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List of Consultants

/Portals/48/docs/regulatory/Eng Env Consulting Firms CURRENT.pdf?ver=2017-11-01-120656-853Click HERE for a list of environmental/wildlife/wetland consultants. This is not an all-inclusive list nor an approved list of consultants. The Rock Island District is not endorsing, recommending, or making any judgment on the listed consultants qualifications, experience, or quality of work. This list is provided as a courtesy to the regulated public and as a starting point for potential applicants who have asked for consultant help in permitting issues.

Regulatory (Permits)

Welcome to the Rock Island District Regulatory Branch Home Page. We are located in the Clock Tower Building on Arsenal Island in Rock Island, Illinois. We have Regulatory jurisdiction over most of the state of Iowa, approximately 2/3 of the state of Illinois, and the northeastern portion of the state of Missouri.

The Department of the Army Regulatory Program is one of the oldest in the federal government. Initially it served a fairly simple, straightforward purpose: to protect and maintain the navigable capacity of the nation's waters. Time, changing public needs, evolving policy, case law, and new statutory mandates have changed the complexion of the program, adding to its breadth, complexity, and authority.

The Regulatory Program is committed to protecting the Nation's aquatic resources, while allowing reasonable development through fair, flexible and balanced permit decisions. The Corps evaluates permit applications for essentially all construction activities that occur in the Nation's waters, including wetlands.

Contact Information

Rock Island District Regulatory Office
Phone: (309) 794-5057
Fax: (309) 794-5190 or 5191
cemvr-odpublicnotice@usace.army.mil

Mailing Address (regular mail):
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island
ATTN: Regulatory Branch
Clock Tower Building
P.O. Box 2004
Rock Island, IL  61204-2004

Mailing Address (FedEx, UPS):
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island
ATTN: Regulatory Branch
Clock Tower Building
1500 Rock Island Drive
Rock Island, IL  61201

Latest News

11 December 2018 - EPA and Army Propose New "Waters of the United States" Definition  - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army have proposed a new definition of "waters of the United States" that clarifies federal authority under the Clean Water Act.  The agencies' proposal is the second step in a two-step process to review and revise the definition of "waters of the United States" consistent with the February 2017 Presidential Executive Order entitled "Restoring the Rule of Law, Federalism, and Economic Growth by Reviewing the 'Waters of the United States' Rule."  The agencies will take comment on the proposal for 60 days after publication in the Federal Register. EPA and the Army will also hold an informational webcast on January 10, 2019, and will host a listening session on the proposed rule in Kansas City, KS, on January 23, 2019.  More information including a pre-publication version of the Federal Register notice, the supporting analyses and fact sheets are available at: https://www.epa.gov/wotus-rule/step-two-revise and https://www.epa.gov/wotus-rule.

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