Contact Information

 Minnesota

USACE_Requests_MN@usace.army.mil

 Field Office Address
 Bemidji 4111 Technology
Drive NW, Suite 295
Bemidji, MN 56601
218-444-6381
 Brainerd 10867 East Gull Lake Drive NW
Brainerd, MN 56401
651-290-5767
 Duluth 600 South Lake
Avenue, Suite 211
Duluth, MN 55802
218-788-6408
 La Crescent 1114 South Oak Street
La Crescent, MN 55947
651-290-5902
 Wisconsin

USACE_Requests_WI@usace.army.mil

 Field Office

 Address

 Brookfield 250 North Sunnyslope
Road, Suite 296
Brookfield, WI 53005
262-641-5498

 Green
   Bay

211 North Broadway
Street, Suite 221
Green Bay, WI 54303
920-448-2824
 Hayward

10637 Hayward Court
Unit 2
Hayward, WI 54843
715-934-2170

 La Crescent 1114 South Oak Street
La Crescent, MN 55947
651-290-5903
 Stevens
   Point
2926 Post Road,
Suite B
Stevens Point, WI 54481
715-345-7911

 District Headquarters

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
St. Paul District - Regulatory

332 Minnesota St., Suite E1500
St. Paul, MN 55101

Tel: (651) 290-5525
800-290-5847 x 5525
 

 Agricultural Inquiries

Tel: (651) 290-5378

Email

  All regional general permit (RGP) activities must be conducted in accordance with RGP terms and conditions, and the appropriate 401 water quality certification conditions. RGP terms and conditions can be downloaded for each specific RGP below. The 401 water quality decision that applies to your project location can be found by selecting your project's location from the 401 certification text box below. If a 401 water quality certification has not been granted for your project's location or activity, you must obtain an individual 401 water quality certification or waiver from the appropriate 401 certifying agency. 

Regional General Permits available for use in Minnesota and Wisconsin

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 Bank Stabilization and Habitat Improvement

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Regulated activities conducted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Bank Stabilization and Habitat Improvement Regional General Permit (RGP or permit) are authorized in the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota and on Indian Reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota.  Certain regulated activities require an applicant to submit pre-construction notification (PCN) and receive written St. Paul District Corps of Engineers Regulatory Branch (Corps) verification prior to commencing work. Refer to the appropriate sections of this permit for a description of RGP procedures, eligible activities, conditions, exclusions, and application instructions.

 Beach Creation and Nourishment

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Regulated activities conducted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Beach Creation and Nourishment Regional General Permit (RGP or permit) are authorized in the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota and on Indian Reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota.  Refer to the appropriate sections of this permit for a description of RGP procedures, eligible activities, conditions, exclusions, and application instructions.

 

 Beach Raking

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Regulated activities conducted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Beach Raking Regional General Permit (RGP or permit) are authorized in the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota and on Indian Reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota.  Certain regulated activities require an applicant to submit pre‐construction notification (PCN) and receive written St. Paul District Corps of Engineers Regulatory Branch (Corps) verification prior to commencing work. Refer to the appropriate sections of this permit for a description of RGP procedures, eligible activities, conditions, exclusions, and application instructions.

 Minor Discharges

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Regulated activities conducted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Minor Discharges Regional General Permit (RGP or permit) are authorized in the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota and on Indian Reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota, except for Section 404 activities in the following three 8-digit hydrologic unit codes (HUCs) in the Lake Superior Basin of Wisconsin: 04010301, 04010302, and 04020300. The excluded HUCs are also shown in a map attached to the end of this permit. This exclusion does not apply to Section 404 activities proposed within the exterior boundaries
of the Bad River Reservation or the Red Cliff Reservation, regardless of HUC. Refer to the appropriate sections of this permit for a description of RGP procedures, eligible activities, conditions, exclusions, and application instructions.

