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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Issues Emergency Flooding Permit Public Notice

Published Sept. 23, 2013

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., – In an effort to assist New Mexicans who have been adversely affected by the recent floods, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, has issued an emergency permit (Regional General Permit NM-12-01 for Repair and Protection Activities in Emergency Situations). This permit can be used to authorize emergency post-flooding projects in New Mexico under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.

If you are implementing an emergency project that may impact a water of the United States, please contact the Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District Regulatory Office, 505.342.3678, before you begin work.

“The Corps can issue an Emergency Regional General Permit in a matter of days,” said Marcy Leavitt, New Mexico-Texas branch chief, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

To obtain a copy of this public notice please visit this link:

Questions concerning this public notice should be sent to:

Albuquerque District Corps of Engineers
Regulatory Division (CESPA-RD)
ATTN: Marcy Leavitt
4101 Jefferson Plaza NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109



Marcy Leavitt

Release no. 13-010