Regional General Permit 37 for Stream Stabilization Projects in Colorado
Expiration Date: October 10, 2022
SUMMARY: The District Engineers for Albuquerque, Omaha, and Sacramento Districts of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) hereby issue Regional general Permit (RGP) 37 for Stream Stabilization Projects in Colorado. The purpose of this public notice is to notify interested parties of the availability of the effective immediately.
AUTHORITY: Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1889 (33 U.S.C. 403) and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. 1344).
AREAS OF COVERAGE: This RGP is applicable to all waters of the U.S. within the State of Colorado, including but not limited to; rivers, creeks, ponds, reservoirs, and wetlands.
SCOPE OF ACTIVITIES: Activities authorized by this RGP are limited to stream bank and stream bed stabilization activities, including riprap, grade control, and in-stream structures, such as jetties, and weirs, within the State of Colorado, for a full description of the activities and proposed conditions, see the attached permit. Activities that do not comply with the provisions of the RGP may require a standard individual permit.
LENGTH OF AUTHORIZATION: This RGP will expire five years from the date of issuance.
OTHER GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORIZATIONS: The State of Colorado has certified the activities authorized by this permit under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act. For projects located on Southern Ute Indian Lands, the permitee must obtain an individual water quality certification (WQC) from the U.S> Environmental Protection Agency. For projects located on Ute Mountain Indian Lands, the permitee must obtain a WQC from the Ute Mountain Tribe. Please refer to RGP 37 Notification Procedure No. 9 for more information on how to apply for an individual WQC for projects located in Indian Country.