Wetlands accountingall wet?
With no reliable tally of wetlands and their status, federal officials cannot assess the success of government programs aimed at achieving "no net loss of wetlands."
1998. Wetlands Overview: Problems With Acreage Data Persist. General Accounting Office. July. Washington, D.C.
Adler, T. 1995. Two views of a swamp. Science News 148(July 22):56.
Raloff, J. 1998. Fine-tuning federal water policies. Science News 153(March 7):159.
United States General Accounting Office
Resources, Community and Economic Development Division
Washington, DC 20548
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