Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 19, 2020

Trump Administration’s Wetland Deception  

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) reports

Two federal environmental agencies are taking diametrically opposed positions on the ecological and economic value of wetlands, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). While the U,S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unveiled a rule allowing more than half of the wetlands in the country to be dredged and filled, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) is celebrating “American Wetlands Month” with web-events, a podcast, and other activities highlighting the importance of preserving wetlands.

Read more at Trump Administration’s Wetland Deception  – PEER.org


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