also subject to the requirements and objectives of Executive Order (EO)11988, Floodplain Management and has the potential to impact floodplains. This notice complies with Section 2(a)(4) of EO 11988 and requests advance public comment to determine if there are any public concerns regarding potential impacts on floodplains.
  • NAO-2022-01766 (Fall Line Trail - Northern Section, Henrico County, Hanover County, Virginia)

    The proposed project includes the construction of a 4.5-mile section of the Fall Line Trail between Woodman Road and the southern terminus of the Trolley Line Trail in Henrico County, Hanover County, and the Town of Ashland, Virginia. Public comment should be received by the close of business on December 6, 2023.
  • NAO-2017-01621 (Silverbrook , Loudoun County, Virginia)

    TPC Silverbrook, LC proposes to construct a data center campus with the associated infrastructure. The proposed project will permanently impact 1.74 acre of palustrine forested wetlands (PFO), 0.01 acre of palustrine scrub-shrub wetland (PSS), 0.33-acre palustrine emergent wetland (PEM), and 645 linear feet of stream. In addition, 169 linear feet of stream are proposed as temporary impacts for the development. The applicant offers to compensate for 1.74 acre of PFO, 0.01 acre of PSS, 0.33-acre PEM wetlands, and 645 linear of stream by the purchase of 2.08 wetland credits and 2,264 Stream Condition Units (SCUs) from the Northern Virginia Stream Restoration Bank (NVSRB). In addition, the remaining 112 Compensation Credits (CC) will be purchased from Pipken Stream Mitigation Bank. Public comment should be received by the close of business on December 2, 2023.
  • NAO-2023-0086_408, City of Norfolk, NCSRM water line relocation

    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 (33U.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 therefore, 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. The proposed action is also subject to the requirements and objectives of Executive Order (EO)11988, Floodplain Management and has the potential to impact floodplains. This notice complies with Section 2(a)(4) of EO 11988 and requests advance public comment to determine if there are any public concerns regarding potential impacts on floodplains.
  • NAO-2022-02508 (Ironbridge Substation, Chesterfield County, Virginia)

    Virginia Electric and Power Company proposes an extension of an existing substation to accommodate more equipment, structures, control measures, and circulation pathways needed to meet the current energy demands for the area. The project as proposed will result in permanent impacts to 0.76-acres of nontidal forested wetlands, 0.99-acres of nontidal emergent wetlands, and 118 square feet (48 linear feet) of intermittent stream channel. The public comment period ends on November 30, 2023.
  • October

    NAO-2023-01992 (Roanoke River Blueway Improvements, City of Roanoke, Virginia)

    The City of Roanoke have proposed Blueway improvements including eight access points, in-stream structures, and bank stabilization in 8 impact areas in a 4,500 linear foot portion of the Roanoke River starting at Wasena Park in the City of Roanoke, Virginia. Public comment should be received by the close of business on November 30, 2023.
  • District schedules Craney Island mosquito treatment for Oct. 19

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has scheduled aerial mosquito treatment on Thursday, October 19th, over the federal property on Craney Island.
  • NAO-1989-0319 (Glenwood Park drainage/dredging project, Norfolk, Virginia)

    The City of Norfolk is proposing to dredge approximately 684 cubic yards (18,770 square feet) to mitigate flooding caused by 10-year storms in the Glenwood Park neighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia. This work will occur in an unnamed tributary to Willoughby Bay in Norfolk, Virginia. The public comment period ends on November 10, 2023.
  • NAO-2023-01787 (New Market Park Site, Henrico, Virginia)

    The Sponsor proposes to design, construct, establish, and operate a stream and wetland compensatory mitigation site known as the Henrico County New Market Park Site (Bank). The Bank is proposed to be included in a single-user Umbrella Mitigation Banking Instrument (UMBI). The proposed compensatory mitigation site is located south of New Market Road (Route 5) and north of Buffin Road and Kingsland Road in Henrico County, Virginia. The purpose of the Bank is to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts to wetlands within Henrico County. Public comments should be received by the close of business on November 5, 2023.