Regulatory Archive

  • Tom Conning Public Affairs Specialist Convoluted, complex, difficult or time-consuming could all be adjectives used to describe public interactions with the federal government. Federal workers complying with various rules and regulations influence this perception, which is just part of the process. But how does the public know about these various […]

    Process protects public interest, federal projects

    Tom Conning Public Affairs Specialist Convoluted, complex, difficult or time-consuming could all be adjectives used to describe public interactions with the federal government. Federal workers complying with various rules and regulations influence this perception, which is just part of the process. But how does the public know about these various […]

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  • The Portland District Regulatory Branch is committed to protecting the Nation’s aquatic resources while allowing reasonable development through fair and balanced permit decisions. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit is required for most projects that involve placing dredged or fill materials into waters of the United States, including wetlands, […]

    Protecting the nation’s aquatic environment

    The Portland District Regulatory Branch is committed to protecting the Nation’s aquatic resources while allowing reasonable development through fair and balanced permit decisions. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit is required for most projects that involve placing dredged or fill materials into waters of the United States, including wetlands, […]

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  •   By Michelle Helms, Public Affairs Office, and Julie Curtis, Public Relations Manager, Oregon Department of State Lands The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District Regulatory Branch is working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Oregon Department of State Lands to develop new ways to measure and compensate […]

    A new approach to protecting America’s wetlands and streams

      By Michelle Helms, Public Affairs Office, and Julie Curtis, Public Relations Manager, Oregon Department of State Lands The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District Regulatory Branch is working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Oregon Department of State Lands to develop new ways to measure and compensate […]

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  • Where are we in the review process? We are continuing our environmental assessment of permitting the Coyote Island Terminal shipping terminal project at the Port of Morrow near Boardman, Ore. As we consider direct, indirect and cumulative effects, we may determine that some are likely to have a significant impact […]

    Corps Message: Coyote Island Terminal regulatory permit application review

    Where are we in the review process? We are continuing our environmental assessment of permitting the Coyote Island Terminal shipping terminal project at the Port of Morrow near Boardman, Ore. As we consider direct, indirect and cumulative effects, we may determine that some are likely to have a significant impact […]

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