Transect Blog

by Transect Team, on Feb 11, 2021

It’s no news that businesses around the world have been impacted by the global pandemic. While some are thriving, others are facing extremely challenging times. For those that are struggling, …

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Topics:Solar PermittingEnergy

by Transect Team, on Jan 28, 2021

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) manages the Nationwide Permit (NWP) Program, a streamlined process that authorizes project proponents to proceed with work in wetlands, streams, lakes, and tidal …

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Topics:Clean Water ActEnergy

by Transect Team, on Jan 6, 2021

On January 5, the USACE released a pre-publication of the final reissue of NWPs, which reissues 12 NWPs and adds 4 new NWPs. It is expected to be published in …

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Topics:EnergyWetlandsOil & Gas

by Transect Team, on Oct 27, 2020

This is the first post of our new series "What They Said - What It Means," where we unscramble the jargon around an environmental topic and discuss what it really …

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Topics:Endangered Species Act

by Transect Team, on Aug 13, 2020

On August 11, 2020, a U.S. district judge vacated a 2017 Department of Interior opinion related to migratory birds (M Opinion). For those of you who stopped keeping tabs on …

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Topics:Migratory Bird Treaty Act

by Transect Team, on Aug 7, 2020

This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) proposed to split up the existing Nationwide Permit (NWP) 12 for Utility Lines. NWPs are blanket permits used by project developers …

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Topics:Clean Water Act