Expiration date: 10/14/2020
On September 15, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published in the Federal Register its proposal to reissue the 52 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and issue five new NWPs. NWPs are general permits issued on a nationwide basis to streamline the authorization of activities that result in no more than minimal individual and cumulative adverse environmental effects. Many of the proposed NWPs require notification to the district engineer before
commencing those activities to ensure that the activities authorized by those NWPs cause no more than minimal individual and cumulative adverse environmental effects. National Issues Concerning the Proposed NWPs: The Federal Register notice is the public’s opportunity to comment on the proposed NWPs, general conditions, and definitions. Comments on national issues relating to these NWPs should be submitted to docket number
COE-2020-0002 at www.regulations.gov, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Directorate of Civil Works, ATTN: CECW-CO-R, 441 G Street, N.W., Washington,D.C. 20314-1000. Instructions for submitting comments are provided in the September 15, 2020
Federal Register notice. Comments on the proposed NWPs are due by November 16, 2020.