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Section 404 of the Clean Water Act

Submission of Assumable Waters Subcommittee's Final Report (May 2017)

Submission of the Assumable Waters Subcommittee's Final Report

On May 10, 2017, the Assumable Waters Subcommittee presented its recommendations to National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT) regarding how EPA could clarify for which waters a state or tribe may assume Clean Water At Section 404 permitting authority and for which waters the USACE retains this permitting authority.

NACEPT accepted the report submitted by the subcommittee in its entirety and transmitted it along with a cover letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on June 2nd, 2017. 

Attached below are the power point presented to the full NACEPT committee, the final report submitted to NACEPT and the NACEPT's memo transmitting the final report to the Administrator.


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