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  • POH-2020-00043 U.S. Navy Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility Dry Dock & Waterfront Production Facility

    Expiration date: 1/9/2023

    Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District requesting Department of the Army (DA) authorization for the U.S. Navy’s proposed Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) Dry Dock and Waterfront Production Facility project. The U.S. Navy is proposing to replace the existing Dry Dock 3 (DD3) and associated facilities with a new graving dry dock and waterfront production facility capable of servicing newer, larger fast-attack submarines in the Pacific Island Region. The new Dry Dock 5 would provide appropriate capability at PHNSY & IMF to meet the U.S. Navy’s submarine depot maintenance mission requirements and ensure a properly sized and configured waterfront production facility to enable efficient submarine maintenance. APPLICANT: U.S. Navy, Captain Mark D. Sohaney, Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, 850 Ticonderoga Street, Suite 100, Pearl Harbor, HI 96860 LOCATION: Various locations at the U.S. Navy, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), including the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Dry Docks, Waipio Peninsula, Pearl City Peninsula, Ford Island, Bishop Point, Loko Paaiau Fishpond at McGrew Point, and the South Oahu Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site (SOODMDS) offshore of the Island of Oahu, Hawaii. PROPOSED ACTIVITY: The applicant proposes to conduct dredging, including transporting dredged material for ocean disposal; and removing structures and installing new structures in navigable waters of the U.S. The applicant also proposes to discharge dredged and fill material into waters of the U.S. for the construction of a new dry dock and waterfront production facility. Ongoing operations and maintenance would include periodic dredging at the proposed channel approach. The applicant further proposes to install compensatory mitigation measures to offset unavoidable adverse impacts to waters of the U.S. resulting from the proposed dry dock project. The implementation of the applicant’s proposed mitigation activities would involve dredging in navigable waters of the U.S. and the discharge of fill material into waters of the U.S. to restore and enhance aquatic ecosystems. AUTHORITY(S): The proposed work is being evaluated under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 USC 1344), Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 USC 403), and Section 103 of the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act (33 USC 1413).

  • Availability of Interim Draft of National Ordinary High Water Mark Field Delineation Manual for Rivers and Streams

    Expiration date: 12/1/2023

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and EPA (the Agencies) jointly announce the availability of the Interim Draft of the National Ordinary High Water Mark Field Delineation Manual for Rivers and Streams (National OHWM Manual) and its accompanying data sheet. The Interim Draft National OHWM Manual provides draft technical guidance for identifying and delineating the OHWM using a scientifically supported, rapid framework. The Agencies are requesting comments and feedback from the public and practitioners on the Interim Draft of the National OHWM Manual via the public notice linked below. Following the public comment period and additional field testing, comments and feedback received from the public and practitioners will be utilized to further refine the Interim Draft of the National OHWM Manual for clarity, consistency, and technical accuracy. The one-year testing and comment period ends on December 1, 2023. A final version of the National OHWM Manual is anticipated to be published during 2024. During the period while the OHWM Manual is an interim draft, OHWM identification and/or delineation for official USACE Regulatory purposes should continue in accordance with the applicable OHWM definition in the Federal regulations, Regulatory Guidance Letter 05-05, and any applicable USACE district policies. However, USACE Regulatory staff are encouraged to test the Interim Draft of the National OHWM Manual and provide comments and feedback by emailing usace.ohwm@usace.army.mil. Link to Public Notice: https://usace.contentdm.oclc.org/utils/getfile/collection/p16021coll15/id/756 Link to Interim Draft of the National OHWM Manual: http://dx.doi.org/10.21079/11681/46102 Link to additional information on the research supporting OHWM identification and delineation: https://www.erdc.usace.army.mil/Media/Fact-Sheets/Fact-Sheet-Article-View/Article/486085/ordinary-high-water-mark-ohwm-research-development-and-training/

