Regulatory Guidance Letter 16-01

Published Feb. 15, 2017

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On 31 October 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued Regulatory Guidance Letter (RGL) 16-01, Subject: Jurisdictional Determinations. The RGL explains the difference between Preliminary Jurisdictional Determinations (PJD) and Approved Jurisdictional Determinations (AJD) and provides guidance to USACE districts and the regulated public on when it may be appropriate to issue jurisdictional determinations in light of recent Supreme Court decisions. For more information, see