US Army Corps of Engineers
South Pacific Division

South Pacific Division News

  • January

    Corps to host Bay Model Master Plan public meetings

    SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District will host two public
  • December

    South Pacific Division responds to hurricanes, wildfires

    South Pacific Division's area of operations covers 10 states from California to Texas to the Rockies. When disaster strikes, SPD personnel stand ready to deploy when needed.
  • Looking back at three decades with USACE

    Cheryl Buckel, Strategic Planner with South Pacific Division's Business Management Division, takes a look back at more than three decades of service with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as she looks forward to retirement. Here, she shares her experiences from her early days as a Department of Army intern to her adventures Emergency Management to an overseas tour in Germany to her time returning to her home town in New Mexico.

Regulatory Public Notices


    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.


    Expiration date: 7/7/2014

    On 21 April 2014, the USEPA and the Corps of Engineers (Corps) published a Notice of Availability and Public Comment (79 FR 22276) to announce the availability of an interpretive rule regarding the applicability of the exemption from permitting provided under section 404(f)(1)(A) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) for discharges of dredged and/or fill material associated with certain agricultural conservation practices based on the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) conservation practice standards that are designed and implemented to protect and enhance water quality. The interpretive rule was effective on April 03, 2014. The public comment period has been reopened through July 07, 2014, in response to stakeholder requests. Comments submitted between the close of the original comment period and the re-opening of this comment period will be accepted and considered.

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