Session12

Session12 - Nutr 241A Agricultural Science and Policy I...

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S e a r c h Readings: Session 12 Authors : Kathleen Merrigan, Ph.D., William Lockeretz, Ph.D. Readings Wetland Fact Sheets , U.S. EPA website. Access at: http://www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/facts/contents.html (read sections: Wetlands Overview; Types of Wetlands; Functions and Values of Wetlands; Economic Benefits of Wetlands; Threats to Wetlands; Wetland Restoration; Section 404 of the Clean Water Act: An Overview; Wetlands on Ag Lands: Section 404 and Swampbuster; NRCS to Identify Agricultural Wetlands; What About Takings?; Exemptions to Section 404 Permit Requirements) Wetland Mitigation Banking: Status and Prospects , Jeffrey Zinn, CRS Report for Congress, Sept, 12, 1997. Access online through the National Council for Science and the Environment: www.ncseonline.org/NLE/CRS/ . In the request form, type in the CRS code # --97 -849. Read entire 17 page report. Key Questions What are the functions and values of wetlands? What factors adversely affect wetlands?
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  • Fall '06
  • KathleenMerrigan
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency, mitigation banking, wetland mitigation banking, Environmental mitigation, Wetlands Overview

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