Changes in Clean Water Act tower permits

Wireless Telecommunications Bureau of the FCC notifies tower builders about the recent change in the definition of the “waters of the United States” provision of the Clean Water Act (CWA). This change in the definition could affect tower builders with facilities requiring CWA permits, including facilities whose construction will involve significant change in surface features triggering the environmental assessment (EA) provisions under the FCC’s environmental rules.


Public Notice [123 KB PDF]