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September, 2016


Comments sought on Millennium Bulk Terminals–Longview permit application and Draft EIS

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a proposal by Millennium Bulk Terminals–Longview LLC (MBTL) to construct and operate a shipping terminal to export coal at the site of a former Reynolds Aluminum smelter in Cowlitz County, near Longview, Washington. [Read More]
Published: Sep-30-16

Army Corps dredging Grays Harbor to deeper depths beginning October 3

Dredging is scheduled to begin October 3 to bring the federal Grays Harbor navigation channel to a deeper depth of -38 feet Mean Lower Low Water and remove accumulated sediments since the last maintenance dredging. [Read More]
Published: Sep-29-16

Army Corps of Engineers repairing Union Slough Levee

The Union Slough Levee near Everett, Washington, is getting repairs starting the week of September 19, 2016. [Read More]
Published: Sep-15-16

Army Corps proceeding with Nationwide Permit 48 for shellfish aquaculture; ESA compliance tools pending release

Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Commander Col. John Buck has decided not to pursue a Regional General Permit for aquaculture activities at this time.The 2017 Nationwide Permit 48, which is being developed now to permit certain commercial shellfish aquaculture activities, will provide consistency with national standards, and provide appropriate protection to the aquatic environment with the flexibility to adapt conditions to reflect regional circumstances. [Read More]
Published: Sep-09-16