PUBLIC OUTREACH (0%–10%)

ABOVE THE LINE

  1. Provide public information about the Regulatory Program on website, including Public Notices.

  2. Keep website updated/current.

  3. Encourage use of Public Meetings in lieu of Public Hearings.

  4. Use national survey to get feedback from the regulated public.

  5. Use P.A.O. more effectively to deal with media on regulatory matters.

BELOW THE LINE

  1. Conduct regular meetings with applicant and public interest groups.

  2. Respond to all requests for speakers.

  3. Develop/update district's regulatory brochures.

  4. Develop extensive information on issues that are related to the regulatory program (e.g., plant guides brochures on wetlands).

ENFORCEMENT (10%–25%)

ABOVE THE LINE

  1. Assure permit conditions are enforceable.

  2. Implement self-reporting and certification for compliance.

  3. Prioritize compliance actions, on high quality environmental loss and navigation.

  4. Strive for environmental results in all enforcement actions, including extra mitigation for the loss prior to resolution.

  5. Prioritize on-going violations, and consider interim measures.

BELOW THE LINE

  1. Low Priority for compliance on 401, CZM, and RPM conditions.

  2. Low priority for either unauthorized or compliance effort where low environmental loss is involved.

  3. Ensure that litigation and criminal actions are only initiated where clearly appropriate.



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