Update on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers JD Delays in VA and MD

October 2022

On October 18, 2022, DEQ published an article acknowledging the “substantial delays” to be expected from stand-alone [...]

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Virginia’s 2022 Draft State Programmatic General Permit PASDO Released

October 2022

On October 17, 2022, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Norfolk District released the draft of [...]

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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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