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MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT
WATER AND SCIENCE ADMINISTRATION
1800 WASHINGTON BOULEVARD
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND 21230

   

Notice of Applications Received for State Permits

 

July 1, 2018 

 
The Water and Science Administration has received the applications listed below.  A preliminary review has indicated that the listed projects may be subject to the opportunity for a public hearing once the application is substantially complete.  Projects may be significantly altered during the review process.  The applications and related information are available for inspection and copying.  You may also request written notice of any hearing opportunity by having your name placed on the interested persons list for each project in which you are interested.  To inspect the file or to have your name placed on the interested persons list, contact the assigned division at the telephone number indicated below no later than August 1, 2018, unless otherwise noted in the Public Notice.
   
 

Nontidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3571

​Baltimore County
 
201860780/18-NT-0147: BALTIMORE GAS & ELECTRIC COMPANY, 1699 Leandenhall Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21230, has applied to upgrade the electrical infrastructure at the Tradepoint Atlantic property with construction of a new power substation and new monopole 115kV overhead transmission line. The work also includes removal of two existing small substations and their associated lattice tower transmission line. The work will result in permanent impacts to 550 square feet of isolated, emergent (PEM) nontidal wetlands, 1,650 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer and the permanent conversion of 74,722 square feet of forested (PFO) nontidal wetlands to 74,722 square feet of emergent (PEM) nontidal wetlands. The work will also result in temporary impacts to 25,573 square feet of emergent (PEM) nontidal wetlands and 34,995 square feet of 25-foot nontidal wetland buffer. The work will impact Humphrey Creek (Use I). Mitigation is required and will be provided by construction of off-site mitigation. The project is located at the Tradepoint Atlantic property formerly known as the Sparrows Point facility in Baltimore County. Written comments, requests for a public informational hearing and requests to be included on the interested persons list may be sent by August 1, 2018 to the Maryland Department of the Environment, Attn: Cheryl Kerr, 1800 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230 or at Cheryl.Kerr@maryland.gov or 410-537-3911. Any further notices concerning actions on the application will be provided only by mail to those persons on the interested persons list. Please refer to Subsection 5-907 of the Annotated Code of Maryland or the Code of Maryland Regulations 26.23.02 for information regarding the application process.
 
 

Tidal Wetlands Division - (410) 537-3837

​Anne Arundel County
 
201860484/18-WL-0266: ROMAR PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, 12 Romar Drive, Annapolis, Maryland 21403, has applied to install ten boatlifts of various dimensions within existing slips and lengthen nine finger piers by up to 20 feet, for a total maximum length of 32 feet channelward of the mean high water line at an existing bulkhead; to construct a 25 foot-long by 5 foot-wide jetty from an existing, 5 foot-long stub groin, for a total length of 30 feet from the mean high water line; and to mechanically maintenance dredge a 0.38 acre area, including a 250 foot-long by 50 foot-wide basin to an average depth of 3 feet below mean low water, and a 120 foot long by 30 foot-wide channel to a depth of 4 feet below mean low water; to deposit approximately 752 cubic yards of dredged material at an approved upland disposal site; and to provide for periodic maintenance dredging for six years. The purpose of the project is to maintain navigable access and safety for the community marina. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on Aberdeen Creek in Anne Arundel County. For more information, please contact Melissa McCanna at Melissa.Mccanna@maryland.gov or at 410-537-4053.
 
201860822/18-WL-0500: LITTLE MAGOTHY RIVER ASSOCIATION, 1096 Magothy Circle, Annapolis, Maryland 21401, has applied to conduct three sediment core borings for study and evaluation; to mechanically maintenance dredge an approximately 132,186 square-foot channel consisting of the following sections: A) 1,310 foot-long by a maximum of 77 foot-wide to a depth of -6.0 feet at mean low water, and B) 977 foot-long to a maximum of 55 foot-wide to a depth of -5.0 feet at mean low water; and to transport and deposit approximately 5,270 cubic yards of dredged material at the Edwin A. & John O. Crandell, Inc. DMP site located at 733 Crandell Road, West River, MD 20778 or another approved site in Anne Arundel County for disposal. The purpose of the project is to improve navigable access between the Magothy River and the Little Magothy River in Anne Arundel County. For more information contact Matt Wallach at Matthew.Wallach@maryland.gov or at 410-537-3527.
 
Baltimore City
 
201760096/17-WL-0057 (R1): VULCAN CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, 875 Oxford Avenue, Hanover, Pennsylvania 17331, has applied to mechanically maintenance dredge the Brooklyn Sales Yard, aggregate barge loading site, of an area 700 foot-long by 60 foot wide, 42,000 square feet (.96 acres) to a depth of 14 feet below mean low water in three phases; 1) Center area, .22 acres, removing 280 cubic yards of material, 2) Eastern section, .43 acres, removing 2,342 cubic yards of material, 3) Western area, .32 acres, removing 2,811 cubic yards of material. Proposed 6,433 cubic yards of material will placed on the adjacent upland site and be recycled for reuse; 4) Provide periodic maintenance dredging over a six year period. The purpose of the project is to restore adequate water depth for safe vessel navigation. The project is located on the Patapsco River at 420 Frankfurst Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21226. For more information please contact Robert Rushlow at Robert.Rushlow@maryland.gov or 410-537-4023.
 
Charles County
 
201860773/18-WL-0468: CHARLES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, 1001 Radio Station Road, La Plata, Maryland 20646, has applied to create approximately 1.3 acres of wetlands by filling, grading, and planting marsh vegetation along 1,755 feet of eroding shoreline with 1,425 cubic yards of sand and a low profile, stone, sand containment sill emplaced within a maximum of 50 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The project is located on the Potomac River along Greenwood Avenue, in Charles County. The purpose of the project is to control shore erosion. For more information, please contact Justin Bereznak at Justin.Bereznak@maryland.gov or 410-537-3782.
 
Prince George's County
 
201860674/18-WL-0407: PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT, 1801 McCormick Drive, Suite 500, Largo, Maryland 20774, has applied to construct 330 feet of continuous low profile coir fiber log, sand containment structure extending a maximum of 100 feet channelward of the mean high water line; and fill and grade with 467 cubic yards of sand along 330 feet of eroding shoreline and plant with approximately 0.34 acres of tidal freshwater marsh vegetation. The purpose of the project is to provide shoreline erosion control for the County’s Total Maximum Daily Load program. The proposed project is located within the tidal waters on the Potomac River in Prince George’s County at Potomac River Waterfront Park, between Rosilie Island and the Woodrow Wilson Bridge/Capital Beltway Outer Loop. For more information, please contact Melissa McCanna at Melissa.Mccanna@maryland.gov or at 410-537-4053.
 
Worcester County
 
201860754/18-WL-0459: HARBOR LIGHTS OF OCEAN CITY, LLC, 13060, 13062, 13064, 13066 and 13068 Old Bridge Road, West Ocean City, Maryland 21842, has applied to install approximately 300 linear feet of steel bulkhead along with the placement rip rap revetment in front of the new bulkhead, all extending a maximum of 32 feet channelward of the mean high water line. The purpose of the project is to control shoreline erosion. The project is located on the Sinepuxent Bay at 13060, 13062, 13066 & 13068 Old Bridge Road in West Ocean City, MD. For additional information, please contact Joseph R. Kincaid at Joe.Kincaid@maryland.gov or 410-901-4044.