Navigable Waters Protection Rule: A New Definition of Waters of the United States

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Join Wright Water Engineer’s Drew Maraglia for his discussion of the Navigable Waters Protection Rule. This webinar will cover the long-running controversy over the definition of “waters of the U.S.”, the Trump Administration’s efforts to repeal and revise the Clean Water Rule, and review of the new Navigable Waters Protection Rule. Drew will also discuss the new Rule’s emphasis on State and Tribal rights, and outline options for State and Tribal assumption of the Section 404 program.

Learning Objectives: 

1. Understand the history of the definition of Water of the US

2. Discuss Trump Administration's WOTUS rulemaking process

3. Understand navigable waters protection rule

Course Level: All

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Credit Notice: The International Erosion Control Association has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program. Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP. Certificates of completion will be issued to all participants. Complaints regarding registered providers may be addressed to RCEP at 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Fl., Washington, DC, 20005. Website: RCEP.net.

For any questions on continuing education credit, please contact IECA Education at education@ieca.org


Drew R. Maraglia

Drew is an aquatic resources scientist at WWE's Denver Office. Drew has expertise in communicating regulatory and technical concepts to stakeholders in an easy to understand manner, helping projects avoid misunderstanding and procedural missteps. Drew has effectively developed strategic partnerships to meet the needs of projects, agencies, and clients. In addition, Drew is an effective project manager specializing in wetlands and waters of the U.S. permitting, vegetation mapping, rare plant surveys, and agency permit negotiations.
Drew has managed several large-scale projects with wetlands and water of the U.S. challenges. Projects under his direct responsibility vary in size and complexity from small area wetland assessments to large scale USACE 404 Individual permit process. Through a focus on quality and responsiveness, Drew has successfully managed repeat work with local agencies and private companies. Drew has a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Biology and Management from the University of California, Davis.

To receive credit for this class you must listen to the entire presentation, complete the course quiz with a passing grade of 70% of better and complete the course evaluation. After all course components are complete - you will receive 1 RCEP Recognized Professional Development Hour of credit. 

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Credit Notice: The International Erosion Control Association has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program. Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP. Certificates of completion will be issued to all participants. Complaints regarding registered providers may be addressed to RCEP at 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Fl., Washington, DC, 20005. Website: RCEP.net.

For any questions on continuing education credit, please contact IECA Education at education@ieca.org

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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Join Wright Water Engineer’s Drew Maraglia for his discussion of the Navigable Waters Protection Rule. This webinar will cover the long-running controversy over the definition of “waters of the U.S.”, the Trump Administration’s efforts to repeal and revise the Clean Water Rule, and review of the new Navigable Waters Protection Rule. Drew will also discuss the new Rule’s emphasis on State and Tribal rights, and outline options for State and Tribal assumption of the Section 404 program.
Navigable Waters Protection Rule: A New Definition of Waters of the United States - Quiz
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  7/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  7/10 points to pass
RCEP Credit - Course Evaluation
9 Questions
9 Questions To receive credit for this course, you must complete the course evaluation.
Certificate
1.00 RCEP PDH credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 RCEP PDH credit  |  Certificate available