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Featured story Puerto Rico Will Create Task Force to Improve Wetlands The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Puerto Rico Land Authority have reached a settlement that requires the creation of a task force to identify, monitor and protect wetlands in Puerto Rico in order to resolve a 2007 EPA complaint over Clean Water Act violations. According to the settlement, the Puerto Rico Land Authority will pay a $25,000 penalty and set up a $100,000 interest-bearing account, which will be used to establish a wetlands management program. For the complete report, go to http://www.stormwaterauthority.org/library/view_article.aspx?id=1205