The EPA has released a new rule to administer the Clean Water Act rolling back federal wetland protections after the US Supreme Court’s decision in Sackett v. EPA.
Wetland Coffee Break: Implications of the Sackett decision for Wisconsin: Early takes from the front lines
Watch the recording of our special one-hour edition of the Wetland Coffee Break series to explore the ecological, legal, and political implications for Wisconsin wetlands of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Sackett vs EPA.
Wisconsin Towns Association highlighted the the Pre-Disaster Flood Resilience Bill in their recent magazine. The bill provides tools for local governments to address the root cause of flooding disasters rather than solely focusing on fixing and repairing damages after each incident.
The Wisconsin State Senate is scheduled on June 7th, 2023, to vote on Senate Bill (SB) 222, creating a State Pre-disaster Flood Resilience Grant! Please contact your State Senator and ask them to vote in favor of SB 222 on the Senate Floor on June 7th.
The US Supreme Court’s decision in Sackett vs. EPA substantially narrows the scope of federally protected wetlands to those “with a continuous surface connection to bodies that are waters of the United States in their own right.”