Farmers may need permits for wetland use

Jun 27, 2013
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants more restrictions on how wetland use is regulated.

Source: Detroitnews

Michigan may lose its Department of Environmental Quality-run wetlands permitting program despite legislation awaiting the signature of Gov. Rick Snyder that is designed to stave off a federal takeover. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for several years has identified problems with the state's enforcement of the Clean Water Act - the only state other than New Jersey that is allowed this power.

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