Wetlands
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go directly to report, HTML _ RL30849 - The Supreme Court Addresses Corps of Engineers Jurisdiction Over
16-Feb-2001; Claudia Copeland; 6 p.
Abstract: On January 9, 2001, the Supreme Court handed down Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. At issue in SWANCC was the scope of Clean Water Act section 404, which requires permits for the discharge of dredged or fill materials into ¨navigable waters,&#.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Risk & Reform, Federal Agencies, Wetlands
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go directly to report, HTML _ 97-644 - National Estuary Program: A Collaborative Approach to Protecting Coastal Water Quality
12-Jan-2001; David Bearden; 14 p.
Abstract: Estuaries are coastal bays or rivers and their freshwater tributaries. These waterways provide resources for diverse uses including commerce, public infrastructure, and recreation. The Clean Water Act Amendments of 1987 (P.L. 100-4) established the National Estuary Program to identify nationally sig.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Wetlands, Water
699 
go directly to report, PDF _ 97-644 - National Estuary Program: A Collaborative Approach to Protecting Coastal Water Quality
12-Jan-2001; David Bearden; 18 p.
Abstract: Estuaries are coastal bays or rivers and their freshwater tributaries. These waterways provide resources for diverse uses including commerce, public infrastructure, and recreation. The Clean Water Act Amendments of 1987 (P.L. 100- 4) established the National Estuary Program to identify nationally si.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Wetlands, Marine, Natural Resources
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go directly to report, HTML _ RL30792 - The Endangered Species Act: Consideration of Economic Factors
5-Jan-2001; Pamela Baldwin; 5 p.
Abstract: The Endangered Species Act (ESA) provides for the listing and protection of species that are found to be ¨endangered¨ or ¨threatened¨ - species that might become extinct. The listing of a species as endangered triggers the prohibitions in the Act against ¨taking¨ (killi.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Biodiversity, Wetlands, Risk & Reform
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go directly to report, HTML _ 96-35 - Agricultural Wetlands: Current Programs and Legislative Proposals
4-Jan-1996; Jeffrey Zinn, Claudia Copeland; 12 p.
Abstract: Amending Federal laws to protect wetlands, especially agricultural wetlands, is a contentious issue for the 104th Congress. Critics contend that current programs are excessive in their reach and unfairly restrict private landowners. Supporters counter that these programs are critical if the Nation i.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Wetlands
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