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DOD/COE RIN: 0710-AB27 Publication ID: Fall 2020 
Title: ●Clean Water Act Section 401: Water Quality Certification for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Projects 

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) ensures compliance with the relevant statutes governing Army Civil Works operations and maintenance projects involving the discharge of dredged or fill material into waters of the U.S. The Clean Water Act requires the Corps to seek state water quality certification for discharges of dredged or fill material into waters of the U.S. associated with Corps projects.The Corps is planning to propose revisions to appropriate sections of 33 CFR parts 335 to 338 for Corps projects to ensure consistency with EPA’s recently finalized section 401 water quality certification regulation.

Agency: Department of Defense(DOD)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 33 CFR 335    33 CFR 336    33 CFR 337    33 CFR 338   
Legal Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1344    33 U.S.C. 1413   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/00/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Joseph Wilson
Department of Defense
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
441 G Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20314
Phone:202 761-7697