From California Water News Daily: – A final draft of the State Wetland Definition and Procedures for Discharges of Dredged or Fill Material to Waters of the State was released late last week by the State Water Resources Control Board. The procedures are intended to address environmentally sensitive undeveloped areas such as rivers, streams and wetlands as well as bays and estuaries.

Important enhancements within the draft procedures are designed to protect and enhance ecologically sensitive areas where water now exists. (more)