In a pond near the Delaware waterway known as Taylors Gut, a great egret catches its morning meal on July 22, 2014. The pond is southeast of a complex of wetland formations called Delmarva bays that are part of a federal proposal to update the Clean Water Act. (Chris Adams/McClatchy)
In a pond near the Delaware waterway known as Taylors Gut, a great egret catches its morning meal on July 22, 2014. The pond is southeast of a complex of wetland formations called Delmarva bays that are part of a federal proposal to update the Clean Water Act. (Chris Adams/McClatchy) McClatchy
In a pond near the Delaware waterway known as Taylors Gut, a great egret catches its morning meal on July 22, 2014. The pond is southeast of a complex of wetland formations called Delmarva bays that are part of a federal proposal to update the Clean Water Act. (Chris Adams/McClatchy) McClatchy

Feds face backlash trying to regulate wetlands that often aren’t wet

August 04, 2014 3:37 PM