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Section 404 of the Clean Water Act

Proposed Rule Fill Material under CWA Section 404 (April 2000)

On April 20, 2000, the Department of the Army (Army) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) jointly proposed to revise their Clean Water Act (CWA) regulations defining the term ‘‘fill material.’’ The proposed rule is below. The agencies published the final rule on May 9, 2002, reconciling their previously differing Clean Water Act section 404 regulations defining the term "fill material" and amended their definition of "discharge of fill material." 

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