Issue Up Close: Sustaining our remaining wetlands for people, fish and wildlife - Mitigation That Works
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|Description||In the 1970s, Congress and the Washington State
Legislature adopted clean water laws to protect the
health of people, communities and the environment.
Our clean water laws recognize the critical role of
wetlands – marshes, bogs and similar places – and
guide public agencies and private landowners as we
work to preserve, protect, and restore them.
This publication explains how the Department of Ecology is using mitigation to minimize damage to wetlands and offset the losses when damage is unavoidable.
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|Contact||Jessica Payne at 360-407-6548|
|Keywords||fish, water, wetlands, mitigation|
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