The US Clean Water Act and Habitat Replacement: Evaluation of Mitigation Sites in Orange County, California, USA

@article{Sudol2002TheU,
  title={
The US Clean Water Act and Habitat Replacement: Evaluation of Mitigation Sites in Orange County, California, USA},
  author={Mark Sudol and Richard F Ambrose},
  journal={Environmental Management},
  year={2002},
  volume={30},
  pages={0727-0734}
}
Abstract Both permit requirements and ecological assessments have been used to evaluate mitigation success. This analysis combines these two approaches to evaluate mitigation required under Section 404 of the United States Clean Water Act (CWA) and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act, which allow developers to provide compensatory mitigation for unavoidable impacts to wetlands. This study reviewed permit files and conducted field assessments of mitigation sites to evaluate the… CONTINUE READING

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