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US Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division

South Pacific Division News

Regulatory Public Notices

  • 2008-00816-MB Rosemont Copper Project

    Update: April 5, 2019, Attachment A of ROD updated to include appendices omitted from initial posting. Update: March 22, 2019, the permit and its enclosures were added to this notice. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), South Pacific Division (SPD) has completed a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Rosemont Copper Project in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act. The ROD is available on the Corps, SPD Website at: http://www.spd.usace.army.mil/Missions/Regulatory/PublicNotices.aspx. The ROD follows the issuance of a Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIS), a Supplemental Information Report (SIR), and a Second SIR in July 2016. The Final EIS was prepared by the U.S. Forest Service, as the lead federal agency, to analyze the direct, indirect, and cumulative effects associated with the development of the Proposed Action and a reasonable range of alternatives. The SIRs were prepared by the U.S. Forest Service to evaluate new information, including comments, received after the publishing of the Final EIS, to determine whether any additional analyses (including a supplement to the Final EIS) were necessary for compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act.

  • 01072019

    7 January 2019 - EPA and Army Postpone Public Hearing on Proposed New "Waters of the United States" Definition. Due to the lapse in appropriations for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), EPA and the Department of the Army (Army) have postponed the planned January 23 public hearing on the proposed new "Waters of the United States" definition until after appropriations have passed to fund the EPA. Publication of the proposed rule in the Federal Register is also postponed. Information on the status of the public hearing will be posted on the EPA website at https://www.epa.gov/wotus-rule/epa-and-army-postpone-public-hearing-proposed-new-waters-united-states-definition.
  • 2008-0816-MB

    Expiration date: 1/28/2019

    SUBJECT: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) requested an opinion from the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (“Council”) regarding the determination of no adverse effect to historic properties from the proposed Sonoita Creek Ranch Compensatory Mitigation Site. The Council’s opinion was provided to the Corps in a letter dated December 11, 2018, which is attached to this public notice. After reviewing the Council’s opinion, the Corps affirms its finding of no adverse effect.