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Remembering Dr. Brij Gopal

January 21, 2021

Internationally renowned aquatic scientist Dr. Brij Gopal, President of National Institute of Ecology and Founder-Coordinator of Centre for Inland Waters in South Asia, passed away on January 4, 2021. He retired in 2009 as Professor of Environmental Science from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He had worked in all aspects of ecology, biodiversity, ecosystem…

SWS joins other societies in filing Amici brief in District of Massachusetts

December 21, 2020

The Society of Wetland Scientists joined eight other national and international scientific societies, who are all actively involved in research, education, conservation and restoration of aquatic resources and ecosystems in filing an Amici Brief in the District of Massachusetts in support of The Conservation Law Foundation suit against the EPA to repeal the new definition of the Waters of the US. Click here…

SWS issues comment letter on the USACE proposal to reissue and modify nationwide permits

November 18, 2020
Wetland valley with mountains

The recent USACE proposal to Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits (85 FR 179; Docket ID No. COE-2020-0002) was published in the Federal Register on September 15, 2020 with an invitation to submit comments. The proposal includes off-cycle reissuance of existing NWPs, changes to the associated general conditions and definitions, and five proposed new permits. Click…

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