The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comments on 13 projects which have applied for 2017 funding through Maine’s In-Lieu Fee program, the Maine Natural Resources Conservation Program (MNRCP).
The sponsor for the program is the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, said USACE in their release.
The In-Lieu Fee (ILF) program serves as an alternative form of compensation for impacts to aquatic resources authorized by the New England District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and/or the state of Maine Department of Environmental Protection.
These projects were submitted in response to a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued in July 2017. The RFP includes the criteria used to evaluate projects, the information required for a proposal, and other related information.
Public comments on these 13 projects which have applied for funding through the Maine In-Lieu Fee Program, the Maine Natural Resources Conservation Program should be submitted in writing no later than November 16, 2017 to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District.