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EPA to Host National Webinar on New Stormwater Construction General Permit

March 07, 2012

EPA to Host National Webinar on New Stormwater Construction General Permit

Publication of new CGP: On February 16, EPA issued its final 2012 Construction General Permit (CGP), which provides permit coverage to operators of construction sites disturbing 1 or more acres of land. The permit is effective in the following areas:

  • Idaho*, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Mexico, District of Columbia
  • American Samoa, Guam, Johnston Atoll, Midway and Wake Islands, North Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico
  • Indian Country lands within Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming
  • Areas within Colorado, Delaware, Vermont, Washington* subject to construction by Federal Operators
  • Limited areas of Oklahoma and Texas

For more information, visit the newly updated CGP website at

EPA webinar to review new permit requirements: On March 15 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm EST, EPA will host a webinar to provide the public with an overview of the new 2012 Construction General Permit (CGP) and with an opportunity to ask questions of Agency staff. Among the topics that will be discussed are the following:

  • How to Obtain Permit Coverage
  • Erosion and Sediment Control Requirements
  • Pollution Prevention Requirements
  • Water-Quality Requirements
  • Inspection Requirements
  • Corrective Action Requirements
  • How to Terminate Permit Coverage

EPA will archive a copy of the webinar on its training website ( shortly after the March 21 webinar.


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