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Reissuance of Michigan Regional General Permits: A Public Notice was issued on July 1, announcing the reissuance of the Michigan Regional General Permit. All existing RGP categories remain in effect, and no new categories were added. Category J (Groins) has been removed from the RGP. Click Here for the Michigan RGP Public Notice. 

Regulatory Program News (04/06/2022): USACE is pleased to announce the release of ENG Forms 6116 (1-9), Automated Wetland Determination Data Sheet (ADS), and the associated "User Guide for Automated Wetland Determination Data Sheets" (User Guide).  These documents are available at the USACE Regulatory Headquarters website in both Portable Document Format (PDF) and Microsoft Excel (Excel) file formats. Click here to view the documents.

Practitioners, including the public, should, at a minimum, utilize the PDF versions of the Office of Management and Budget approved forms to document the presence or absence of wetlands for the applications related to the administration of the Clean Water Act (CWA) and the Rivers and Harbors Act (RHA). The Excel-based ADS is an optional tool.  However, the PDF versions do not provide the automated features found in the Excel-based versions. 

Regulatory Program News (01/05/2022):  Please click here to view the Navigable Water Protection Rule (NWPR) vacatur statement.

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