4 Experts Available for Timely Analysis on EPA Wetlands Rule

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To comply with the Supreme Court's recent Sackett decision, the EPA issued a final rule that could strip protections from a large portion of America's wetlands. 

For reporters covering the implications of this rule change, the following university-based experts are available to provide commentary and analysis:

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Calder's research focuses on health and environmental impacts of energy and civil infrastructure interventions. Calder is particularly interested in developing methods to guide individual and policy decisions to manage risks to water resources and food systems.

University of Maine

Moffa oversees the Environmental and Oceans Law Certificate Program at Maine Law. Previously, Moffa served in the General Counsel’s Office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

University of Pennsylvania
Scott Moore

Moore's research interests center on environmental sustainability, technology, and international relations. His first book, Subnational Hydropolitics: Conflict, Cooperation, and Institution-Building in Shared River Basins, examines how climate change and other pressures affect the likelihood of conflict over water within countries. Prior to UPenn, Moore was a Young Professional and Water Resources Management Specialist at the World Bank Group.

Syracuse University

Sultana is an internationally recognized interdisciplinary scholar whose research focuses on climate change, water governance, international development and decolonization. Overarching themes in Sultana’s writings include political ecology, environmental justice, citizenship, human rights, and gender relations.