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  • Planning Assistance to the States and Tribal Nations

    The Planning Assistance to States program is authorized by Section 22 of WRDA 1974, as amended, and is often referred to by the acronym, PAS, and sometimes referred to as the “Section 22” program.
  • Regulatory Program - West Virginia

    Regulatory permits and programs specific for the State of West Virginia.
  • Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS)

    The Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS) is an extensive deepwater navigation network that spans 1,600 miles, encompassing all five Great Lakes and connecting channels from Duluth, Minnesota, to Ogdensburg, New York. There are 60 commercial and 80 recreational harbors, two operational locks, 104 miles of breakwaters and jetties, and over 600 miles of well-maintained navigation channels. Additionally, the GLNS is intricately linked to several other shallow draft waterways, such as the Illinois Waterway and New York State Barge Canal, forming a crucial waterborne transportation network that extends deep into North America.
  • Water Quality

    Water quality teams are responsible for monitoring and evaluating water quality within the corps' reservoirs and several river miles of the Ohio River within the Great Lake and Ohio River Division civil-works boundaries.
  • Environmental Program

    As the nation’s environmental engineer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages one of the largest federal environmental missions: restoring degraded ecosystems; constructing sustainable facilities; regulating waterways; managing natural resources; and, cleaning up contaminated sites from past military activities. 
  • Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program

    Under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is cleaning up sites with contamination resulting from the Nation’s early atomic energy program.
  • Regulatory Program

    The Department of the Army Regulatory Program is one of the oldest in the Federal Government. Initially it served a fairly simple, straightforward purpose: to protect and maintain the navigable capacity of the nation's waters. Time, changing public needs, evolving policy, case law, and new statutory mandates have changed the complexion of the program, adding to its breadth, complexity, and authority. The Regulatory Program is committed to protecting the Nation's aquatic resources and navigation capacity, while allowing reasonable development through fair and balanced decisions. The Corps evaluates permit applications for essentially all construction activities that occur in the Nation's waters, including wetlands.
  • Section 531 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1996

    Section 531 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-303) provides a program of Federal assistance through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) that allows for design and/or construction assistance to non-Federal entities for water-related environmental infrastructure, environmental restoration, and resource protection and development projects including projects for wastewater treatment and related facilities, water supply and related facilities, surface water resource protection and development, and small stream flooding, local storm water drainage, and related problems.
  • Section 594 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1999

    Section 594 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1999 (Public Law 106-53) provides a program of Federal assistance through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) that allows for design and/or construction assistance to non-Federal entities for water-related environmental infrastructure and resource protection and development projects, including projects for wastewater treatment and related facilities, combined sewer overflow, water supply, storage, treatment, and related facilities, mine drainage, environmental restoration, and surface water resources protection and development.
  • Section 340 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1992

    Section 340 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1992 (Public Law 102-580) provides a program of Federal assistance through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) that allows for design and/or construction assistance to non-Federal entities for water-related environmental infrastructure and resource protection and development projects, including projects for wastewater treatment and related facilities, water supply, storage, treatment and distribution facilities, environmental restoration, and surface water resources protection and development