Symposium will highlight process to work in Michigan waters

Published Sept. 30, 2019

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District (Corps), along with the state of Michigan Environment, Great Lakes & Energy (EGLE,) announces an open forum for professional services to discuss and gather information about the processes to work in and around the Great Lakes.

The Corps and EGLE will host the event taking place October 17 to discuss regulatory authorities and jurisdiction, wetland delineation, how to complete a permit application, mitigation requirements, what is MiWaters, and how the Corps and EGLE coordinate permit evaluations. Contractors, consultants, municipal leaders and anyone potentially seeking a permit for a project can meet the Corps and EGLE representatives at the Alice and Jack Wirt Public Library at 500 Center Avenue in Bay City, Michigan.

The Corps and EGLE personnel are scheduled to address individual questions and concerns while providing information about the “big picture” regarding the regulatory program. The event’s teams are also planning to give helpful tips, provide guidelines and requirements and provide contact information for future use.

The forum will be held at the following location, date and time:

Who: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, regulatory staff and the state of Michigan Environment Great Lakes & Energy

What: The industry professionals and municipal leaders are invited to “Permit and Processes: Working in Michigan Waters” forum. All are welcome – RSVP is required.

When: Thursday, October 17 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Where: Alice and Jack Wirt Public Library, 500 Center Ave. Bay City, Michigan 48708

An RSVP is required. Please email intentions to

Go to: for additional information.

For any questions please call Lynn Rose, public affairs director at 313-226-4680.                                                                                   


Lynn Rose
313-300-0662 (cell)

Release no. 19-015