Supreme Court Sharply Limits the EPA’s Ability to Protect Wetlands

The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to protect wetlands applied only to those that are indistinguishable from, and have a “continuous surface connection” to, larger lakes, oceans, streams and rivers.  Environmentalists said the decision sharply limited the EPA’s ability to protect possibly more than half of the nation’s wetlands—amounting […]

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