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    EPA and Army Corps of Engineers clarify protection for nation’s streams and wetlands

    On March 25, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) jointly released a proposed rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources. In addition, EPA and the Department of the Army for Civil Works announced an interpretive rule for the 404(f)(1)(A) exemption under the Clean Water Act. The interpretive rule clarifies what specific Natural Resources Conservation Service conservation practices qualify as "upland soil and water conservation practices" under the Clean Water Act. For more information, please visit www.epa.gov/uswaters.
  • Christian P.M. Klinefelter: Army Corps of Engineers Servant Leader

    Christian P.M. Klinefelter received the Meritorious Civilian Service Medal on Feb. 5 in a ceremony at the Headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, D.C. Klinefelter received the award for his leadership as the Chief of the Ministerial Engagement Team of the ISAF Joint Command Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan.