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Senator Cramer raises Lake Ilo concerns in hearing

May 18, 2023  By Dickinson Press staff

On April 27, the FWS published a proposed rule clarifying drain tile may be installed on lands encumbered by a wetland easement provided that protected wetland areas are not drained, directly or indirectly. The proposed regulations require the Service to establish drain tile setback distances based upon the best available science, soil characteristics, tile diameter, depth of tile below the surface, and topography. This ensures protected wetland areas are not drained. | READ MORE

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