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ID:

237

Date:

2007-07-06

Headline:

After Lobbying, Wetlands Rules Are Narrowed

Reporter's name:

John M. Broder

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The New York Times

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

New rules governing the nation's protected wetlands and streams were weakened by the Bush administration after lobbying by developers and other polluters, according to documents obtained under FOIA by the Sierra Club, Earth Justice and other environmental groups concerned about the administration's enforcement of a key Supreme Court ruling about wetlands protection.


Agencies:

EPA

States:

US

Categories:

environment


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