STATE OF ILLINOIS - ISSUANCE OF REGIONAL GENERAL PERMIT (GP) 41 FOR DISASTER RECOVERY AND REPAIR ACTIVITIES. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, HAS ISSUED GP-26 for the protection and the repair of existing damaged structures, damaged land areas, and damaged fills that were previously authorized by a Department of the Army (DA) permit. GP-26 is issued under the authority of Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 (33 USC 403) and/or Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (33 USC 1344). The GP-26 authorizes disaster recovery and repair activities in counties declared flood disaster areas by the State of Illinois, provided that the project proponent, contractor, etc. complies with all general, special and water quality certification conditions included in GP-26. DURATION OF THE GENERAL PERMIT: The GP-26 is in until May 15, 2022 unless it is specifically modified, suspended, or revoked prior to the expiration date.