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By Jeffrey Brown, Alison Thoet
The move long sought by developers and Republicans removes key layers of federal scrutiny over developments projects that could make it easier for builders to obtain permits for construction projects on wetlands.
By Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press
President Donald Trump pointed to farmers Monday as winners from the administration's proposed rollback of federal protections for wetlands and waterways across the country, describing farmers crying in gratitude when he ordered the change.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
For the first time, a new study gives us a sense of how much property damage these natural habitats can prevent during severe storms like Hurricane Harvey.
By Nsikan Akpan
Some farmers and ranchers fear the Clean Water Rule could expand federal regulations that impact their private property rights.
By Reagan Waskom and David J. Cooper for The Conversation
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is making it easier for landowners to bring a court challenge when federal regulators try to restrict property development due to concerns about water pollution.
By Cat Wise
Leaders from the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project have an ambitious 50-year project to turn former barren industrial salt ponds back into thriving wetlands habitat. The hope is that the restored tidal marshes will mitigate some of the impacts…
By PBS NewsHour
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
What happens to a 2,000 year-old marsh when sea levels rise? Scientists have been studying the Plum Island Estuary to find out.
NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden gives an update from Louisiana, as BP engineers prepare to lower a massive containment dome over into the Gulf of Mexico in hopes of capturing much of the massive oil leak.
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