DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, Regulatory Office and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality announce “Permits and Processes: Working in Michigan Waters," an in-depth look at both the Corps and MDEQ regulatory programs.
This symposium is designed to enhance the knowledge of contractors, consultants, municipalities and others who apply for permits on a professional basis and will discuss permit application and information requirements and the decision making processes. Throughout the day, focus will be on a hypothetical major development project to highlight the various aspects of the Corps and MDEQ permit application and evaluation processes.
WHAT: “Permits and Processes: Working in Michigan Waters”
WHEN: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
WHO: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, Regulatory Office and
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Water Resources Division
WHERE: The Charlevoix Public Library 220 West Clinton Street, Charlevoix, MI 49720
RSVP: Requested, but not required at 313-226-7495 or LRE_REG_Outreach@usace.army.mil
This will be an all-day event comprised of multiple sessions:
Overview of Corps and MDEQ Regulatory Authorities and Jurisdiction: The “big picture” of the Corps and MDEQ programs and services. Establishing the geographic extent of regulatory jurisdiction.
Wetland Delineations: Useful tips for delineations.
The Complete Permit Application: A guide to the specific information needed for a complete permit application package, focusing on common errors and omissions.
MiWaters: A tutorial of MDEQ’s online system for submitting and accessing permit applications and information.
Permit Coordination and Evaluation: Corps and MDEQ permit categories, endangered species and historic properties review, permit decision criteria, and enforcement programs.
Mitigation: A review of requirements for mitigation plans and monitoring reports.
Release no. 18-045