Interested parties are hereby notified that a Department of the Army permit application has been received for work in waters of the United States as described below and shown on the enclosed project drawings. The applicant’s stated purpose is to allow the current class of multi-purpose auxiliary support ships (T-AKE class) safe navigation to X-Ray Wharf, Naval Base Guam’s designated supply wharf, and to provide adequate berthing facilities that meet current design criteria.The Navy proposes to construct a new 35’ X 742’ (0.6 acre) closed cell sheet pile wharf with mooring and fendering systems seaward of the existing North Berth (Berth 1) of X-Ray Wharf. The area between the new sheet piling and the existing wharf face would be backfilled and capped with a concrete deck platform.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of the Army (Army) are announcing the withdrawal of an interpretive rule addressing the exemption from permitting provided under section 404(f)(1)(A) of the Clean Water Act (CWA).
Interested parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is considering a proposal that would establish an umbrella coral reef mitigation bank that would incorporate multiple mitigation bank sites located in various service areas throughout the Main Hawaiian Islands (MHI).
In anticipation of the imminent threat Hurricane Ana pose to the main Hawaiian Islands and coastal areas, the Honolulu District Regulatory Office is providing the following information and guidance regarding activities that are exempt from permit requirements under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. The purpose of this information and guidance is to assist the regulated public, including public agencies and other responsible parties, in preparing for and responding to these anticipated discrete storm events.