Rivers and Harbors Act


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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Coastal Zone Managemnt Act (CZMA)

Section 307 of the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) requires licensees to obtain a valid certification approved by the State to assure that project construction and operation will be consistent with the State’s coastal zone management program.

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