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What You Need to Know to Secure Permits under the Amended 2023 WOTUS Rule

On May 25, 2023, the Supreme Court of the U.S. (SCOTUS) issued a ruling in the Sackett v. EPA case, stating only wetlands with a continuous surface connection to large rivers, lakes, and streams are eligible for federal protection. On August 29, 2023, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) amended the 2023 Clean Water Rule

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The Truth About Noise: Debunking 3 Common Myths About the Effects of Noise on Humans

Sound affects people in both positive and negative ways. Besides sound being the primary communication channel for most people, our reactions to sound provide a key trigger for protecting ourselves from harm.  This protective reaction is usually accompanied by an increase in stress hormones, which can cause physical damage to our bodies over time. Sound

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How Three Bat Species Listings May Impact your Wind Energy Project

The operation of wind energy facilities can potentially harm bats, but the true extent of this danger is not fully understood. In some US regions, a significant challenge to developing wind energy is finding ways to lower the number of bats that collide with wind turbines while maintaining high power production levels. When developing or

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