TITLE

Supreme Court Guts Clean Water Act Protection of "Isolated" Wetlands Used by Migratory Birds

AUTHOR(S)
Brax, Jeff
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Ecology Law Quarterly;2001, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p543
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the United States (U.S.) Supreme Court decision on the case between Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County in Illinois and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which involved wetland habitats of migratory birds under the Clean Water Act. Description of the case and its precedents; Discussion on the Migratory Bird Rule; Impact of the case on water quality and migratory birds.
ACCESSION #
4850097

 

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