Maine’s In-Lieu Fee: USACE Seeks Comments on 13 Projects
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.