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Section 404 of the Clean Water Act

Beneficial Use Planning Manual

This document, the “Beneficial Use Planning Manual,” is a companion guide to the Technical Framework (EPA/USACE 2004).  The “Beneficial Use Planning Manual” builds upon the Technical Framework by providing practical guidance for project sponsors (e.g., government agencies, port authorities, marinas, industries, and private persons) and their potential partners for identifying, planning, financing, and implementing projects that use dredged material for beneficial purposes.

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