Multi-Association Comments to USACE on Proposed Guidelines for Establishment of New Mitigation Banks in Fort Worth District

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 4:15pm

TO: Mr. Brent Jasper
Regulatory Project Manager/Mitigation Banking Coordinator
Regulatory Branch, CESWF-DE-R
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
P.O. Box 17300
Fort Worth, TX 76102-0300

Ms. Jennifer Moyer
Chief, Regulatory Program
Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
441 G Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20314-1000

Submitted via e-mail to brent.j.jasper@usace.army.mil and jennifer.a.moyer@usace.army.mil

RE: Comments of National Trade Associations on CESWF-18-MITB, Proposed Additional Banking Guidelines Covering Specific Elements for the Establishment of New Mitigation Banks in the Fort Worth District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Dear Mr. Jasper and Ms. Moyer:

The undersigned organizations appreciate this opportunity to comment on the proposed “Guidelines Covering Specific Elements for the Establishment of New Mitigation Banks in the Fort Worth District” (proposed guidelines). Public Notice CESWF-18-MITB. We represent a wide cross section of the nation’s agriculture, construction, electric utility, mining, and business interests.

The majority of the undersigned associations represent companies with operations in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Fort Worth District that will be directly impacted by the proposed guidelines. However, our interest in the proposal goes beyond the significant impact it will have on projects within the Fort Worth District...