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Coastal Recovery: Bringing a Damaged Wetland Back to Life By Jim Morrison – YaleEnvironment 360 – May 9, 2019 Standing atop a 10-foot dune at the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge on Delaware Bay, refuge manager Al Rizzo describes one … Continue reading

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3 Bills Would Ease Rules Around Wetland Development By Tracy Loew – Statesman Journal – U.S. News – April 22, 2019 Developers would be able to build in wetlands more cheaply and quickly if three bills in the Oregon Legislature … Continue reading

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Fifteen AGs slam Trump move to limit federal authority under Clean Water Act By Steven Mufson – The Washington Post – April 16, 2019 Attorneys general from 14 states and the District of Columbia on Tuesday vehemently opposed the Trump … Continue reading

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Call for wetland decade under the U.N. decade on ecosystem restoration (2021-2030) Phys.org – March 25, 2019 The environmental health of wetlands across the world is deteriorating. The authoritative Global Wetland Outlook released by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in … Continue reading

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Developers, not farmers, get biggest hit from wetlands rule The Associated Press – January 14, 2019 President Donald Trump often points to farmers as among the biggest winners from the administration’s proposed rollback of federal protections for wetlands and waterways … Continue reading

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WOTUS Revised: Proposed Federal Rule Retracts the Reach of the Clean Water Act By Wendy Manley – Forest Network – December 19, 2018 The controversial definition of “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS), which establishes the reach of federal jurisdiction … Continue reading

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Exploring the Ecosystem of the U.S.- Mexico Border By Margaret Wilder – Scientific American – December 6, 2018 The wetlands are springing back to life in the Colorado River delta located mostly in Mexico just at the border with the … Continue reading

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Looking to Nature: Mobilizing Constructed Wetlands for Resource Recovery By Paxia Ksatryo and Tamara Avellán – SDG – November 29, 20218 With 80% of wastewater being released untreated into the environment and 892 million people still practicing open defecation, our communities and … Continue reading

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How to Accelerate the Use of Natural Infrastructure to Aid Climate Change Adaptation By Shannon Cunniff – Environmental Defense Fund – November 8, 2018 Florida and North Carolina are once again recovering from hurricanes – this time, from two of … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Go Back to the Bad Ol’ Days for Our Waterways By Jon Devine – The Hill – October 19, 2018 While President Trump has promised to Make America Great Again, he certainly couldn’t have meant a return to the way our … Continue reading

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