Emergency Permitting Revisited, Corps Workshop Tomorrow!
December 16, 2019
It’s that time of the regulatory year again! As the rainy season continues, we thought we’d send out a friendly reminder of streamlined emergency permitting procedures since they can be critical to addressing rain-induced emergency situations as quickly as possible. If you are unfamiliar with the most well-known emergency processing procedure in our area, I suggest scrolling down our blog page a bit to read our “Emergency Processing Procedures, Regional General Permit 63” post which highlights the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Los Angeles District’s Regional General Permit (RGP) 63.
RGP 63 is an expedited permitting process which authorizes impacts on jurisdictional aquatic resources for emergency actions that would result in minimal environmental effects. RGP 63 permits are critical in true emergencies and allow the Corps to act quickly (i.e., within hours to days) on RGP 63-qualifying actions. As we noted previously, it’s important to keep in mind that RGP 63 can only …Continue reading!
Emergency Processing Procedures, Regional General Permit 63
November 30, 2018
Hooray! We’re finally getting some rain! Seems like a good time to refresh on some emergency processing procedures in case this rainy season wreaks havoc on property, structures, or other resources.
We’ll start with what is likely the most well-known emergency processing procedure in our neck of the woods. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Los Angeles District has an expedited permitting process under Regional General Permit (RGP) 63 which authorizes impacts on jurisdictional aquatic resources for emergency actions that would …Continue reading!
Best Practices in Aquatic Resources Permitting – Rocks Bio September AEP Presentation
September 14, 2018
Shanti Santulli, RBC’s lead regulatory specialist, presented on aquatic resource permitting at the September San Diego Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) meeting. Over 100 local consultants and agency representatives were in attendance…apparently people love permitting talk, who knew?! Kyle Dahl, Team Lead of the Carlsbad Field Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Regulatory Division, and Alan Monji, Environmental Scientist with the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board, joined as panelists and provided clarifications and additional insight during the presentation and Q&A …Continue reading!