The following provide links to important information related to Corps of Engineers project planning, permit review, and appropriations.
Here the Final Water Resources Principles and Requirements and the Interagency Guidelines that implement the Principles and Requirements that together constitute the PR&G. The Network and member groups were instrumental in ensuring that the final PR&G require planners to recognize the importance of: healthy and resilient ecosystems; protecting and restoring floodplains; analyzing and accounting for climate change; and utilizing environmentally protective nonstructural solutions. The PR&G apply to both new projects and project operations, and for the first time direct agencies to account for ecological damage as a project cost.
Important: The PR&G will not become effective until agency-specific guidelines are developed. For the Corps, the PR&G also will not become effective until a Congressional prohibition on their use is lifted.