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This page contains  information about Regulatory Projects that may be of particular interest to the public.  Check this page often for project updates.

Lee Nuclear Station

Duke Energy has applied for a permit to impact wetlands and waters of the United States as part of the construction of the proposed William States Lee III Nuclear Station near Gaffney, in Cherokee County.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is serving as a cooperating agency with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC) in the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed project.  For more information please see the Public Notice issued by the Corps of Engineers and the Permit Drawings.  Also visit the USNRC website for a description of the overall project and EIS schedule.

Shipyard Creek

Shipyard Creek Associates, LLC has applied for a permit to conduct maintenance and new work dredging in association with the development of a private shipping terminal in Shipyard Creek, Charleston County, South Carolina. For more information, please see the Public Notice issued by the Corps of Engineers, the associated Permit Drawings, and the attached reports and associated documents.

Navy Base ICTF

Navy Base ICTF

The Charleston District is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement for the potential impacts associated with the proposed construction and operation of the Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF), located on the former Charleston Naval Complex in North Charleston, SC. Palmetto Railways intends to construct and operate an ICTF on the CNC in North Charleston, which would provide equal access to both Class I rail carriers serving Charleston- CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern Railway.The project site consists of approximately 90 acres for the intermodal facility site and an additional 42 acres for off-site road and rail improvements.

For more information, please visit http://navybaseictf.com/

I-73 Project


South Carolina Department of Transporation proposed a project for a national highway corridor that would provide a link from Michigan to South Carolina. The South Carolina section will consist of a 75.3 mile long, four-lane interstate. Since the I-73 Project would require the placing of fill material into waters of the United States, a permit is required prior to construction of the project. Please visit www.I73inSC.com for more information.