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Notice for Proposals: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Notice for Proposals: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Federal Register

Notice for Proposals: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD has issued a notice for proposals pursuant to

Section 7001 of Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA)

2014, as amended. This requires the Secretary of the Army annually submit to the

Congress a report (Annual Report) that identifies feasibility reports, proposed

feasibility studies submitted by non-Federal interests, proposed modifications to

authorized water resources development projects or feasibility studies, and proposed

modifications to environmental infrastructure program authorities that meet certain

criteria. The Annual Report is to be based, in part, upon requests for proposals

submitted by non-Federal interests.

Proposals must be submitted online by August 27, 2019.

For more information, send an email to the help desk at

WRRDA7001Proposal@usace.army.mil or call Lisa Kiefel, Planning and Policy Division,

Headquarters, USACE, Washington, DC at 202-761-0626.

To be included in the first table within the Annual Report table, the proposals must

meet the following criteria:

1. Are related to the missions and authorities of the USACE; involve a proposed or

existing USACE water resources project or effort whose primary purpose is

flood and storm damage reduction, commercial navigation, or aquatic ecosystem

restoration. Following long-standing USACE practice, related proposals such as for

recreation, hydropower, or water supply, are eligible for inclusion if undertaken

in conjunction with such a project or effort.

2. Require specific congressional authorization, including by an Act of Congress;

Comprise the Following Cases

a. Requires Construction Authorization

  • Signed Chief's Reports;
  • Non-Federal feasibility reports submitted to the Secretary of the Army under
  • Section 203 of WRDA 1986, as amended, under Administration review;
  • Ongoing feasibility studies that are expected to result in a Chief's Report;
  • and,
  • Proposed modifications to authorized water resources development
  • projects requested by non-Federal interests.

b. Seeking Study Authorization

  • New feasibility studies proposed by non-Federal interests through the
  • Section 7001 of WRRDA 2014 process will be evaluated by the USACE to
  • determine whether or not there is existing study authority, and
  • Proposed modifications to studies requested by non-Federal interests through
  • the Section 7001 of WRRDA 2014 process will be evaluated by the USACE to determine whether or not there is existing study authority.

The full notice can be found here:

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/04/29/2019-08583/proposals-by-non

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