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South Pacific Division News

  • July

    South Pacific Division welcomes new commander

    Brig. Gen. Paul E. Owen assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division from Brig. Gen. Kim Colloton during a formal change of command ceremony today at the Bay Model Visitor Center in Sausalito, Calif. As commander of South Pacific Division, Owen oversees water resources, military construction, environmental stewardship and restoration and emergency management in 10 states including 1,100 miles of coast line, 3.9 million acres of estuarine wetlands, 2,290 miles of federal levees and 46 dams and reservoirs. Most recently, South Pacific Division responded to the COVID-19 pandemic working with partner agencies to establish eight alternate care facilities across eight states.
  • LA District hosts change of command ceremony at South El Monte Baseyard

    Col. Aaron Barta relinquished command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District to Col. Julie Balten during a change of command ceremony July 14 at the LA District’s South El Monte Baseyard.
  • USACE-Albuquerque District welcomes 37th commander

    Lt. Col. Patrick M. Stevens V assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Albuquerque District, July 9, 2020, during a formal change of command ceremony at the District headquarters.

Regulatory Public Notices

  • EPA and Army Publish the Navigable Waters Protection Rule

    21 April 2020 - EPA and Army Publish the Navigable Waters Protection Rule: 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. The published version is 93 pages, and the citation is: 85 FR 22250. The Federal Register notice is available at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/04/21/2020-02500/the-navigable-waters-protection-rule-definition-of-waters-of-the-united-states. Additional information about the rule can be found on the EPA website at https://www.epa.gov/nwpr.
  • 2008-00816-MB Rosemont Copper Project

    Click on the heading "2008-00816-MB Rosemont Copper Project" (above) for further information.

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