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Reissuance of Nationwide Permits and Final Regional Conditions for Michigan and Indiana:  A Public Notice (PN) was issued on March 8, 2021 announcing the issuance of 16 NWPs and associated Regional Conditions for both Michigan and Indiana, which went into effect on March 15, 2021, and will expire on March 14, 2026.  There are 40 existing NWPs that were not reissued or modified by the January 13, 2021 final rule.  Those NWPs remain in effect until March 18, 2022.

Updates to the National Wetland Plant List (NWPL):  24 March 2021 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), as part of an interagency effort with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), is announcing the availability of the draft changes to the 2020 NWPL and its web address to solicit public comments.  Click here to view the full details.   

Spring into Planning - Getting the Jump on General Permits: The USACE Regulatory  will be hosting a web series live every Wednesday (March 31-April 21, 2021) to focus on our most common General Permits projects. RSVP is required. For more information see here

Regulatory Program News (01/12/2021): The USACE Detroit District Regulatory Office a hosted virtual Outreach event regarding high water and shoreline protection.  The recording of the event is on our YouTube channel at:  

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The Department of the Army Regulatory Program is one of the oldest in the federal government. Our mission is to provide strong protection of  the Nations aquatic environment. This will be accomplished through: coordination with agencies and the public; fair, reasonable, and timely decisions; accurate and timely jurisdiction determinations; monitoring, compliance and enforcement of permit laws, regulations and policies.

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