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This week the House Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a hearing at 10:00 a.m. on September 20 titled, “Forty Years after the Clean Water Act: Is it Time for the States to … Continue reading

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Over the years I’ve often reflected on the complexity of trying to establish consistent wetland policies nationally.  It seems like it shouldn’t be so difficult.  But it is and the reason is simple.  The United States is a land of … Continue reading

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On Thursday October 1st, 2009, the Michigan legislature voted to keep the Michigan wetland program under state control with changes.  The bill must be signed by the Governor and funded through the formal appropriation process, which is expected to occur … Continue reading

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In recent years a very significant amount of the staff resources in the Corps Section 404 permitting program has been devoted to making jurisdictional determinations following the Supreme Court decisions in SWANCC and Carabell/Rapanos http://www.aswm.org/fwp/rapanos_state2006.htm# rcsupremecourtdecision .  However, despite this … Continue reading

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