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Under the Corps' Regulatory Program, a public notice is the primary method for advising all interested parties of a proposed activity for which a permit is sought. Soliciting comments and information necessary to evaluate the probable impacts on the public interest. Public notices are also published to inform the public about new or proposed regulations, policies, guidance or permit procedures.

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Public Notice Announcing the Final 2021 Nationwide Permit (NWP) Regional Conditions for the State of Colorado, including Navajo Nation lands.

Regulatory Division
Published March 8, 2021

On January 13, 2021, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published the notice in the Federal Register announcing the reissuance of 12 existing nationwide permits (NWPs), general conditions, and definitions with some modifications. The Corps also issued four new NWPs, one new general condition, and five new definitions. The 2021 NWPs will go into effect on March 15, 2021 and will expire on March 15, 2026.

The January 13, 2021, Federal Register notice is available for viewing at:

As an alternative, interested parties can access the January 13, 2021, final rule and related documents at:

The remaining 40 NWPs and one additional new NWP that were included in the proposed rule published on September 15, 2020 are not being issued at this time. These 40 NWPs, including their 2017 regional conditions, will remain in effect until their March 18, 2022 expiration date.

As lead district for the State of Colorado, Albuquerque District has posted the attached Public Notice Announcing the Final Colorado Regional Conditions for the 2021 NWPs to:

Information on the 2021 NWPs may be found on the Sacramento District’s website at:

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Leah Fisher at our Special Projects Branch Office, Regulatory Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1325 J Street, Room 1350, Sacramento, California 95814-2922, by email at, or telephone at (916) 557-6639.


Public Notice Announcing the Final Colorado Regional Conditions for the 2021 NWPs