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Main Title EPA Should Strengthen Records Management on Clean Water Act Section 404 Permit Notification Reviews for Surface Coal Mining.
Author P. Gilbride; E. Barne-Weaver; M. A. Strasser; L. Stolz
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of the Inspector General.
Year Published 2012
Report Number EPA/OIG-12-P-0249
Stock Number PB2012-106157
Subjects Surface coal mining; Recordkeeping; Water pollution control; Records management; Reviews; Permit notifications; Recommendations; Clean Water Act (CWA); Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Section 404 permit applications; Public business transactions; Office of Inspector General (OIG); Army Corps of Engineers
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NTIS PB2012-106157 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 07/11/2012
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Abstract In an Office of Inspector General report issued on November 21, 2011, we addressed a congressional request on Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 permit applications. While reviewing files in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regions 3, 4, and 5, we encountered recordkeeping issues that warranted this review. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issues permits for surface coal mining under CWA Section 404 and is the official agency of record. EPA reviews permit notifications for water quality and provides the Corps with comment letters on some permit notifications. EPA also attends meetings and site visits with Corps project managers and applicants. The Federal Records Act states that 'records' include all documentary materials in connection with the transaction of public business.
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