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Wetlands are areas where water covers soil all or part of the time. Wetlands are important because they protect and improve water quality, provide fish and wildlife habitats, store floodwaters and maintain surface water flow during dry periods.
Learn about wetlands with our Wetlands Factsheet Series.
September 16, 2020: EPA is soliciting comments on Florida's request to assume a CWA Section 404 program. Federal Register Notice. For more information visit EPA R4's web page.
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