In the News

Weekly News of Interest

Listed below are links to news articles that may be of interest to the wetland community. They also appear in the monthly issue of Wetland News Digest. Readers are encouraged to send links to recent articles, publications, and other resources pertaining to wetlands in their local area to William Dooley, Policy Analyst at and reference “In the News” in the subject box.

Preserving Ancient Wetlands and the Species that Rely on Them

Restoring peatlands would improve water quality, report finds

SpaceX wants to fill in wetlands at South Texas launch facility

USDA invests in new project to restore wetlands

Dedicated funding is one step closer for Delaware clean-water improvements

Oregon wetland restorations provoke controversy


Recent Comment Letters

ASWM Provides Feedback on Priorities for the Biden-Harris Administration

ASWM’s Executive Director met with members of the EPA Agency Review Team section of the Biden-Harris Presidential Transition Team on November 19th, 2020 to discuss priorities for Clean Water Act jurisdiction. Following the meeting, the Board of Directors met and crafted a letter outlining recommended priorities for the new Administration on day 1 and the first 100 days, and submitted the final letter to the EPA Agency Review Team on November 30th. ASWM’s letter can be found here.