Fearing Sackett, Environmentalists Eye ‘Stop-Gap’ Wetland Protections

November 8, 2022
Fearing a Supreme Court ruling that could curb Clean Water Act (CWA) protections for wetlands and other waterbodies, environmentalists are eyeing a series of alternative protections that they say can be used to temporarily protect waters, including increased conservation funding, stepped up local enforcement and new local mandates. But in an issue paper released Nov. 1, the coalition of five groups -- Natural Resources Defense Council, Anthropocene Alliance, Earthjustice, Environment America, the National Wildlife Federation and the Southern Environmental Law...

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