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Impacts of Construction Activities in Wetlands of the United States

EPA Number: 600376045
Date of Publication:April, 1976
Pages:426
Audienceindustry, Regulated Community, Scientific Community, State and local government, Teachers or Educators

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NTIS# PB-256 674 Ordering Information
The primary types of construction activity which severely impact wetland environments of the United States include: floodplain surfacing and drainage, mining, impoundment, canalization, dredging and channelization, and bank and shoreline construction. More...

Keywords:
Water Quality Protection
Water Pollution/Pollutants
Flood plains
Swamps
Marshes; Environmental impacts
Construction
Pavements
Drainage
Dredging
Channel improvements
Wildlife
Canals
Mining
Shore protection
Soil stabilization
Stream flow
Nutrients
Wetlands


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