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When people think about wetlands and Congress, the Clean Water Act is the legislation that comes first to mind.  Since the 2001 SWANCC Supreme Court decision, and later the 2006 Carabell/Rapanos decision there has been a great deal of discussion … Continue reading

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On Earth Day 2004 President Bush announced that wetland gains achieved through restoration and creation had surpassed wetland losses achieving no net loss of wetlands for the first time.  The  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) Status and Trends report … Continue reading

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  Scientists predict climate change will do a lot of things, but for water and wetlands there are three major areas of concern: sea level rise, drought, and larger natural hazard events (floods, hurricanes, etc.).    These changes will lead to … Continue reading

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