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  • Site Data
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    Wetland and stream mitigation credits available include:

    • Upper Muskingum 8-digit HUC service areas (05040001), (05040002), (05040003)
    • Lower Muskingum 8-digit HUC service areas (05040004), (05040005), (05040006)
    • Upper Scioto 8-digit HUC service areas (05060001)
    • Lower Scioto 8-digit HUC service areas (05060002), (05060003)

  • Description
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    The Huntington in-lieu fee program (ILFP) operates in two service areas in east and central Ohio within the Muskingum and Scioto 6-digit HUC watersheds in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Huntington District. The Steam + Wetlands Foundation ILFP provides third-party compensatory mitigation for unavoidable impacts to wetlands & streams delineated as waters of the United States and waters of the State of Ohio. The ILFP may be used by permit applicants to satisfy the compensatory wetlands mitigation requirements of permits issued under Section 404 and 401 of the Clean Water Act, the Ohio Isolated Wetlands Permit Program (IWP, ORC 6111), and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act.

    For impacts to non-jurisdictional waters, the service area is as follows:

    • For impacts to isolated Category 1 wetlands of any size and isolated Category 2 wetlands authorized under a level 1 review, the service area  includes the entire Ohio portion of the Corps District where impacts are located(ORC §6111.022);
    • For impacts to isolated Category 2 wetlands greater than 0.5 acre and isolated Category 3 wetlands of any size, the service area  will encompass the 6-digit HUC service areas defined above for jurisdictional waters.

    Compensatory mitigation of impacts outside the service areas can be considered by the permitting agencies on a case-by-case basis consistent with applicable state and federal regulations and laws, including 33 CFR §325, 33 CFR §332, ORC §6111, and Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) §3745-1-54

Two In-Lieu Fee Mitigation Service Areas in East + Central Ohio


Huntington District

S+W’s ILF programs operate in two geographically distinct service areas in the 45,000-square-mile Huntington District in east and central Ohio.

  • Upper Muskingum 8-digit HUC service areas (05040001), (05040002), (05040003)
  • Lower Muskingum 8-digit HUC service areas (05040004), (05040005), (05040006)
  • Upper Scioto 8-digit HUC service areas (05060001)
  • Lower Scioto 8-digit HUC service areas (05060002), (05060003)

Wetland Mitigation Credits Available In The Huntington District

 Service Area  8-Digit HUC  Credits Available  Cost Per Credit
Tuscarawas 05040001  05040002 05040003  22.4  $70,000
Upper Scioto  05060001 59.7  $70,000

 

Stream Mitigation Credits Available In The Huntington District

 Service Area  8-Digit HUC  Credits Available  Cost Per Credit
Tuscarawas, Mohican, Walhonding, Muskingum, Wills, Licking 05040001, 05040002, 05040003, 05040004, 05040005,  05040006  99,09  $360
Upper Scioto,  Lower Scioto, Paint  05060001, 05060002, 05060003  26,386  $360

Additional Information About This Program

Consistent with state law and Ohio USACE and Ohio EPA guidance, compensatory mitigation for impacts to isolated and jurisdictional Category 1 wetlands of any size and isolated Category 2 wetlands of 0.5 acre or less may be mitigated at any ILF wetland mitigation project located within the Ohio portion of the Huntington District provided that mitigation credits of the appropriate resource type are not available at an approved mitigation bank.

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