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In 1990 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported on historic wetland losses in the United States.  It concluded that the lower 48 states had lost about 53% of its wetlands — over 100 million acres — that existed in … Continue reading

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Wetland mitigation, replacing functions and values lost, is a large part of Clean Water Act Section 404 and state dredge and fill permitting programs for wetlands.  Throughout the country stream mitigation requirements are slowly being adopted by states and Corps … Continue reading

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