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Corps of Engineers initiates emergency permitting procedures for flood-impacted areas in Minnesota

Published July 10, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently established emergency permitting procedures for areas impacted by the recent flooding across Minnesota.

The emergency permitting procedures include Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act. 

A public notice with information about the procedures is available on the St. Paul District website:  http://www.mvp.usace.army.mil/Missions/Regulatory/SpecialNotices.aspx.

Citizens in need of a Corps permit for flood-related issues should call (800) 290-5847, ext. 5525, or
e-mail floodresponsejune2014@usace.army.mil for more information.

The nearly 650 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, employees working at more than 40 sites in five upper-Midwest states serve the American public in the areas of environmental enhancement, navigation, flood damage reduction, water and wetlands regulation, recreation sites and disaster response. Through the Corps’ Fiscal Year 2011 $175 million budget, nearly 2,800 non-Corps jobs were added to the regional economy as well as $271 million to the national economy. For more information, see www.mvp.usace.army.mil.

 

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