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Banks and Fees Study

ELI's mitigation study, "Banks and Fees," was launched in 2000 and designed to provide citizen groups, local, state, and federal agencies, the public, and the regulated community with the information they needed to evaluate the ability of wetland mitigation banking and in-lieu-fee mitigation to achieve regional wetland conservation and land-use planning objectives.
The report, Banks and Fees: The Status of Off-Site Wetland Mitigation In the United States (2002), describes the extent and nature of wetland mitigation banking and in-lieu-fee mitigation activities in the nation. It examines all wetland mitigation banks now in operation, as well as many proposed banks and newly emerging banking approaches, such as umbrella banks. It looks at mitigation banks recognized by and analyzes the in-lieu-fee programs administered by the Corps of Engineers, state agencies, and local governments. It summarizes existing state and local guidance and legislation that relate to wetland mitigation banking and in-lieu-fee mitigation.

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Last updated July 2002.
Cite: Environmental Law Institute. 2002. "Banks and Fees: The Status of Off-Site Wetland Mitigation in the United States." Washington, DC: Environmental Law Institute. July 2002.

 

 

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