NPDES eRule Readiness Dashboard Version 2 (beta) – Request for Comments
State/Interstate Resources on COVID-19
Below is a list of emerging approaches, followed by state/interstate-specific resource pages and supplemental information. Note: States and interstates are continually adapting their COVID-19 response. In some cases, a state… Read More »
ACWA Redline Comparison between 2020 Navigable Waters Protection Rule and 2019 Proposed Rule Redefining WOTUS
ACWA used Microsoft Word redlines to compared the 2019 Proposed Rule Redefining “Waters of the United States” to the 2020 final rule defining “Waters of the United States”, known as… Read More »
Funding Chart FY 2021
A chart outlining Federal Appropriations and Proposed Budgets for several fiscal years for key Clean Water Act Programs.
H.R. 1497, The Water Quality Protection & Job Creation Act
Legislation reauthorizing the Clean Water State Revolving Fund and authorizes approximately $16.68 billion in infrastructure investment over the next five years to address America’s crumbling wastewater infrastructure and water quality… Read More »
WQS Variance Infographic
This infographic provides some basic information on Water Quality Standards Variances in an easy-to-understand, shareable format. This graphic covers: How WQS Variances work When they may be used Tips for… Read More »
EPA/USACE Proposed Mitigation Rule Revisions Presentation
A briefing presentation from the EPA and the Army Corps on upcoming plans to revise the Compensatory Mitigation for Losses of Aquatic Resources” (Mitigation Rule) (40 CFR Part 230, Subpart… Read More »
ACWA Memo on Waters of the State Stringency
ACWA memorandum on internal state authority to regulate waters of the state, based on a survey, dated March 2018.
Real Time Review Oversight Template
The template describes the overall purpose of the real-time review, and standards the EPA considers during the review. It describes the State-EPA agreed processes for selecting permits to review; timelines for review; tracking mechanisms for review progress; and process of dispute resolution. A list of acronyms is also provided.
WOTUS Discussion Questions for State Outreach Sessions
Discussion questions provided by EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers during state WOTUS outreach sessions.
FY 2019 Budget Chart
A chart of EPA’s budget including the FY 2019 omnibus bill
USACE Regulatory Policy Directives Memorandum on Duration of Permits and Jurisdictional Determinations, Timeframes for Clean Water Act Section 401 Water Quality Certifications, and Application of the 404(b)(1) Guidelines
A USACE memo to the agency, directing District Engineers to restrict the timeline for state review for 401 certification to 60 days. States may request additional time, but the decision… Read More »