Table 1 - Wetland Acreage Impacted and Nationwide Permit (NWP) 26 Requests and Authorizations: May 1997-September 1998

Table 1 - Wetland Acreage Impacted and Nationwide Permit (NWP) 26 Requests and Authorizations: May 1997-September 1998

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Category Wetlands acreage impacted Number of NWPs requested Number of NWPs authorized
Residential multiple 1,097.5 2,008 1,905
Transportation 603.0 1,869 1,779
Industrial 313.7 591 560
Retail multiple 311.5 466 436
Impoundment 222.6 553 515
Retail individual 213.0 401 390
Agricultural 197.8 709 689
Storm water 191.1 656 580
Institutional 157.4 333 315
Mining, other 94.7 178 168
Treatment facility 42.5 125 115
Mining aggregates 39.3 69 67
Silviculture 39.3 19 17
Other 705.5 2,179 2,047
Total 4,198.0 10,156 9,583

1 An NWP 26 is a type of permit

SOURCE: David Olson, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Regulatory Program Office, personal communication, June 2000.