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Environmental markets for wetlands create incentives for landowners to improve ecosystem services on their lands. These markets are often driven by regulatory programs such as Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. 

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EPA Wetland Mitigation Banking Factsheet  
This EPA site provides background and general information on what a mitigation bank is, how mitigation banks are established, and the benefits and status of mitigation banking.                   

Implementing Financial Assurance for Mitigation Project Success  
Implementing financial assurances for mitigation project success can be challenging and place demands on regulators outside their regular areas of practice and expertise. The Institute for Water Resources prepared this white paper to provide a reference resource for Corps district staff involved with overseeing financial assurances. 

2008 Compensatory Mitigation Rule  
In 2008, EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, through a joint rulemaking, expanded the 404(b)(1) Guidelines to include comprehensive standards for all three mechanisms for providing compensatory mitigation. 
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