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Supreme Court decision on WOTUS jurisdiction spurs EPA action

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Written by the American Fisheries Society On January 22, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that challenges to the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule must be heard in district courts rather than in U.S. Federal Courts of Appeal presenting a procedural hurdle to the Trump Administration's efforts to repeal and replace the 2015 rule with a narrower rule. Indu...
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SWS and partners send letters in support of WOTUS & Amici Curiae Brief

March 1, 2017 -  Representing over 200,000 members and 130+ professional societies and research organizations, the Society of Wetland Scientists, along with the American Fisheries Society, American Institute for Biological Sciences, Ecological Society of America, Phycological Society of America, Society for Ecological Restoration and Society f...
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SWS Signs a Letter Related to the U.S. Senate Amendment on Forest Biofuels For Energy

SWS was presented with a short turn-around opportunity from Dr. Bill Moomaw (IPCC author, a plenary speaker in Providence and a recent SWS webinar presenter on climate change and wetlands) to join other scientists and societies by signing onto a letter related to a U.S. Senate amendment concerning use of forest biofuels for energy. After review by ...
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