Wetland Protections in Transition

Estuary News

Environmentalists are heading warily into the fall following two regulatory developments that they fear may cramp efforts to protect California’s wetlands. . . Baykeeper Managing Attorney Erica Maharg said, "Wetlands are vitally important to the health of nearby surface waters and it is extremely important that they be protected overall. So the whittling away at what we define as wetlands is concerning."