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Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" <ajs@sagady.com>

JUNE 1, 2000
MANAGEMENT ACT CONSISTENCY. On March 9, 2000, the U.S. Army Corps of 
Engineers (Corps) provided notice in the Federal Register of issuance of 
five new Nationwide Permits and modification of six existing Nationwide 
Permits, and requested that the Michigan Department of Environmental 
Quality (DEQ) provide Section 401 water quality certification and a 
determination of Coastal Zone Management Act consistency for these permits. 
Nationwide Permits affect the authorization of dredge and fill activities 
in the Great Lakes, adjacent wetlands, and other waters where the Corps has 
permitting authority under Section 404 of the Federal Clean Water Act. The 
March 9, 2000, Federal Register notice is available at the Detroit District 
Corps of Engineers, Regulatory Office, 477 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, 
Michigan, or on the Internet at 
www.usace.army.mil/inet/functions/cw/cecwo/reg/. The DEQ must respond to 
the request for certification prior to the June 7, 2000, effective date of 
the permits. Information Contact: Peg Bostwick, Land and Water Management 
Division, 517-335-3470.

Alex J. Sagady & Associates        Email:  ajs@sagady.com

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