  • POH-2021-00220 Navy Transport of Dredged Material Request, Oahu Hawaii

    Expiration date: 3/12/2022

    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 (U.S.) as described below and shown on the attached drawings. APPLICANT: Kent R. Hendricks, Navy Region Hawaii, 400 Marshall Road, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), HI 96860. AGENT: Sherri R. Eng, Navy Facilities Engineering Systems Command Hawaii, 400 Marshal Road, JBPHH, HI 96860. LOCATION: The U.S. Navy Confined Disposal Facility (CDF) located at Waipio Peninsula, Waipahu, Hawaii (21.348° N; -157.974° W) and South Oahu Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site (SOODMDS) offshore of the Island of Oahu (21.252° N; - 157.947° W). See the enclosed figures for additional information regarding project location. PROPOSED ACTIVITY: The applicant proposes to transport approximately 112,000 cubic yards (cy) of previously dredged material from the West Loch of Pearl Harbor to the SOODMDS, an U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designated open ocean disposal site located about eight miles south of Honolulu and four miles south of the Pearl Harbor entrance channel. See “Additional Information” section below for details regarding the project scope. AUTHORITY(S): This permit application will be reviewed under Section 103 of the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA), as amended (33 USC § 1413).

  • Application has been received for a DA permit for certain work in waters of the US

    Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army permit for certain work in waters of the United States as described below and shown on the attached drawings. The comment period ends on March 17, 2022. APPLICANT: Mr. Edward Moon, Naval Base Guam, PSC 455, Box 195, FPO AP 96540 WATERWAY AND LOCATION OF THE PROPOSED WORK: The proposed project is located below the mean high water line of the Pacific Ocean in Outer Apra Harbor with a terrestrial landing site near 13.4459, 144.6692, Polaris Point, Santa Rita, Guam. Guam Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site, also referred as Guam Deep Ocean Disposal Site (G-DODS): 3 nautical mile (nm) boundary diameter located 11 nm west of Apra Harbor, Guam (13.591667°, 144.478883°). PROPOSED PROJECT PURPOSE: The applicant’s stated purpose is to provide the local capability for vessels to measure their electromagnetic signature.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Government of Guam agree to end Agana (Hagåtña) River Study

    At the request of the Government of Guam, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Honolulu District, agrees to halt the general reevaluation study for flood risk management in Hagåtña, Guam.
  • Announcing the Honolulu District's Regional Conditions to the 2021 Nationwide Permits

    Announcing the Honolulu District's Regional Conditions to the 2021 Nationwide PermitsOn December 27,
  • Tafuna, American Samoa, Flood Risk Management Study

    LOCATION: The study site is located in the unincorporated U.S. Territory of American Samoa, part of
  • Special Public Notice

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District Regulatory Branch has initiated emergency permit processing procedures in response to the impacts associated with the March 2021 flood events. These emergency procedures will be available through May 8, 2021, unless modified or rescinded prior to that date, to align with the State of Hawaii Emergency Proclamation. Please review the public notice for required information.

  • Public Notice - Announcing the Honolulu District's Regional Conditions to the Sixteen 2021 Nationwide Permits

    On January 13, 2021, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published a final rule in the Federal Register (86 FR 2744) announcing the reissuance of 12 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and four (4) new NWPs, as well as the reissuance of the 2021 NWP general conditions and definitions with some modifications.

  • Public Notice For Federal Register Notice Announcing the Reissuance of the Nationwide Permits

    On January 13, 2021, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published a final rule in the Federal Register (86 FR 2744) announcing the reissuance of 12 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and four new NWPs, as well as the reissuance of NWP general conditions and definitions with some modifications.

Contact Information

Regulatory Office
Building 252
Fort Shafter, HI  96858-5440
(808) 835-4303
CEPOH-RO@usace.army.mil 

Guam Field Office
Apra Harbor Naval Complex
PSC 455 Box 188
FPO, AP 96540-1088  Guam
(671) 339-2108 
CEPOH-RO@usace.army.mil

Civil and Public Works Branch

Civil and Public Works Branch

Bldg. 230 Fort Shafter, HI 96858