Book 2011

Lawyers, Swamps, and Money

U.S. Wetland Law, Policy, and Politics


ISBN: 978-1-61091-025-5 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-4


  3. Chapter

    Pages 5-13

    The Ebb and Flow of Public Perceptions of Wetlands

  4. Chapter

    Pages 15-34

    Administrative Law: The Short Course

  5. Chapter

    Pages 35-56

    What’s a Wetland (for purposes of Clean Water Act jurisdiction)?

  6. Chapter

    Pages 57-71

    Dredge and Fill: The Importance of Precise Definitions

  7. Chapter

    Pages 73-92

    Strange Bedfellows: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

  8. Chapter

    Pages 93-110

    No Net Loss: Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics

  9. Chapter

    Pages 111-127

    Wetland Mitigation Banking:Banking on Entrepreneurs

  10. Chapter

    Pages 129-140

    In-lieu Fee Mitigation: Money for Nothing?

  11. Chapter

    Pages 141-157

    Leveling the Mitigation Playing Field

  12. Chapter

    Pages 159-175

    Wetland Enforcement: The Ultimate Discretionary Act

  13. Chapter

    Pages 177-190

    Regulatory Takings in the Wetland Context

  14. Chapter

    Pages 191-197

    Concluding Thoughts and Recommendations

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 199-255