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Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) establishes a program to regulate the discharge of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States, including wetlands. Activities in waters of the United States regulated under this program
include fill for development, water resource projects (such as dams and levees), infrastructure development (such as highways and airports) and mining projects. Section 404 requires a permit before dredged or fill material may be discharged into waters of the United States, unless the activity is exempt from Section 404 regulation (e.g. certain farming and forestry activities).

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Date Of Record Release 2009-05-16 15:26:15
Description Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) establishes a program to regulate the discharge of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States, including wetlands. Activities in waters of the United States regulated under this program
include fill for development, water resource projects (such as dams and levees), infrastructure development (such as highways and airports) and mining projects. Section 404 requires a permit before dredged or fill material may be discharged into waters of the United States, unless the activity is exempt from Section 404 regulation (e.g. certain farming and forestry activities).
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Source United States Environmental Protection Agency
Keyword Clean Water Act (CWA), Wetlands, Regulations, Dams, Levees, Infrastructure, Mining, Dredging
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Date Of Record Creation 2009-05-16 15:16:34
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Date Last Modified 2009-05-16 15:26:15
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-05-16 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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