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Wetland Mitigation Banking FAQ - Corps of Engineers/CWA

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1. Will the Corps (USACOE) and or state regulatory agencies recognize and honor credits in these banks for Section 404 so producers are in compliance with CWA?

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2. Does Agricultural mitigation follow the same permitting process as those followed for development?

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3. Is NRCS going to use a team of Interagency folks to assist in determining approvals for banking instruments, site location, functional assessments, etc. similar to what the USACOE uses for its wetland mitigation banking programs?

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4. If a bank project is selected under this project and the bank can serve both Farm Bill and 404 impacts, how much credit from the bank would need to be reserved for Farm Bill compliance?

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5. Do you anticipate a pre-certified/certified credit structure that is often used in 404 during bank establishment?

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6. Is NRCS responsible for approving release of credits for sale by the banks? If not NRCS, who would do this?

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