NAEP SEPTEMBER 19, 2012 WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT
USACOE PERMITS AND ASSOCIATED WATER QUALITY CERTIFICATIONS:
REGULATORY CHANGES PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 401 AND 404 OF THE FEDERAL CLEAN WATER ACT
The next National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) webinar, “USACOE Permits and Associated Water Quality Certifications: Regulatory Changes Pursuant to Sections 401 and 404 of the Federal Clean Water Act,” is scheduled for Wednesday, September 19th, at 1:00 p.m. ET. The presenters are Mr. Chris Hunter and Mr. David Olson.
The Webinar will include discussions of:
(1) the re-issuance of the USACOE Nationwide Permits effective March 19, 2012;
(2) the May 9, 2012 Updated 2012 National Wetland Plant List and its applicability to obtaining Nationwide Permits;
(3) water quality certifications required to support USACOE Individual and Nationwide Permits; and
(4) a summary of the USEPA handbook entitled, “Clean Water Act Section 401 Water Quality Certification: A Water Quality Protection Tool for States and Tribes”.
Date and Time: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 1pm ET
Duration: Event will last 90 minutes
Mr. Hunter is the team leader for the Program Operations Team within the Wetlands Division within the Office of Wetlands, Oceans, & Watershed at the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington DC. He has worked in the Clean Water Act Section 404 program for the past 8 years, working on a variety of wetland and stream permitting issues, including coal and minerals mining, commercial developments, transportation projects, compensatory mitigation, and ecosystem restoration.
Mr. Olson has been a regulatory program manager at the Headquarters office (Washington, DC) of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers for 10 years. He has worked for the Corps since 1991, first as a regulator at the Baltimore District, and currently his work focuses on the Corps’ Nationwide Permit Program, Clean Water Act jurisdiction, and compensatory mitigation.
NCAEP will offer this webinar free to members at one central location in Raleigh (Stantec Consulting, 801 Jones Franklin Rd. Suite 300).
If you wish to register for this event on your own and participate from your own location, NAEP's registration fee is $98 for affiliated chapter members (applies to all NCAEP members), or $39 if you are a full-time student. Go to WWW.NAEP.ORG to register on your own.