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Our nation"s wetlands

an interagency task force report

by Elinor Lander Horwitz

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington, D.C .
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    Subjects:
  • Wetlands -- United States,
  • Wetland conservation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementU.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Soil Conservation Service [et al.] Coordinated by the Council on Environmental Quality, written by Elinor Lander Horowitz.
    ContributionsHorowitz, Elinor Lander, United States. Soil Conservation Service, Council on Environmental Quality (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 70 p. illus. (some col.) ;
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19168001M

    This book argues that to understand wetlands is to understand human development. Using case studies drawn from three English wetlands, the book moves between empirical research and scholarship to interrogate how these particular ecosystems have played an essential part in the development of our contemporary society; yet inhabit a strange place in our national psyche. Wetlands Reading List Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 The books that are described in the "Wetlands Reading List" are only a few of the many that exist on wetlands and wetlands related topics. Readers unable to locate any of the books identified in the "Wetlands Reading List," will want to look for other books that may cover the same topic.

    What Is the Status of Our Nation’s Wetlands? More than million acres of wetlands are thought to have existed in the lower 48 states in the s. Since then extensive losses have occurred, and more than half of our original wetlands have been drained and converted to other uses. The mids to the mids were a time of major national.   NAIROBI — On Thursday, 12 days after a large cargo ship got stuck on a reef off the coast of Mauritius, an island nation in the western Indian Ocean, its .

      Wetlands is Roche's first book. The opening sentence concerns haemorrhoids: it is relatively tame. this would suggest we are most our national selves when naked. An ELI 50th Anniversary Seminar. The scope of federal jurisdiction over water pollution and wetlands was greatly muddied by the U.S. Supreme Court’s Rapanos States decision. Rather than clarifying “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) and the boundaries of federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Court left us with a fractured decision and no clear.


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