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Former Chief of Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Program joins Dawson

Dawson & Associates is pleased to announce that Mark Sudol, who oversaw U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ responses to two major Supreme Court environmental decisions, has joined our firm.

Mark will be a part of Dawson’s practice groups on Surface Transportation Permitting, Natural Resource Permitting, Waterway and Maritime Restoration, and Strategic and Program Management.

Mark’s exceptional 25-year career in senior federal environmental permitting includes 5 years as Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Program. During this time, he led the Corps’ regulatory responses to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Rapanos and Northern Cook County decisions. These decisions each required substantial changes to federal environmental permitting rules involving Waters of the U.S.

Specifically, Mark’s department oversaw drafting of “significant nexus” guidance and policies from these decisions involving navigable waters and disputes on the definition of WOTUS.

Mark’s Corps of Engineers career also includes time as Acting Director for the Operations and Regulatory Program at Corps Headquarters.

For more about Mark, please click here.

If you would like information about how Dawson & Associates can help clients navigate complex areas of Federal environmental law, including environmental permitting and Corps of Engineers rules and procedures, please click here.

Steve Dawson

Chief Counsel & Founder


The views expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Dawson & Associates.

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