Rivers and Harbors Act


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Laws & PoliciesPublished   3/3/1899

This Act enacted in 1899 requires that authorization be obtained from the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for the construction of any structure, such as dams, in or over any navigable water of the United States.

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Laws & Policies   1/1/1972

Clean Water Act (CWA)