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Environmental Stewardship Policy & Procedures

Policy & Procedures

    Engineer Pamphlets

    • EP 1130-2-540, dated 15 November 1996 revised 11 August 2008
      Project Operations - Environmental Stewardship Operations and Maintenance Policies
        This pamphlet establishes guidance for the management of environmental stewardship related operations and maintenance activities at USACE civil works water resource projects and supplements ER 1130-2-540, "Environmental Stewardship Operations and Maintenance Policies."

    • EP 1130-2-550, dated 15 November 1996 revised 15 August 2002
      Projection Operations - Recreation Operations and Maintenance Guidance and Procedures
        This pamphlet establishes guidance for the management of recreation programs and activities, and for the operation and maintenance of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recreation facilities and related structures, at civil works water resource projects and supplements ER 1130-2-510, "Recreation Operations and Maintenance Policies."

    • EP 200-2-3, dated 30 October 1996
      Environmental Compliance Guidance and Procedures
        This pamphlet establishes guidance for the management of environmental compliance-related operations and maintenance (O&M) activities at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) civil works and military projects and facilities and supplements Engineer Regulation (ER) 200-2-3.

    Engineer Regulations

    • ER 1130-2-406, dated 31 October 1990 revised 28 May 1999
      Project Operation - Shoreline Mangement at Civil Works Projects
        The purpose of this regulation is to provide policyand guidance on management of shorelines of Civil Works projects where 36 CFR Part 327 is applicable.

    • ER 1130-2-540, dated 15 November 1996 revised 11 August 2008
      Project Operations - Environmental Stewardship Operations and Maintenance Policies
        This regulation establishes land management policy for Corps-administered project lands and water, based on various authorizing legislation and the principles of good environmental stewardship.

    • ER 1130-2-550, dated 15 November 1996 revised 15 August 2002
      Project Operations - Recreation Operations and Maintenance Policies
        This regulation establishes the policy for the management of recreation programs and activities, and for the operation and maintenance of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recreation facilities and related structures, at civil works water resource projects.

    • ER 200-2-3, dated 29 October 2010
      Environmental Quality - Environmental Compliance Policies
        This regulation establishes the policy for the management of environmental compliance-related operations and maintenance (O&M) activities at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) civil works and military projects and facilities.

    Public Laws (P.L.)

    • P.L. 93-205, Endangered Species Act of 1973
      ESA requires the protection of endangered species and their critical habitat. The Act is based on not only the species but the habitat they depend on.

    • P.L. 79-624, Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act of 1954

    • P.L. 86-717, Forest Cover Act
      The Forest Cover Act provides a mandate for multiple use forest management. It provides "for the protection and development of forest or other vegetative cover and the establishment and maintenance of other conservation measures on reservoirs under his [Chief of Engineers] jurisdiction, so as to yield the maximum benefit and otherwise improve such areas". The Forest Cover Act also provides authority for the Corps to manage project lands and waters for any or all conservation purposes, including fish and wildlife conservation.

    • P.L. 89-669, Protection of Rare and Endangered Species Act

    • P.L. 93-251, Water Resources Development Act of 1974

    Executive Orders

    • E.O. 13053, Adding Members to and Extending the President's Council on Sustainable Development

    • E.O. 12855, Amendment to Executive Order 12852

    • E.O. 12948, Amendment to Executive Order 12898

    • E.O. 13080, American Heritage Rivers Initiative Advisory Committee

    • E.O. 13093, American Heritage Rivers, Amending Executive Orders 13061 and 13080

    • E.O. 12630, Constitutional Takings

    • E.O. 12906, Coordinating Geographic Data Acquisition and Access: The National Spatial Data Infrastructure

    • E.O. 13089, Coral Reef Protection

    • E.O. , Executive Order on Facilitation of Cooperative Conservation

    • E.O. 11987, Exotic Organisms

    • E.O. 12780, Federal Agency Recycling and the Council on Federal Recycling and Procurement Policy

    • E.O. 11988, Floodplain Management

    • E.O. 12980, Further Amendment to Executive Order 12852

    • E.O. 12965, Further Amendment to Executive Order 12852

    • E.O. 13114, Further Amendment to Executive Order 12852, as Amended, Extending the President's Council on Sustainable Development

    • E.O. 13007, Indian Sacred Sites

    • E.O. 12986, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

    • E.O. 13112, Invasive Species

    • E.O. 12996, Management and General Public Use of the National Wildlife Refuge System

    • E.O. 12852, President's Council on Sustainable Development

    • E.O. 11990, Protection of Wetlands

    • E.O. 12962, Recreational Fisheries

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