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Army Corps of Engineers and EPA Announce Public Meetings to Discuss the Definition of “Waters of the United States”

On August 28, 2017, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a schedule of public meetings to discuss the Definition of “Waters of the United States”, including teleconferences tailored to specific sectors. EPA and the Corps will be conducting specific small entity outreach via a teleconference on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Eastern). Interested parties should RSVP to Joan B. Rodgers, EPA Small Business Ombudsman at 202-564-6568 or rogers.joanb@epa.gov. RSVPs will be accepted until Tuesday, September 12, 2017 or until capacity has been reached.

The Corps and EPA will also conduct an in-person meeting specifically for small entity outreach on Monday, October 23, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (Eastern). Interested parties should RSVP to Joan B. Rodgers, EPA Small Business Ombudsman at 202-564-6568 or rogers.joanb@epa.gov. RSVPs will be accepted until Friday, October 13, 2017 or until capacity has been reached.

The full schedule of meetings is listed in the Federal Register notice. In addition, the Corps and EPA will be accepting written public comments.

Written comments are due by November 28, 2017.

Read the full schedule of public meetings and submit written comments here.

Advocacy contact: Prianka Sharma at 202-205-6938.

Date: 
Monday, August 28, 2017