States Plan Bipartisan Caucus In Push To Bolster Wetlands Protection Funds

June 18, 2024
SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV -- State officials are planning to create a new bipartisan congressional caucus to press lawmakers to bolster funding for their efforts to protect wetlands in the wake of the Sackett decision, including pushing for a new EPA grant program modeled on the National Estuary Program (NEP). Marla Stelk, executive director of the National Association of Wetland Managers (NAWM), announced at the group’s annual State, Tribal and Federal Coordination Meeting June 17 that it will be working to...

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