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Recent regulatory and judicial developments on wetlands

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment of the Committee on Transportation ... Congress, first session, April 29, 1997

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Number of Pages461
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Open LibraryOL7376259M
ISBN 100160555728
ISBN 109780160555725
OCLC/WorldCa37948801

Sackett v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. (), is a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that orders issued by the Environmental Protection Agency under the Clean Water Act are subject to the Administrative Procedure Act. The Court ruled that because the Environmental Protection Agency's orders constitute "final Citations: U.S. (more) S. Ct. ; .   Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, says a new regulation will protect lakes, streams and wetlands. Opponents say it will hurt growth and violate property. Wetland regulation and policy in the United States is dictated by an amalgam of statute, regulation, judicial decisions, administrative policy, and public sentiment that has changed many times over the decades and continues to evolve even today. The laws passed by Congress from approximately to remain the foundation for most environmental regulation in the .


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