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Regulatory Public Notices

  • 2008-0816-MB

    Expiration date: 12/31/2018

    SUBJECT: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is requesting 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. LOCATION: The Sonoita Creek Ranch Compensatory Mitigation property is located along State Route 82 northeast of Patagonia and southwest of Sonoita in Santa Cruz County, Arizona.
  • Mitigation Bank Enabling Instrument (BEI) Template

    The Sacramento, San Francisco, and Los Angeles Districts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), the California Resources Agency, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board), and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) as potential participants in Interagency Review Teams (IRT) have updated the standard Mitigation Bank Enabling Instrument (BEI) template for use with mitigation banks that are established within the State of California. This notice is to inform interested parties of the availability of the completed template.

News Releases

  • Corps to discuss cleanup efforts at Former Camp Beale

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host an informal public meeting April 11
  • Whittier Narrows dam modification study complete, moves into design phase

    A highly anticipated modification study of a Southern California dam has been finalized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and is now in the project’s design phase. The Whittier Narrows Dam Safety Modification Study was completed in June 2019 and approved by the Corps’ Headquarters in August. The design phase of the project began in October.
  • Corps to release draft report on ecosystem restoration plan for East San Pedro Bay

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is preparing to release a draft report recommending restoration of aquatic habitat within East San Pedro Bay. The report identifies a Tentatively Selected Plan, which would be the Corps’ first open-ocean ecosystem restoration project in the nation. The plan would provide near-shore and off-shore rocky reefs, kelp reefs and eelgrass beds, and is referred to as the Reef Restoration Plan.