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Inside EPA - 07/05/2019

EPA, Army Corps Seek States’ Input On Wetlands Mitigation Rule Changes

June 28, 2019
EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers are seeking states’ feedback on possible changes to the agencies’ 2008 wetlands mitigation banking rule, ahead of a formal proposal expected by the end of the year as part of the Trump administration’s push to accelerate permitting of energy projects. In a recent meeting with state regulators, EPA and the Corps outlined potential revisions the agencies are considering, such as eliminating or modifying the interagency process for reviewing planned mitigation banks and in-lieu...

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