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Compensating for wetland losses under the Clean Water Act/Committee on Mitigating Wetland Losses, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

ISBN 0-309-07432-0 (hardcover)

1. Wetlands—Law and legislation—United States. 2. Wetland conservation—Government policy—United States. 3. Wetland mitigation banking—United States. I. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Mitigating Wetland Losses.

KF5624 C66 2001



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