Posted 4/18/2014


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army Civil Works (Army) announce a Notice of Availability for a 45-day public comment period in the Federal Register for an interpretive rule for the 404(f)(1)(A) exemption under the Clean Water Act.  The public comment period begins on April 21, 2014 and ends on June 05, 2014.  This interpretative rule became effective on April 3, 2014. Click here for the Public Notice announcing the Federal Register publication and how to submit comments on the implementation and to inform future revision of the interpretive rule.  For additional information regarding the applicability of the exemptions click here or for the Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Agriculture, EPA, and the Army click here which includes the list of conservation practice standards click here.