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Army Corps of Engineers

Army corps of engineers

■ Introduction

The Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a division of the Army Department within the Defense Department that regulates all construction projects in the navigable waterways of the United States. It also regulates the use of special areas, designating both danger zones (areas that may be used by the Defense Department for military exercises), and restricted areas (areas that are reserved for special uses). The USACE has other regulatory responsibilities, including issuing permits for private actions that may affect navigation, wetlands, and other waters of the United ...

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