Archive: September, 2017

    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.

  • NAO-2016-00624

    Expiration date: 10/28/2017

    Mid-Atlantic Advanced Manufacturing Center (MAMaC)-Regional Industrial Facility Authority (RIFA) proposes to establish and operate a single-user wetland compensatory mitigation bank to provide off-site compensatory mitigation for projects that result in unavoidable impacts to wetlands within a specified geographic service area. The proposed mitigation bank, to be known as Low Ground Mitigation Bank, is comprised of approximately 193 acres of land located on Mill Swamp, a tributary of the Chowan River, in Greensville County, Virginia. The public comment period ends October 28, 2017.

  • NAO-2016-1228

    Expiration date: 10/25/2017

    The project is located on the James River a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, off U.S. Route 5 within a larger property known as Curles Neck Farm, Henrico County, Virginia. The applicant proposes to construct a sand and gravel mining pit on 130 acres and the materials will leave directly from the site via barge on the James River or by truck on U.S. Route 5. The applicants stated purpose is to provide construction materials for construction activities.

  • NAO-2017-01269

    Expiration date: 10/19/2017

    The project is located in the Chesapeake Bay along Chesapeake Beach, between Joyce Avenue and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek/Fort Story, in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The applicant proposes to construct a beach replenishment (nourishment) project along approximately 6,000 linear feet of shoreline at Chesapeake Beach.

  • NAO-2016-0046

    Expiration date: 10/19/2017

    The proposed mitigation site (Site) is located on approximately 18.13 acres of a previous sand and gravel mining site. The Site is located in Philips Creek drainage basin which is a tributary that flows to the Atlantic Ocean in Northampton County, Virginia. The sponsor proposes to establish, design, construct, and operate a compensatory wetland mitigation site to be known as AO-6 Philips Creek (Branscome, Inc.). 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 Atlantic Ocean Drainage Basin.