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  • SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: Colorado Stream Quantification Tool v1 Approved for Use

    Interested parties are hereby notified that the District Engineers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Albuquerque, Omaha, and Sacramento Districts, have approved the statewide use of the Colorado Stream Quantification Tool (CSQT) v1.0. The CSQT is a condition assessment that provides a common currency for calculating lift (credits) and loss (debits) associated with stream mitigation sites and permitted activities that may require compensatory mitigation. This public notice announces the availability of the CSQT v1.0 and provides a summary of the changes that were made in response to public comments and beta-testing.
  • SPECIAL PUBLIC NOTICE: Colorado Mitigation Procedures (COMP) v2

    Interested parties are hereby notified that the District Engineers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Albuquerque, Omaha, and Sacramento Districts, have approved the statewide use of the Colorado Mitigation Procedures (COMP) v2 within the State of Colorado. The COMP outlines the steps the Corps Districts in Colorado will take regarding compensatory mitigation evaluations and provides statewide predictability and consistency in the Corps’ compensatory mitigation determinations. Specifically, the COMP standardizes the Corps’ compensatory mitigation procedures for quantifying wetland and stream losses (debits) and compensatory mitigation (credits).

  • Publication of the Navigable Waters Protection Rule in the Federal Register

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule: Definition of “Waters of the United States” was published in the Federal Register. This final rule establishes the scope of federal regulatory authority under the Clean Water Act. The Navigable Waters Protection Rule includes four simple categories of jurisdictional waters and provides specific exclusions for many water features that traditionally have not been regulated. The final rule will become effective on June 22, 2020.
  • COVID-19 and USACE Regulatory Program, 33 USC 408 Program, and FOIA Operations

    In response to the evolving COVID-19 public health emergency, the Albuquerque District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is implementing a plan to ensure continuity of operations. While USACE business functions will continue during this time, some functions may be temporarily modified or suspended. The purpose of this public notice is to provide information on the process for electronically submitting Department of the Army Regulatory Program permit applications, requests to alter, occupy, or use USACE projects under 33 USC Section 408, and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.