The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making available a Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Oaks Bottom Habitat Restoration Project in Multnomah County, Oregon. The Corps proposes to restore a more natural tidal hydrologic connection between Oaks Bottom and the Lower Willamette River to improve fish and wildlife habitats and provide unhindered fish passage into and out of Oaks Bottom. Most importantly, this project would make Oaks Bottom habitat suitable and accessible to juvenile salmonids listed under the Endangered Species Act.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District has announced it will accept funds from Northwest Natural Gas to consider if the proposed North Mist pipeline project will impact a federal levee near Clatskanie, Oregon.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Portland District, Regulatory Branch is providing the following emergency permitting procedures to the public:
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) defines emergency by our Regulations at 33 CFR Part 325.2(e)(4) as a situation which would result in an unacceptable hazard to life, a significant loss of property, or an immediate, unforeseen, and significant economic hardship if corrective action requiring a Department of the Army permit is not undertaken within a time period less than the normal time needed to process the application under standard procedures.
Marci Johnson is the point-of-contact for this special public notice announcing the preliminary intent to accept funds from Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P., to expedite the Department of the Army’s processing of Jordan Cove's proposed request to construct and operate a liquefied natural gas terminal on the bay side of the north spit of Coos Bay in Coos County, Oregon. Expiration date for this 30-day notice is Jan. 4, 2016.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Society of American Military Engineers are once again partnering to celebrate Engineers Week, with a full-day event will be at the Corps' Portland District downtown headquarters in Portland, Ore., on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Registration is due by Jan. 30, 2015.
Marci Johnson is the point-of-contact for this special public notice announcing the preliminary intent to accept funds from Northwest Natural Gas for the North Mist pipeline project to expedite the Department of the Army’s processing of North Mist’s proposed request to modify a federally constructed flood risk reduction project by constructing new underground gas storage capacity through the development of the Adams reservoir. Expiration date for this 30-day notice is Dec. 14, 2015.