Historic Compensatory Mitigation Guidance under CWA Section 404
This page contains links to historic compensatory mitigation guidance which has been superceded by the April 10, 2008 EPA/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Compensatory Mitigation Regulations
- 2002 Mitigation Regulatory Guidance Letter (RGL) 02-2 (PDF) (16 pp, 227K) - "Guidance on Compensatory Mitigation Projects for Aquatic Resource Impacts Under the Corps Regulatory Program Pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899".
- 2000 In-Lieu-Fee Mitigation Guidance (PDF) (9 pp, 276K) - Interagency guidance issued in 2000 to clarify the agencies' policy on the manner in which in-lieu-fee mitigation may be used to satisfy compensatory mitigation requirements.
- 1995 Mitigation Banking Guidance - Interagency guidance issued in 1995 to encourage the expanded use of mitigation banking. The document clarifies the agencies' policy on the establishment, use, and operation of mitigation banks.