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The Federal Context for Wetland Mitigation Banking

Environmental Law Institute

The Federal Context for Wetland Mitigation Banking is a section of an Environmental Law Institute document available for purchase on their website (http://www2.eli.org/wmb). This section describes Clean Water Act regulations, specifically detailing Section 404 which regulates discharges into US waters, including wetlands. It also describes administrative regulatory guidance, the Swampbuster program and mitigation banking and policies developed by the federal highway administration.

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