Archive: February 2012
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today announced the start of a 60-day public comment period on the draft Process for Requesting a Variance from Vegetation Standards for Levees and Floodwalls.
USACE announced today revised and renewed nationwide permits necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. The permits are necessary to replace existing permits, which expire on March 18, 2012. The new NWPs will take effect March 19, 2012.
The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2013 includes $4.731 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released its work plans for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2012. The Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2012, Division B of Public Law 112-74, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, signed into law by President Obama on December 23, provided total FY12 appropriations for the Army Civil Works program of $5.002 billion.