US Army Corps of Engineers
Albuquerque District

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  • U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, SOUTH PACIFIC DIVISION-FINAL Regional Compensatory Mitigation and Monitoring Guidelines

    The South Pacific Division has published a notice announcing FINAL Regional Compensatory Mitigation and Monitoring Guidelines to be followed in South Pacific Division’s subordinate districts (Albuquerque, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Los Angeles districts) regarding procedures for compensatory mitigation as required for processing of Department of the Army (DA) permits under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act, and Section 103 of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act.
  • Gelles Family Property Mixed-Use Commercial Development (Action No. SPA-2014-00524)

    Expiration date: 1/21/2015

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, (Corps) is evaluating a permit application for the Gelles Family Trust & Gale C. Gelles 2002 Revoc. Trust (Gelles Family) to construct an approximately 18-acre commercial development, including buildings, parking lots, stormwater systems, and all utilities, at the northeast corner of Black Forest Road and Woodmen Road in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. The project would result in permanently impacts to approximately 0.95 acre of wetlands adjacent to an unnamed Sand Creek tributary. Details of the project are provided in this public notice and in the attached maps and drawings. The purpose of this public notice is to inform interested parties of the project and to solicit comments.

  • Aldea Smart Code Development (Action No. SPA-2014-00231-LCO)

    Expiration date: 12/12/2014

    The United States (U.S.) Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, (Corps) and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) are evaluating an application for a Department of the Army permit and water quality certification for a proposal by Geltmore, LLC to construct a mixed-use development in the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas. Construction of the proposed project would result in approximately 4.96 acres (ac) or approximately 6,120 linear feet (lf) of permanent impacts to waters of the U.S. This notice is to inform interested persons of the proposed activity and to solicit comments.

  • Juan Tabo Hills West Subdivision Project (Action No. SPA-2012-00299-ABQ)

    Expiration date: 11/20/2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District (Corps) and the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) are evaluating a permit application for the Juan Tabo Hills West Subdivision Project. The proposed project (the Project) would result in approximately 4.2 acres of permanent and 1.6 acres of temporary impacts to waters of the United States in tributaries to and the Tijeras Arroyo (see details below). The purpose of this public notice is to inform interested parties of the proposed activity and to solicit comments.

  • SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE - COMMENT PERIOD EXTENSION FOR THE CLEAN WATER ACT PROPOSED RULE FOR DEFINITION OF WATERS OF THE U.S.

    On 21 April 2014, the USEPA and the Corps of Engineers (Corps) published for public comment a proposed rule defining the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA), in light of the U.S. Supreme Court cases in U.S. v. Riverside Bayview, Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (SWANCC), and Rapanos v. United States (Rapanos). The proposed rule was developed to enhance protection for the nation’s public health and aquatic resources, and increase CWA program predictability and consistency by increasing clarity as to the scope of “waters of the United States” protected under the Act. This notice is to announce that the comment period has been extended through November 14, 2014. The comment period has been extended in response to stakeholder requests and to allow comments on new supporting materials. The agencies expect to receive additional relevant materials from the Science Advisory Board prior to October 20, 2014, which will be placed on the docket as soon as they are available. We encourage interested parties to periodically check the docket for updates on these materials. The comment period which was originally scheduled to end on July 21, 2014, had been previously extended to October 20, 2014. Comments now must be received on or before November 14, 2014.