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DEQ's Section 401 Water Quality Certification for Nashville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Programmatic General Permit 18-PGP-01

Public Notice for Nashville District ACOE 

18-PGP-01

July 16, 2018 to August 15, 2018

 

Dave Davis

 

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ),State Water Control Board (Board), is giving notice of its intent to provide Section 401 Water Quality Certification, as detailed in this notice, for activities authorized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Nashville District Program General Permit (PGP) 18-PGP-01, after considering public comment for a 30-day period starting July 16, 2018.

DEQ's Section 401 Water Quality Certification for certain Regional Permits (RPs)

Public Notice for 18-RPs

July 16, 2018 to Aug 15, 2018

Dave Davis

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ),State Water Control Board (Board), is giving notice of its intent to provide Section 401 Water Quality Certification, as detailed in this notice, for activities authorized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Norfolk District Regional Permits (RPs) that are listed in this notice, after considering public comment for a 30-day period starting July 16, 2018

 

 

Virginia Water Protection (VWP) Permits

comment Period  regional Office  contact  Location  Facility  Project Description
September 27, 2018 to October 27, 2018 Tidewater Regional Office Curtis Davey Chesapeake City Hickory Woods Development

Kotarides Developers, L.L.C. has applied for a new permit for the Hickory Woods Development. The project is located between Battlefield Boulevard and the Chesapeake Expressway, at the northern terminus of Hickory Road West in Chesapeake, Virginia.  The permit will allow the applicant to fill 2.18 acres of surface waters. The proposed activity would permanently affect 0.20 acres of palustrine forested wetland, 1.90 acres of palustrine emergent wetland, and 0.08 acres of palustrine open water. The activity proposed in the permit will affect surface waters within the Northwest River watershed. A watershed is the land area drained by a river and its incoming streams. To compensate for the affected area, the applicant would purchase 2.30 mitigation bank credits. DEQ’s preliminary decision is to issue the permit.

15-1607 Public Notice

September 28, 2018 to October 29, 2018 Northern Regional Office Wynn Prusaczyk City of Alexandria Potomac Yard Metrorail Station

City of Alexandria has applied for a new permit for the Potomac Yard Metrorail Station. The project is located in Potomac Yard, east of Potomac Avenue, west of George Washington Memorial Parkway, and north of Potomac Greens Drive in the City of Alexandria, Virginia. The permit will allow the applicant to fill and excavate surface waters consisting of wetlands. The proposed activity would permanently affect 1.56 acres of wetlands and temporarily affect 2.85 acres of wetlands. The activity proposed in the permit will affect an unnamed tributary in the Four Mile Run watershed. A watershed is the land area drained by a river and its incoming streams. To compensate for the permanently affected area, the applicant would purchase 2.48 wetland credits from a DEQ approved mitigation bank, in-lieu fee fund, or a combination thereof that is authorized and approved by DEQ to sell credits in the area in which the impacts will occur and has credits available (as released by DEQ). DEQ’s preliminary decision is to issue the permit.

17-1756 Public Notice

September 24, 2018 to October 24, 2018 Blue Ridge Regional Office Shawn Crist Botetourt County Appalachian Power Substation

Appalachian Power Company (Appalachian) has requested a major modification of a VWP Permit to expand one high voltage substation located at 1970 Lee Highway located in Botetourt County, Virginia.  The modified VWP Permit will authorize Appalachian to fill state waters including an additional permanent impact to 0.31 acres shrub-scrub wetland.  Wetland compensation shall consist of the purchase of 0.47 acres of wetland mitigation bank credits from Banister Bend Mitigation Bank.  Compensation is required at standard mitigation ratio of 1.5:1 for shrub-scrub wetlands.  The facility is located in the Tinker Creek watershed and is located in the Roanoke River basin.  A watershed is the land area drained by a river and its incoming streams.  DEQ’s preliminary decision is to approve the permit.

13-1448 Public Notice

September 19, 2018 to October 19, 2018 Piedmont Regional Office Justin Brown Chesterfield County Richmond Executive-Chesterfield County Airport

Richmond Executive-Chesterfield County Airport has applied for a new permit to remove obstructions in order to comply with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements. The project site is located southeast of the Chesterfield County Airport and in the Route 288 and Route 10 (Ironbridge Road) interchange in Chesterfield County, VA.    The project consists of the clearing of obstructions around the airport. The project will result in permanent conversion of no more than 9.88 acres of forested wetland to emergent wetland. The activity proposed in the permit will affect wetlands and streams that drain to Reedy Creek in the James River watershed. A watershed is the land area drained by a river and its incoming streams. The applicant will provide compensation for permanent conversion impacts to wetland authorized by this permit through the purchase of 9.88 wetland mitigation bank credits or Virginia Aquatic Resource Trust Fund credits from a mitigation bank in the same or adjacent watershed. The DEQ’s preliminary decision is to issue the permit.

18-0734 Public Notice

Public notices for Virginia Water Protection (VWP) permits involving surface water withdrawals can be found on the Water Withdrawal Permits Public Notices page.

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P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 698-4000


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