Tag: Back River
  •  NAO-2019-01172

    Expiration date: 12/9/2021

    The sponsor proposes to establish, design, construct, and operate a compensatory wetland mitigation site to be known as the Howe Farms Mitigation Bank. The purpose of the mitigation project is to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts to wetlands and other waters of the United States in the Lynnhaven-Poquoson and York River Drainage Basins.

  • NAO-2017-01821

    Expiration date: 7/12/2018

    The applicant proposes to maintenance dredge the Back River Navigation Channel in Hampton, Virginia. The project involves maintenance dredging approximately 2,346,240 square feet of subaqueous bottom to a maximum depth of – 15 feet mean low water, including overdredge. Each maintenance dredging event will mechanically dredge approximately 205,000 cubic yards of material. The dredge material will be transported via bottom dump scow to be disposed of in the Norfolk Ocean Disposal site.

  • NAO-2016-02138

    Expiration date: 1/15/2018

    The applicant proposes to develop two parcels totaling 25 acres for the construction of a 39 lot single family home subdivision, resulting in the combined loss of 1.05 acres of tidal and non-tidal wetlands. Impacts to wetlands and waters have been avoided and minimized by the reduction in the planned number of developed lots, locating bmp’s (in uplands) on majority wetland lots thereby avoiding additional impacts, and the purchase of mitigation credits along with onsite wetland creation to offset impacts that cannot be avoided.

  • NAO-2017-00574

    Expiration date: 12/18/2017

    Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Langley Air Force Base (JBLE-Langley) proposes to eliminate obstructions, abrupt grade changes, open ditches, and standing water within the maintained grassy areas in and near the Langley Air Force Base airfield Clear Zones in Hampton, Virginia. The purpose of the project is to assist in reducing the risk of loss of life and damage to military assets in the event of an aircraft mishap, to ensure consistency with the installations Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) plan, and to ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations.


    Expiration date: 11/1/2017

    The purpose of this project is dredging of the Back River Channel with dredged material transport and placement at Norfolk Ocean Disposal Site (NODS) located approximately 17-miles east of the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay in Federal waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Joint Base Langley-Eustis (JBLE-Langley) needs to perform maintenance and new work dredging of the Back River Channel to maintain safe navigation for its vessels. This channel provides access and safe navigation in support of national defense to the JBLE-Langley located in Hampton, Virginia from the Chesapeake Bay.