States Seek Corps’ Talks To Resolve Fight Over CWA Permit Certifications

May 13, 2021
Attorneys general (AGs) from six states are urging the Army Corps of Engineers to “change course and engage with” states to solve a dispute over states’ role in issuing Clean Water Act (CWA) water quality certifications for a slew of Corps-issued dredge-and-fill general permits, saying the states and EPA have proposed possible resolutions. “We mince no words: the Corps’ actions will cost jobs, millions of dollars in unnecessary delays, and will allow some projects to go forward without any conditions...

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