Public Notices

EPA Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OW-2011-0880

4/18/2014
On 21 April 2014, the USEPA and the Corps of Engineers (Corps) are publishing for public comment a proposed rule defining the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA), in light of the U.S. Supreme Court cases in U.S. v. Riverside Bayview, Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (SWANCC), and Rapanos v. United States (Rapanos). The proposed rule was developed to enhance protection for the nation’s public health and aquatic resources, and increase CWA program predictability and consistency by increasing clarity as to the scope of “waters of the United States” protected under the Act.

EPA Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OW-2013-0820

4/18/2014
On 21 April 2014, the USEPA and the Corps of Engineers (Corps) are publishing a Notice of Availability and Public Comment to announce the availability of an interpretive rule regarding the applicability of the exemption from permitting provided under section 404(f)(1)(A) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) for discharges of dredged and/or fill material associated with certain agricultural conservation practices based on the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) conservation practice standards that are designed and implemented to protect and enhance water quality. The interpretive rule was effective on April 03, 2014.

LRE-2012-00173-51-S13

4/14/2014
Proposed Marina with Floating Docks, Finger Piers, and a Boardwalk in Lake Macatawa, at Holland, Michigan.

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The Soo Locks webcam have been temporarily disabled until further notice

The Soo Locks webcam (as well as all Corps webcams) have been temporarily disabled until further
Published: 4/10/2014

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DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces the Soo Locks in Sault Ste.
Published: 3/28/2014

Detroit Corps office receives more than $17 million in recently approved Work Plan

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Published: 3/28/2014

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