to Waters of the US Draft Guidance
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have extended the public comment period by 30 days for the draft guidance on Identifying Waters Protected by the Clean Water Act. In response to requests from state and local officials, as well as other stakeholders, EPA and the Corps will take additional comment until July 31, 2011 on this important draft guidance that aims to protect U.S. waters. These waters are critical for the health of the American people, the economy and ecosystems in communities across the country.
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|UPDATE - COMMENT PERIOD FOR CONSTRUCTION GENERAL PERMIT IS EXTENDED TO JULY 11, 2011
EPA Extends Comment Period for Draft Construction General Permit
EPA is extending the public comment period for the draft Construction General Permit (CGP) from June 24, 2011, to July 11, 2011, to give stakeholders additional time to review the draft permit and provide comments. The draft permit was published on April 25, 2011.
The draft CGP includes a number of modifications to the current permit, many of which are necessary to implement the new Effluent Limitations Guidelines and New Source Performance Standards for Construction and Development point sources, known as the "C&D rule."