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“…ten thousand river commissions, with the mines of the world at their back, cannot tame that lawless stream, cannot curb it or define it, cannot say to it ‘Go here,’ or ‘Go there,’ and make it obey; cannot save a … Continue reading

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This week the COP 15 climate change talks sponsored by the United Nations in Copenhagen provide an opportunity for the world to make progress reaching agreement on strategies to reduce the future impacts of climate change.   Mitigation and adaptation are … Continue reading

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Over the years much of the public discussion about keeping wetlands on the landscape has been around wetlands regulation.  Since the 1990 Mitigation Memorandum of Agreement (http://www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/ regs/mitigate.html) required mitigation of wetlands under the Section 404 program, there has been … Continue reading

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