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Environmental Governance

Third Stakeholder Forum on Federal Wetlands Mitigation

Sponsored by:
City of Eugene
Federal Highway Administration
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Oregon Department of Transportation
Oregon Division of State Lands
Port of Portland
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Washington Department of Ecology

Facilitated by:
Environmental Law Institute

July 29-31, 2003
Portland, OR

Forum Report
This and all PDF files can be read using Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Optional Day One Activities*

  • Field Trip to Area Mitigation Sites - Guided by the Port of Portland
  • A Regional Perspective
  • Session I - Review and Discussion of Completed Action Items
    • Guidance on the Use of the TEA-21 Preference for Mitigation Banking to Fulfill Mitigation Requirements Under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act
      • Mary Gray, Federal Highway Administration
    • Mitigation Regulatory Guidance Letter (RGL 02-2)
      • Michael Rabbe, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

* Audio recordings not available for Day One

Day Two

  • Welcome
    • John Meagher, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    • John Lilly, Oregon Division of State Lands
  • Session II: Review and Discussion of Action Items Currently in Draft Form
    • Draft Guidance on the Use of Off-Site and Out-of-Kind Compensatory Mitigation Under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act
  • Session III: Review and Discussion of Items in Progress in 2003

Day Three

Forum Participant List

Forum Presenters Contact List

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