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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and EPA Announce Improvements to Wetland and Stream Mitigation

Release Date: 03/28/2008
Contact Information: Corps of Engineers, Doug Garman, (202) 761-1807 / or Gene Pawlik, (202) 761-7690 /; EPA, Shakeba Carter-Jenkins, (202) 564-4355 /

(Washington, D.C. - March 28, 2008) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are taking action to ensure more effective wetland and stream restoration and preservation nationwide.

Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works John Paul Woodley, Jr., and EPA Assistant Administrator for Water Benjamin H. Grumbles will hold a joint teleconference to discuss the release of new rules for wetland and stream mitigation projects under the Clean Water Act.

Teleconference on new wetland and stream compensatory mitigation rule

Monday, March 31, 11 a.m. EDT

Call In:
Reporters should begin calling in at 10:45 a.m.

Dial-in#: (800) 811-6040; Conference ID#: 41669738