US Army Corps of Engineers Public Notices

Logo of US Army Corps of EngineersThis page provides access to public notices issued by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District for regulatory/permitting, engineering/planning, navigation, and programs/project management. The public notices give local, state, and federal agencies, the general public, Native American Tribes, and interested groups and organizations an opportunity to provide comments or concerns to the Corps. The comment period is generally 30 days but may be longer or shorter. Comments submitted to the Corps are reviewed and are part of the evaluation process before a decision or determination can be made by the Corps on that proposed project, activity, or permit.

Visit the USACE Permit Finder to view maps and status information about jurisdictional determinations and permit decisions by the Corps Regulatory program.

Public Notices with Open Public Comment Periods

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2023-02-09The New England District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), hereby proposes to replace and reissue the statewide Massachusetts General Permits (GPs), pursuant to 33 CFR Part 325.5(c), with the revised 2023 Massachusetts GPs.Massachusetts
2023-02-23The District Engineer has received permit applications to conduct work in waters of the United States, navigable waters, and the Outer Continental Shelf from Park City Wind LLC, Boston, Massachusetts. The overall proposal involves the construction, maintenance, and eventual decommissioning of Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the New England Wind project.

BOEM Lease Area OCS-0534

The majority of the proposed work would be located in the Atlantic Ocean in the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) Renewable Energy Lease Area OCS-A 0534, which is approximately 20 miles from the southwest corner of Martha’s Vineyard and 24 miles from Nantucket. Work would also occur within Nantucket Sound, with landfall for the offshore export cables at the Dowses Beach Landfall Site in the Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts.

2023-02-23The District Engineer has received a permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from Save the Bay on behalf of the Rocky Hill Country Day School, East Greenwich, RI.

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Tidal Marsh Vegetation Classification

This work is proposed in wetlands adjacent to the Potowomut River and Warwick Cove at 530 Ives Road in Warwick, Rhode Island. The proposed work would involve restoration activities on 39.2 acres of a degraded salt marsh, brackish marsh, and the adjacent degraded uplands. 

2023-03-01Eversource Energy Funding Agreement Under Section 214 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2000, as Amended
2023-03-21Update of National Wetland Plant List (NWPL)

Public Notices with Recently Closed Public Comment Periods

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2022-12-01A permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from The Town of Fairfield Conservation Department, Connecticut. (Plans)

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Fairfield, CT
2022-11-29A permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from the Quonset Development Corporation, North Kingstown, Rhode Island. (Plans)

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North Kingstown, RI
2022-10-27A permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from the United States Navy. This work is proposed at Naval Station Newport, located within Coddington Cove on Defense Highway in Middletown, Rhode Island

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Middletown, RI
2022-10-27A permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from Mohawk Northeast. This work is proposed in the Thames River at 1 Eastern Avenue, New London, Connecticut.

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New London, CT
2022-10-17A permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States, navigable waters, and the Outer Continental Shelf from Kellen Ingalls representing Ørsted/Revolution Wind. (Project Plans)

The majority of the proposed work would be located in the Atlantic Ocean in the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) Renewable Energy Lease Area OCS-A 0486, which is approximately 15 nautical miles (nm) southeast of Point Judith, RI. Work would also occur within the Narragansett Bay - West Passage, terminating near Quonset Point in North Kingstown, RI.

2022-10-13A permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from the Town of Harwich, Massachusetts. This work is proposed in several waterbodies within the town borders.

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Harwich, MA
2022-09-30Ørsted Funding Agreement under Section 214 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2000New England
2022-09-21A permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from Knollwood Beach Association, Old Saybrook, CT.

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Old Saybrook, CT
2022-09-07A permit application from the Maine Department of Transportation to place temporary and permanent fill in freshwater wetlands and below the ordinary high-water mark of an unnamed stream in Trenton, Maine, in order to construct the Acadia Gateway Center welcome center building and associated parking, infrastructure, and electric vehicle charging stations.

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2022-07-07A Department of the Army permit application from the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) to perform work in waters of the United States. This work is proposed in the Norwalk River and adjacent wetlands, in Norwalk, Connecticut.

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2022-07-07Proposed Revision and Reissuance of the Department of the Army New Hampshire General PermitNH
2022-06-09A permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from HRP 776 Summer Street, LLC located at 99 Summer Street, Boston, Massachusetts. This work is proposed in the Reserved Channel of Boston Harbor between 776 and 834 Summer Street in Boston, Massachusetts.

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2022-05-12A permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from Paraport, LLC/Perry Mill Marina, LLC. The work is proposed in Newport Harbor at Perry Mill Wharf, Newport, RI.

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2022-04-20A permit application from the Town of Falmouth, Massachusetts, to conduct work in waters of the United States at Menauhant Road in Falmouth. 

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2022-04-13A permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from Connecticut College at 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT. This work is proposed in the western shoreline of the Thames River.

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2022-04-11RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FUNDING AGREEMENT UNDER SECTION 214 OF THE WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 2000 AND 23 U.S.C. 139(j)RI
2022-03-10 A permit application from the Maine Turnpike Authority to discharge fill material below the ordinary high water mark of Goosefare Brook and in adjacent freshwater wetlands at Saco, York County, Maine.

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2022-03-03A permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from Endicott College. This work is proposed in Salem Sound at 375 and 413 Hale Street in Beverly, Massachusetts. The proposed work involves bank stabilization.

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2022-02-24A permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from Running Tide Technologies. This work is proposed in the Atlantic Ocean, 65 nautical miles off the coast of Massachusetts, at Fippennies Ledge. The work would involve the placement of 30 vertical kelp lines for the purpose of advancing research on the use of kelp for carbon sequestration.

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2022-02-10A permit application from the New Brunswick Power Corporation to conduct work in waters of the United States in the Saint Croix River off Poorhouse Lane at Calais, Maine.

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2022-01-31BREAKWATER REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE ISLES OF SHOALS HARBOR OF REFUGE FEDERAL NAVIGATION PROJECT RYE, NH & KITTERY, MEME
2022-01-14A permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from the City of New Haven, Connecticut. This work is proposed in waters and wetlands at East Shore Park in New Haven and involves the discharge of temporary and permanent fill below the high tide line (HTL) for the installation of a living shoreline. CT
2022-01-14A permit application to conduct work in waters of the United States from Duxbury Beach Reservation, Inc., in Duxbury, Massachusetts. The proposed work involves beach nourishment along 3.8 miles of the Duxbury Beach Reservation property that will address current and future erosion along Duxbury Beach.MA
2021-12-23A permit application from Massachusetts Department of Transportation to conduct work in French River, Little River, Texas Pond, nine unnamed intermittent streams, and associated vegetated wetlands in Charlton and Oxford, MassachusettsMA
2021-12-23A permit application from Maine Department of Transportation to place temporary and permanent fill below the ordinary high water mark of the Stillwater River at Old Town, Maine, in order to replace the two existing Stillwater Avenue bridgesME