An official website of the United States government.

Section 404 of the Clean Water Act

The Role of the Federal Standard in the Beneficial Use of Dredged Material

A guide for USACE Districts, other federal agencies, state agencies, local governments, and private interest groups. The Federal Standard Paper provides guidance on using dredged material as a resource to achieve environmental and economic benefits.


You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.