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The Minimal Effects Exemption and the Regulation of Headwater Wetlands Under Swampbuster, With a Coda on the Theme of SWANCC

Introduction

Under the Wetland Conservation subtitle of the Food Security Act of 1985, as amended, commonly known as "Swampbuster,"1 wetlands may be used to grow crops provided they are not...

Recent Developments in Federal Wetlands Law: Part III

Editors' Summary: This Article is the last in a three-part series intended to supplement Federal Wetlands Law, a primer that ELR published in 1993 and subsequently incorporated into the Wetlands Deskbook. The Article,...

Federal Wetlands Law: Part III

Editors' Summary: This Article is the third in a three-part series on federal wetlands law. In it, the author concludes her comprehensive review of the current state of laws and regulations that address wetlands. In the first two...