• October

    NAO-2019-02119-arl (Licking Run)

    HGS, LLC proposes to establish a wetland mitigation bank in Fauquier and Prince William Counties, Virginia. Public comment period ends Nov. 16, 2020.
  • Gathright Dam’s third pulse release set for October 14

    COVINGTON, Va. – Gathright Dam operators are scheduled to carry out the year’s third water-pulse
  • NAO-2011-02448

    Waste Management of Virginia, Inc proposes to expand the existing landfill in Charles City County at 8000 Chambers Road by constructing 16 new cells, storm water management facilities and a perimeter road.
  • NAO-2020-00510

    Vulcan Materials seeks to expand their existing stone quarry in South Hill, Virginia. Their project will result in the loss of 1.65 acres of wetlands and 1,418 linear feet of stream.
  • Mosquito spraying continues Tuesday in Portsmouth

    Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct another round of aerial mosquito treatment Tuesday over federal property on Craney Island.
  • September

    Nationwide Permit reissuance request for comment

    On September 15, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published in the Federal Register its proposal to reissue the 52 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and issue five new NWPs. Comments may be sent to Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers until November 16, 2020. Division Engineers are authorized to add regional conditions specific to the needs and/or requirements of a particular region or state. Enclosure 1 shows the Norfolk District's proposed regional conditions. We are seeking comments on the proposed regional conditions and on the need for additional regional conditions to help ensure that the adverse environmental effects of activities authorized by the proposed NWPs are no more than minimal, individually and cumulatively. Comments on regional issues relating to the proposed NWPs and proposed regional conditions are due by November 16, 2020.
  • NAO-2007-03433

    Norton Coal Company proposes to fill approximately 2,180 linear feet of stream bed in support of the development, operation and reclamation of the Convict East Surface Mine, located near the community of Harman, Buchanan County, Virginia.
  • Gathright Dam pulse release canceled as river conditions ‘favorable’

    NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials have canceled Wednesday’s scheduled pulse release at Gathright Dam in the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia near Covington.
  • NAO-2018-00995

    Green Ridge Recycling and Disposal, LLC proposes to construct a new solid waste disposal and recycling facility in Cumberland County, Virginia. This public notice comment period closes out Oct. 21.
  • NAO-2006-6453

    The applicant proposes to provide eight residential-building lots within the suburban community of Great Bridge, in the city of Chesapeake, Virginia. The project will be located within the Coopers Ditch/Albemarle and Chesapeake Canal watershed. In addition to the required Department of the Army permit, the applicant must obtain a Virginia Water Protection Permit from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, assuring that applicable laws and regulations pertaining to water quality are not violated.
  • NAO-2019-00765

    Cudd Construction seeks to construct a 139-townhome community in Lynchburg, Virginia. The applicant proposes to discharge fill material into 263 linear feet of intermittent stream channel and 35 square feet of palustrine forested wetlands for the purpose of installing road crossings and lot development. The stream impacts are minimal, and the applicant applied for verification of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nationwide Permit. There will be an adverse effect to the Blankenship House.
  • Mosquito treatment set for Monday at Craney Island

    NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct another round of aerial mosquito treatment Monday over federal property on Craney Island.
  • Nansemond project’s Restoration Advisory Board to meet Thursday

    SUFFOLK, Va. — The environmental mission at Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot remains a priority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The project’s quarterly Restoration Advisory Board meeting is set for 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. Thursday via Webex.
  • Norfolk District cancels Gathright Dam pulse release

    NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials have canceled Wednesday’s scheduled pulse release at Gathright Dam in the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia near Covington.
  • August


    Swamp Works LLC proposes to establish, design, construct, and operate a compensatory wetland and stream mitigation site to be known as MACHODOC MITIGATION BANK. The mitigation project's purpose is to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts to wetlands, streams and other waters of the United States. The site is located on parcels 37-143, 37-144 and 46-15 adjacent to the northeast corner of the Erica Road and Cople Highway intersection within the Lower Machodoc Creek-Potomac River watershed in Westmoreland County, Virginia.
  • NAO-2020-00567

    The Virginia Department of Transportation proposes to construct the "Berry Hill Connector Road" on new alignment from the Oak Ridge Farms Road Interchange at Route 58 to Berry Hill Road in Pittsylvania County. The preferred alternative new road is a 2-mile, two-lane divided highway with grading for a future four-lane divided highway and will provide access to Berry Hill Industrial Park. The project has 15 wetland and stream crossings, impacting Childress Creek and its tributaries, as well as tributaries to the Dan River, McGuff Creek and associated wetlands.
  • North Landing Bridge replacement project clears major hurdle

    NORFOLK, Va. – A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project aimed at replacing North Landing Bridge took a crucial step forward this week. Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, chief of engineers and USACE commanding general, signed a Chief’s Report on Tuesday, recommending the North Landing Bridge Replacement Study’s findings for authorization by Congress.
  • Corps Completes Arlington National Cemetery Admin Building Renovations

    The iconic administration building at Arlington National Cemetery reopened earlier this month with a socially distanced ribbon cutting ceremony after a nearly two-year, $13.8 million overhaul.
  • AFRC crew to conduct aerial mosquito treatment today

    The 757th Airlift Squadron, from Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio, will conduct aerial mosquito spraying over Langley Air Force Base and Craney Island the night of Aug. 26, 2020.
  • NAO-2018-00628

    Red Rock Development group proposes to impact 0.74 acres of wetlands and 116 linear feet of intermittent stream channel in order to construct a three-unit warehouse and distribution facility and associated infrastructure.