33 U.S. Code § 3910. State, tribal, and local permits

The provision of financial assistance for a project under this chapter shall not—
relieve any recipient of the assistance of any obligation to obtain any required State, local, or tribal permit or approval with respect to the project;
limit the right of any unit of State, local, or tribal government to approve or regulate any rate of return on private equity invested in the project; or
otherwise supersede any State, local, or tribal law (including any regulation) applicable to the construction or operation of the project.