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[Pages 161-192]
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Introduction
I.  The History of Wetlands Regulation in the United States
    A.  CWA Section 404 “Sequencing”
    B.  CWA Administration
    C.  Relaxing the Sequencing Process
    D.  EPA Mitigation Banking Guidelines
II.  The Failure of Traditional Compensatory Mitigation
III.  Mitigation Banking
    A.  Benefits of Mitigation Banking
    B.  Problems with Mitigation Banking
IV.  Legislative Support for Mitigation Banking: TEA-21
V.  The Future of Mitigation Banking: Paving the Road
    A.  Mitigation Banking Warrants Support
    B.  TEA-21 and Mitigation Banking Policy
    C.  TEA-21 as a Model for Future Legislation
    D.  Clear Standards for the Creation of Mitigation Banks
    E.  A Federal Statute Is Necessary
    F.  Preservation of CWA Sequencing
    G.  Public vs. Private Banks
Conclusion