Vol. 20 No. 3 March 14, 2012

Nationwide Permit (NWP) and State Program
General Permit (SPGP) Seminar


New and revised NWPs will be effective March 19, 2012 and the SPGP will be revised with changes by June 1, 2012. In an effort to update the regulated community on these changes, WSSI will host the following educational seminar:

Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Registration & Networking: 1:00pm

Seminar: 1:30-4:00pm

Location: Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.
5300 Wellington Branch Dr.
Gainesville, VA 20155
Note: Please not that many of the roads in our vicinity have changes in the recent  past. As a result, Google Maps and many GPS navigation systems will not get you to WSSI correctly. We recommend downloading directions here.
Featured Speakers: Margaret "Meg" Gaffney-Smith
   Chief of Regulatory Program, COE Headquarters
William "Tom" Walker
   Chief of Regulatory Branch, COE Norfolk District
Nicholas Konchuba
   Chief of Northern Virginia regulatory Section, COE
   Norfolk District
Anna Lawston
   Environmental Scientist, COE Norfolk District
David Davis
   Director, DEQ Office of Wetlands and Water
Steven Hardwick
   Environmental Scientist, DEQ Office of Wetlands
   and Water Protection

This event will be limited to 90 people, so please register early. To register please click on the following link: http://permitseminar.eventbrite.com

For summaries on the most recent and pending changes to NWPs and SPGPs, please see Field Notes Vol. 20 No. 2, and Vol. 18, No 10.