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SPECIAL ANNOUNCMENT: COVID-19 and Processing of Department of the Army Applications

In response to the evolving COVID-19 public health emergency, the Regulatory Division staff are currently executing our mission via telework. As such, please click on the Contact a Regulatory Branch link at the top left-side of this webpage to access area of responsibility maps that contain telephone numbers for our project managers.  For the immediate future, we also request that you submit all Department of the Army permit applications and other related documents electronically.

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Regulatory (Permits)

The Regulatory Program is committed to protecting the Nation's aquatic resources, while allowing reasonable development through fair, flexible and balanced permit decisions. The Corps evaluates permit applications for essentially all construction activities that occur in the Nation's waters, including wetlands.

PUBLIC NOTICE EMAIL LIST:  If you would like to be notified by email when we publish new public notices for proposed projects or Regulatory program changes in your area, please contact your local Regulatory office to request to be added to our email list.

LATEST NEWS - 2018 National Wetland Plant List

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), as part of an interagency effort with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), is announcing the availability of the final 2018 National Wetland Plant List (NWPL). The Federal Register Notice for the 2018 NWPL update can be found here: https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-05-18/pdf/2020-10630.pdf.

The NWPL provides plant species indicator status ratings, which are used in determining whether the hydrophytic vegetation factor is met when conducting wetland delineations under the Clean Water Act and wetland determinations under the Wetland Conservation Provisions of the Food Security Act. Other applications of the NWPL include wetland restoration, establishment, and enhancement projects. The list is effective as of May 18, 2020 and will be used in any wetland delineations performed after this date. Completed wetland delineation/determination forms should reference the version of the NWPL used to complete the form.  The final NWPL is available at http://wetland-plants.usace.army.mil/.  State, regional, and national lists can also be downloaded from this site.

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