Final 2022 SPGPs Released

August 2022

On August 4, 2022 the Norfolk District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) announced the [...]

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Monarch Butterfly – Endangered, but Not Federally Listed (Yet)

July 2022

The iconic monarch butterfly, widely acknowledged to be facing the existential threat of habitat loss and other [...]

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Virginia’s 2017 SPGP Expires May 31

May 2022

Virginia’s 2017 State Programmatic General Permit (17-SPGP-01) expires May 31, 2022, when it will be replaced by [...]

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Waters of the U.S.: Back to 1986 (again)

August 2021

On August 30, 2021, a U.S. District Judge reversed the major Trump administration changes to the definition [...]

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WOTUS Public Comment

August 2021

On July 30, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced [...]

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VMRC Tidal Wetland Guidelines

August 2021

On May 25, 2021, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) unanimously adopted revisions to their Tidal Wetland [...]

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MDSPGP-5 expiring

August 2021

The Maryland State Programmatic General Permit-5 (MDSPGP-5), used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to authorize [...]

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Air Permit Reporting Deadline Ahead

February 2021

The deadline for Air Quality Permit holders in Virginia to file 2020 Annual Update Reports and Emissions [...]

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Regulatory Freeze and Exec. Orders

February 2021

On January 20, 2021, the Biden Administration announced a Regulatory Freeze Pending Review for any rules published [...]

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MBTA Changes

February 2021

On January 7, 2021, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service published the Final Rule for the Regulations [...]

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