Comments and Letters Submitted by WPN Members

The following group comment letters were led by and/or largely distributed through our network and have been submitted on behalf of the WPN member and partner organizations that signed. All comment letters are signed on a volunteer basis to accommodate the varying needs of our members. Please check each letter individually to view the complete list of signatories. To see examples of detailed technical comments instead, click here.

Comment Letter to the Corps of Engineers from 74 Groups on Implementation Guidance for the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (May 2021)

Comment Letter to the Corps of Engineers from 123 Groups, Opposing the Yazoo Pumps Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (November 2020, led by member Mississippi River Network and partners)

Comment Letter from 117 Groups on the Corps of Engineers’ Proposal to Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits (November 2020)

Comment Letter from 56 Groups to the Corps of Engineers on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) II, Mississippi River and Tributaries Project, Mississippi River Mainline Levees (October 2020)

Letter from 64 Groups to House Leadership, Opposing a Proposed WRDA 2020 Amendment to remove mitigation components for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) (July 2020)

Comment Letter to the Corps of Engineers from 109 Groups, Opposing the Yazoo Pumps Project Notice of Intent to Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (June 2020, led by the Mississippi River Network and partners)

Letter from 331 Groups to the Council on Environmental Quality Opposing the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Update to the Regulations for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (March 2020)

Letter from 104 Groups to the Corps of Engineers Opposing the Pebble Mine Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Clean Water Act Permit (July 2019)

Letter from 83 Groups to USDA on the NRCS Interim Rule on Highly Erodible Land and Wetland Conservation/Wetland Determinations (February 2019)

Letter from 310 Groups to EPA Opposing Proposed Revisions to Clean Water Act 404(c) Veto Authority (February 2019)

Letter from 56 Businesses and Organizations to the “One Lake” Pearl River Flood Control Project Local Sponsor Opposing the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (September 2018)

Letter from 56 Businesses and Organizations to the Army Corps Opposing the “One Lake” Pearl River Flood Control Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (September 2018)

Letter from 100 Organizations to the Senate to Improve Army Corps of Engineers Planning in the Next Water Resources Development Act (March 2018)

Letter from 100 Organizations to the House of Representatives to Improve Army Corps of Engineers Planning in the Next Water Resources Development Act (March 2018)

Letter from 87 Groups to Members of Congress, Opposing Yazoo Pumps Project Rider (January 2018)

Letter from 24 WPN Members to Congressional Leaders on the Disaster Recovery Reform Act (December 2017)

Comment Letter to the Corps from 88 Organizationson the Review of Existing Rules, Docket Number COE-2017-0004 (October 2017)

Comment Letter to the Corps from 13 WPN Members, on the Middle Mississippi River Regulating Works Project Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (January 2017)

Comment Letter to the Corps on the Federal Flood Risk Management Standards (FFRMS) Implementation (American Rivers, Natural Resources Defense Council, National Wildlife Federation) (January 2017)

National Wildlife Federation Comment Letter on the CEQ Referral of the St. Johns Bayou and New Madrid Floodway Project (December 2016)

National Wildlife Federation Comment Letter to the Senate on the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 (September 2016)

Comment Letter from 18 Conservation Organizations on the HUD Floodplain Rule (December 2016)

Comment Letter from 55 Groups on FEMA’s Proposed Implementation of the Federal Flood Risk Management Standards (FFRMS) (October 2016)

Letter from 110 Groups to Congress on the Water Resources Development Act 2016 Reform Letter (March 2016)

Letter from 15 California Groups to Senator Boxer (D-CA), Call for WRDA Reforms (April 2016)

WPN Comments to Environmental Advisory Board to U.S. Army Corps (April 2016)

Comments from American Rivers to Environmental Advisory Board to U.S. Army Corps (April 2016)

Letter from 72 Organizations to the Corps on the Proposal to Reissue
and Modify Nationwide Permits (August 2016)
 

Letter to Congress from 65 Groups on the Omnibus Appropriations Bill, Fiscal Year 2016 (December 2015)

Letter from 15 Groups to Environmental Protection Agency Requesting Veto, St John New Madrid Levee (August 2014)

Letter from 90 Groups to Obama Administration Requesting Veto, St John New Madrid Levee (December 2014)