TITLE

IN THE NEWS

PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
National Wetlands Newsletter;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers environmental news briefs in the U.S. as of November 2012. It mentions the new report "Wetland Water Quality Standards for States" released by the Association of State Wetland Managers Inc. It reports that the American Carbon Registry approved the first carbon-offset methodology for wetland restoration in the Mississippi River Delta, Louisiana. It notes that the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) registry approved greenhouse gas offsets for coastal wetlands.
ACCESSION #
84388535

 

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