News | April 27, 2011

New Government Guidance Clarifies Protection of U.S. Wetlands and Streams

New guidance proposed today by the Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency would bring long-awaited and much needed clarity to the protection of our nation’s streams, wetlands, and open waters, according to the Southern Environmental Law Center. In recent years, too many wetlands and waterways essential to the health and well-being of our communities and wildlife have been left vulnerable to destruction because of confusion in the law after a series of court rulings. More details are in the press release.