On June 1, 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published in the Federal Register its proposal to reissue the 50 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and issue two new NWPs. Nationwide permits are general permits issued on a nationwide basis to streamline the authorization of activities that result in no more than minimal individual and cumulative adverse environmental effects. Many of the proposed NWPs require notification to the district engineer before commencing those activities, to ensure that the activities authorized by those NWPs cause no more than minimal individual and cumulative adverse environmental effects.
Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army (DA) permit for certain work in waters of the United States as described below and shown on the attached drawings. The Guam Fisherman’s Cooperative Association (GFCA) has requested reauthorization of their Department of the Army (DA) permit to reconstruct the existing GFCA facility. The proposed reconstruction will include the construction a new 215 linear foot (LF) vessel mooring dock and 110 LF gabion baskets shoreline stabilization and they have proposed to conduct maintenance dredging of the 8,600 square foot (SF) area in front the proposed vessel mooring dock for improved navigational access. The project details are depicted on the attached project plans (Enclosure 1). The primary purpose of the project is to provide island residents, fishermen, and visitors with an updated and safer fish processing and retail facility and to combat erosion of the existing shoreline.
Interested parties are hereby notified that a request has been received from the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, Harbors Division to maintenance dredge an area adjacent to Pier 2, Kahului Harbor, Kahului, Island of Maui, Hawaii.
Interested parties are hereby notified that a request has been received from the Hawaii Kai Marina Community Association (HKMCA) to modify the subject Department of the Army (DA) permit to dispose of materials dredged from the marina at Rim Island No. 2 located in the Hawaii Kai Marina, Kuapa Pond, Island of Oahu, Hawaii.