 Piers and docks

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Regulated activities conducted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Piers and Docks Regional General Permit (RGP or permit) are authorized in the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota and on Indian Reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Refer to the appropriate sections of this permit for a description of RGP procedures, eligible activities, conditions, exclusions, and application instructions.

 Transportation

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Regulated activities conducted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Transportation Regional General Permit (RGP or permit) are authorized in the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota and on Indian Reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota.  Certain regulated activities require an applicant to submit pre‐construction notification (PCN) and receive written St. Paul District Corps of Engineers Regulatory Branch (Corps) verification prior to commencing work. Refer to the appropriate sections of this permit.

 Utility

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Regulated activities conducted in accordance with all applicable terms and conditions of the Utility Regional General Permit (RGP or permit) are authorized in the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota and on Indian Reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota, excluding Section 404 activities in the following three 8-digit hydrologic unit codes (HUCs) in the Lake Superior Basin of Wisconsin: 04010301, 04010302, and 04020300. The excluded HUCs are also shown in a map attached to the end of this permit. This exclusion does not apply to Section 404 activities proposed within the exterior boundaries of the Bad River Reservation or the Red Cliff Reservation, regardless of HUC. Certain activities require an applicant to submit pre-construction notification (PCN) and receive written St. Paul District Corps of Engineers Regulatory Branch (Corps) verification prior to commencing work. Refer to the appropriate sections of this permit for a description of RGP procedures, eligible activities, conditions, exclusions, and application instructions.

 Wildlife Ponds

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Regulated activities conducted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Wildlife Ponds Regional General Permit (RGP or permit) are authorized in the States of Wisconsin and Minnesota and on Indian Reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota.  Refer to the appropriate sections of this permit for a description of RGP procedures, eligible activities, conditions, exclusions, and application instructions.

 

401 Water Quality Certification

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 All federally-recognized American Indian reservations in Minnesota and Wisconsin excluding those reservations listed below

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Location:
All federally-recognized American Indian reservations in Minnesota and Wisconsin excluding those reservations listed below
Agency: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Contact: Melissa Blankenship
Phone: 312-886-9641
Email: Blankenship.Melissa@epa.gov

 Bad River Reservation

Location: Bad River Reservation
Agency: Bad River Natural Resources Department
Contact: Naomi Tillison
Phone: 715-682-7123 x 1566
Email: nrdirector@badriver-nsn.gov0

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 Fond du Lac Reservation

Location: Fond du Lac Reservation
Agency: Fond du Lac Band Resource Management Division
Contact: Richard Gitar
Phone: 218-878-7122
Email: richardgitar@fdlrez.com

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 Grand Portage Reservation

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Location: Grand Portage Reservation
Agency: Grand Portage Environmental Resources Board
Contact: Margaret Watkins
Phone: 218-475-2026
Email: mwatkins@grandportage.com

 Lac du Flambeau Reservation

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Location: Lac du Flambeau Reservation
Agency: Lac du Flambeau Water Resources Department
Contact: Jason De Vries
Phone: 715-588-4162
Email: jdevries@ldftribe.com

 Leech Lake Reservation

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Location: Leech Lake Reservation
Agency: Leech Lake Division of Resource Management
Contact: Jeff Harper
Phone: 218-252-2805
Email: leechlake401@llojibwe.net

 Red Lake Reservation

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Location: Red Lake Reservation
Agency: Red Lake Department of Natural Resources
Contact: Shane Bowe
Phone: 218-679-1608
Email: sbowe@redlakenation.org

 State of Minnesota (excluding reservations)

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Location: State of Minnesota (excluding reservation)
Agency: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Contact: Kirsten Barta
Phone: 651-757-2827
Email: 401Certification.pca@state.mn.us

 State of Wisconsin (excluding reservations)

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Location: State of Wisconsin (excluding reservations)
Agency: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Contact: Cami Peterson
Phone: 608-261-6400
Email: cami.peterson@wisconsin.gov