U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

04/07/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/07/2021 16:17

Graves-Capito Letter Urging President Biden to Maintain Army Corps Permitting Rule

U.S. Representative Sam Graves (R-MO), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee sent this letter to President Joe Biden regarding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (USACE) authority to issue nationwide general permits for activities with limited environmental impact. Maintaining these nationwide permits as currently issued will ensure environmental protection while increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of permitting.