Section 404 of the Clean Water Act: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Environmental Pollution of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-seventh Congress, Second Session, July 8, 1982, Anchorage, Alaska, July 16, 1982, Washington, D.C.
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Environmental Pollution
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Էջ 149 - Nation may: 1 fulfill the responsibilities of each generation as trustee of the environment for succeeding generations 2 assure for all Americans safe, healthful, productive and esthetically and culturally pleasing surroundings 3 attain the widest range of beneficial uses of the environment without degradation, risk to health or safety, or other undesirable and unintended consequences...
Էջ 271 - Federal agencies to minimize, to the maximum extent practicable, duplication, needless paperwork, and delays in the issuance of permits under this section. Such agreements shall be developed to assure that, to the maximum extent practicable, a decision with respect to an application for a permit under subsection...
Էջ 392 - Its mission is to conserve, protect, and enhance fish and wildlife and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
Էջ 50 - wetlands' means those areas that are inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances do support, a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions.
Էջ 278 - Engineers, to issue permits for the discharge of dredged or fill material into the waters of the United States, applying guidelines developed by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in conjunction with the Secretary of the Army..
Էջ 271 - Federal Guidance on the Use of In-Lieu-Fee Arrangements for Compensatory Mitigation Under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act as an alternative to creating a wetland for mitigation on Federal property for construction projects.
Էջ 275 - The purpose of the new criteria will be to introduce a reasonable degree of certainty into the scope of the Section 404 regulatory program and to maintain essential protection of the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the Nation's waters. VI. Review of Administrative Reforms All regulations, guidelines, and Memoranda of Agreement under this reform program will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review under Executive Order 12291 for consistency with the principles...
Էջ 220 - That the creation of any obstruction not affirmatively authorized by Congress, to the navigable capacity of any of the waters of the United States is hereby prohibited; and it shall not be lawful to build or commence the building of any wharf, pier, dolphin, boom, weir, breakwater, bulkhead, jetty, or other structures in any port, roadstead, haven, harbor, canal, navigable river, or other water of the United States...
Էջ 298 - Secretary determines that the activities in such category are similar in nature, will cause only minimal adverse environmental effects when performed separately, and will have only minimal cumulative adverse effect on the environment.
Էջ 229 - Conference bill defined the term 'navigable waters' broadly for water quality purposes. (502(7) ). It means 'all the waters of the United States' in a geographic sense. It does not mean 'navigable waters of the United States' in the technical sense as we sometimes see in some laws.