Senator Merkley Questions Expert on Protecting Wetlands

Senator Merkley spoke with Dr. Mažeika Patricio Sulliván, Director of the Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science at Clemson University, during an Environment and Public Works Committee hearing entitled “Examining the Implications of Sackett v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Clean Water Act Protections of Wetlands and Streams.”

Wetlands support critical ecosystems and are of significant cultural importance to Tribes in Oregon, and we must work together to continue to protect our nation’s wetlands and streams.

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