News & CommentEcology

New Wetlands Proposal Draws Flak

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Science  13 Feb 1998:
Vol. 279, Issue 5353, pp. 980
DOI: 10.1126/science.279.5353.980

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Environmentalists and some ecologists are assailing draft regulations that they claim could open up to development many now-protected wetlands, including swamps, bogs, and seasonal marshes. The guidelines, written by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, have also sparked concern among other federal agencies with jurisdiction over wetlands policy.

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