In-Lieu Fee Mitigation: Review of Program Instruments and Implementation Across the Country
169 Pages Posted: 29 Jun 2020
Date Written: July 2019
Nationwide, in-lieu fee (ILF) programs provide a significant percentage of the compensatory mitigation available to offset permitted impacts to aquatic resources. This comprehensive report outlines the range of practice in ILF mitigation and describes innovative approaches across the country. The aim of this report is to support the development of effective mitigation programs by enhancing the capacity of state/local/tribal governments and others to develop or oversee ILF programs.
Keywords: compensatory mitigation, Clean Water Act, wetlands, streams, in-lieu fee programs
JEL Classification: K32, Q2, Q25, Q28
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