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Public Notice Information

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NOTE: Due to budget cuts and escalating costs in processing and mailing of these public notices, we are requiring email addresses and internet access.  Only under special circumstances will we send copies of the public notices via the U. S. Postal Service.

The Public Notices are available in two electronic formats. To read the Public Notice text only (html format), click on the Public Notice number.  To view a Public Notice with its drawings, click on the Public Notice link in the attachments box. (*pdf format).

  • 2020 NWP Reissuance (AR)

    Expiration date: 11/16/2020

    On September 15, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published in the Federal Register its proposal to reissue the 52 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and issue five new NWPs. Nationwide permits are general permits issued on a nationwide basis to streamline the authorization of activities that result in no more than minimal individual and cumulative adverse environmental effects. Many of the proposed NWPs require notification to the district engineer before commencing those activities, to ensure that the activities authorized by those NWPs cause no more than minimal individual and cumulative adverse environmental effects.

  • SWL 2020-00137 (GP-45)

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, HAS ISSUED GP-45, authorizing the discharge of dredged or fill material, in the State of Missouri, associated with activities designed to improve water quality, improve fish and wildlife habitat, maintain recreational value, and extend the lifespan of man-made lakes and ponds. This permit authorizes the removal and discharge of lakebed/pond sediment in conjunction with mechanical dredging, hydraulic dredging (including return water from such activities) and excavation activities.

  • SWL 1988-09046 GU (Initial)

    Expiration date: 9/22/2020

    Consideration of Re-issuance of a Regional General Permit for work, including the placement of dredged and fill material, in waters of the United States associated with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) work on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System in Arkansas and on USACE Lakes within the Little Rock District, including that work conducted by recognized stakeholders and sanctioned by the US Army Corps of Engineers.

  • SWL 1982-03971-7

    Expiration date: 9/22/2020

    Pursuant to Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 U.S. Code 403) and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S. Code 1344), notice is hereby given that Mr. Scott Springer, North Little Rock Electric Department, P.O. Box 159, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72115, has requested authorization for work, including the placement of dredged and fill material, in waters of the United States associated with dredging of the forebay area at the Murray Hydroelectric Generation Facility (MHGF)to restore the original design and constructed contours for efficiency of hydroelectric generation. The proposed project is located in the Arkansas River, Navigation Mile 125.4 on the left descending bank, in the NE 1/4 of section 24, T. 2 N., R. 13 W., North Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.

  • SWL EPP (2020)

    AUTHORIZATION FOR EMERGENCY PERMIT PROCESSING PROCEDURES IN LITTLE ROCK DISTRICT for impacts resulting from Hurricane Laura. On August 26, 2020, the Little Rock District Corps of Engineers requested Delegation of Authority Associated with Alternative (Emergency) Permit Processing Procedures in Little Rock District (SWL) associated with impacts resulting from Hurricane Laura.