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Emergency Dredging General Authorization Renewal, Missouri River and Gasconade River Harbor

Published Oct. 5, 2020
Expiration date: 10/21/2020

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District , has prepared a draft environmental assessment and Clean Water Act Section 404(b)(1) evaluation for renewal of the emergency dredging general authorization on the Missouri River and Gasconade River harbor. The USACE Proposed Action is to approve a general authorization for emergency dredging within the USACE area of responsibility from river mile (RM) 498.4 at Rulo, Nebraska to RM 0.0 at the mouth near St. Louis, Missouri. The scope of the Proposed Action also includes dredging the Gasconade River Harbor, Gasconade RM 0.0 to 0.4. The authorization would be in effect from the date of renewal through December 31, 2030. Emergency dredging locations would be dictated by navigation channel obstructions. Emergency dredging may also be necessary to provide access for repair of an existing BSNP structure. The purpose of the Proposed Action is to maintain safe navigation channels for the efficient use of the Missouri River Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project and Gasconade Harbor facilities. The Public Notice provided initiates a 15-day public review and comment period.


Additional information about this application may be obtained by contacting Michael Snyder, Environmental Resources Specialist, U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, ATTN: Environmental Resources Section, Civil Works Program Branch, 601 East 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106; by email at; or by phone at (816) 389-3141. Written comments will be accepted by mail and email. All mailed comments to this public notice should be directed to the above address by October 21, 2020.