By Kenneth Bogdan , Paul Cylinder , April Zohn and Joel Butterworth
- Item# WE2
- ISBN: 0923956-76-X
- Copyright (c) 2004
- Price: $50.00
Offers an overview of the complex laws and regulations governing our nation's waters. It is a guide to federal and state laws and permitting requirements, and provides guidance on the preparation of wetland conservation plans.
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|CHAPTERS AT A GLANCE|
ABOUT THE BOOK
Wetlands, Streams, and Other Waters offers an overview of the complex laws
and regulations that govern our nation's waters.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Paul D. Cylinder, Ph.D., is a Principal with Jones & Stokes. Dr. Cylinder
uses his training and experience in ecology and environmental regulations
to assist clients in complying with Section 404 of the Clean Water Act,
the federal and state Endangered Species Acts, the National Environmental
Policy Act (NEPA), and various other federal and state environmental
regulations that address natural resources. Dr. Cylinder has conducted
ecological studies, biological resources impact assessments, and
endangered species surveys; facilitated wetland delineation and
permitting; developed habitat conservation plans, natural resources
management plans, habitat restoration plans, biological resource
mitigation plans, endangered species recovery plans; and prepared
biological and physical resource databases and maps. Dr. Cylinder received
his Ph.D. in botany from the University of California, Berkeley, and his
B.A. in biological sciences from the University of Chicago.
|Growth and development pressure throughout the United States have collided
with efforts to protect our wetlands, streams, and other waters. Agencies,
corporations, and individuals wishing to develop or protect these valuable
and dwindling resources can become lost in the maze of federal, state, and
local laws and regulations. We have attempted to unravel the intricacies
of the regulatory programs that control activities in streams, wetlands,
and other waters; and offer advice, drawn from extensive professional
experience, on how most effectively and efficiently to navigate the
regulatory process. We have written this book for:
Readers will find this book and its extensive appendices to be a valuable and reliable reference on regulation and the environmental permitting process for wetlands, streams, and other waters. The federal regulatory process is presented in detail; state regulatory programs are summarized, and additional information is provided for states with the most extensive regulatory programs. Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act are examined in detail, and other federal laws related to the regulation of wetlands and other waters are introduced.
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We hope that the advice in this practical guide will prove helpful in pursuing projects and programs involving wetlands, streams, and other waters throughout the United States.