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Category Archives: Section 404

By Jeanne Christie, Executive Director, ASWM Executive Order 13777,  issued 2/24/17, directs agencies to establish a Regulatory Reform Task Force to oversee the evaluation of existing regulations to make recommendations about potential repeal, replacement, or modification. In response the U.S. … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie, Executive Director, ASWM An important and timely milestone was achieved on Friday, January 6 with publication of the final rule on Issuance and Reissuance of §404 Nationwide Permits in the Federal Register.  For those that prefer a … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie The Nationwide Permit Program for Clean Water Act Section §404 permits and Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 §10 permits was established by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1977. It allows the Corps to grant general … Continue reading

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By Peg Bostwick, ASWM Most state wetland programs managers are familiar with the provision of Clean Water Act §404 which allows a state that has its own dredge and fill permit program to assume responsibility for permitting under §404 as … Continue reading

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by Brenda Zollitsch On April 30, 2014, ASWM published its Report on State Definitions, Jurisdiction and Mitigation Requirements in State Programs for Ephemeral, Intermittent and Perennial Streams in the United States.  ASWM interviewed state staff working on stream mitigation in … Continue reading

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On March 25, 2014 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) released a proposed rule to clarify Clean Water Act Jurisdiction.  On the same day they issued an Interpretive Rule, effective immediately, that defines … Continue reading

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