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Resource at risk

Updated: March 9, 2005, 6:11 PM ET
By Robert Montgomery | BASS Times, April 2003

Bush administration proposal would risk 20 million acres of wetlands by redefining the Clean Water Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fishermen, hunters, environmentalists and other natural resource advocates may have already lost the first battle in their ongoing efforts to protect the nation's wetlands.

Barring an extension, a public comment period has ended and the Bush administration is moving ahead with a proposal that could put at risk 20 million acres of wetlands and half of U.S. streams, ...

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