Public Notice 408-LRB-2020-0001 – Categorical Permission Scoping

There are numerous USACE civil works projects within the boundaries of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, Buffalo District (Attachment A). A number of these projects have been federally constructed and then turned over to a non-federal sponsor to operate and maintain. Projects include flood risk management (FRM) projects such as levees and channels located in both rural and urban areas. Each year the Buffalo District receives requests through the non-federal sponsors from private, public, tribal, and federal entities
(requesters) to alter USACE federally authorized civil works projects (“USACE projects”) pursuant to Section 408.

Read the full Categorical Permission Scoping document HERE