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A recent US Supreme Court case impacts wetland protection in Florida listen

11/15/13 Joshua Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Tags: environment, wetlands, mitigation, US Supreme Court, private property, property rights


Wetlands are important to Florida in part because they help to protect against flooding and the adverse effects of natural disasters. Tuesday at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport legal and environmental experts examined the impacts of a US Supreme Court decision that will affect the way that developers will be able to acquire and build over protected wetlands.

Ed Thomas is the President of the [Natural Hazard Mitigation Association](http://nhma....

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