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Regulatory Branch - Guidance Documents

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Pipe Repair Guidelines - June 30, 2010
Guidelines for application of Nationwide Permits for projects involving road crossing pipe/culvert maintenance.
Pipe Repair Guidelines
Pipe Repair Guidelines Public Notice

Liquified Natural Gas Projects- November 29, 2004
In order to ensure that proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects are being reviewed
consistently and in accordance with reference documents and other laws and regulations, as
applicable, Headquarters U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has developed regulatory standard
operating procedures for processing LNG projects.
Standard Operating Procedures for LNG Projects.

Endangered Species Act
Endangered Species Act Compliance (memo from Charles Hess, dated November 18, 1999)
NAO ESA Review Process (June 5, 2018) 

National Historic Preservation Act of 1966
1996 PA-Corps, ACHP, VDHR
Programmatic Streamlined Review - Appendix A to 1996 PA (July 2018)
Historic Resources SOP (July 2018)

Information Submittal Requirements/Suggestions
Information That Will Facilitate the Corps’ Review of Nationwide, Regional and Individual Permit Applications (updated October 14, 2003)

Navigable Waters
Navigable Waters of the United States (waterways, within the state of Virginia, regulated under Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899)

Deed Restrictions 
Corps deed restriction boilerplate language (updated March 2015)

Nationwide Permits
Office guidance for the use of Nationwide 18 and Nationwide 3 for road projects (July 2004)

Virginia Offsite Mitigation Site Selection (March 2008)

Annotated Corps-DEQ Mitigation Recommendations (July 2004)

Abbreviated Corps-DEQ Mitigation Recommendations (July 2004)

Corps-DEQ Mitigation Checklist (July 2004)

Statement of Findings (July 2004)

GPS Guidance
Office guidance for the use of preparing wetland delineation maps with global positioning system (GPS) data points (September 1998)