Author: SPN Public Affairs
  • August

    USACE issues permit authorizing California wildfire mitigation activities in waters of the United States

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued Regional General Permit (RGP) 10, authorizing activities associated with wildfire mitigation that may involve discharge of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States and/or work in or affecting navigable waters of the United States, including wetlands, within the State of California. The issuance of RGP10 authorizes activities that fall within the following seven categories: (1) Utility Lines and Associated Infrastructure; (2) Access Areas; (3) Temporary Dewatering; (4) Sediment and Debris Management; (5) Damaged Uplands; (6) Fire/Fuel Breaks; and (7) Development Structures.
  • June

    Lt. Col. Shebesta Assumes Command of the San Francisco District

    SAUSALITO, Calif. -- Leadership of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers San Francisco District changed hands June 23 when Lt. Col. Timothy W. Shebesta was sworn in as the district's 58th commander.
  • April

    USACE seeks public comment on Oakland Harbor Turning Basins new documents

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. § 4321 et seq.), as amended, the United States Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District has prepared a second draft integrated Feasibility Report/Environmental Assessment and draft Finding of No Significant Impact for the proposed Oakland Harbor Turning Basins Widening Navigation Study, California. This IFR/EA was prepared in collaboration with the Port of Oakland as the non-federal sponsor for the study. The second draft IFR/EA is a re-release of the original draft report issued for public review on Dec. 17, 2021. The USACE is providing notice of the availability of this draft IFR/EA and draft FONSI for public review and comment pursuant to 33 C.F.R. § 230.11 (b) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Procedures for Implementing NEPA, and they invite your review and feedback.