Special Public Notice Coastal Zone Management and Water Quality Certification in Maryland

USACE Philadelphia District
Published Oct. 4, 2022

The purpose of this special public notice is to inform the public of the modification to USACE Philadelphia District’s final Section 401 Water Quality Certification and Section 307 Coastal Zone Management Act regional conditions in the State of Maryland for the 16 final 2021 Nationwide Permits published in the Federal Register (86 FR 2744) on January 13, 2021. The Philadelphia District is announcing modifications to the Philadelphia District’s CZM and WQC Status Table for the 16 final 2021 NWPs 12, 21, 29, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 48, 50, 51, 52, 55, 56, 57, and 58 to incorporate the modified WQC and CZMA issued by
the State of Maryland. These modifications are necessary to provide efficient regulatory reviews and to further ensure that these 16 final 2021 NWPs authorize only those activities with no more than minimal adverse environmental effects. The Philadelphia District has posted a complete copy of the final, modified 2021 NWPs CZM and WQC Status Table at: