Table 5-7 Wetlands Loss and Replacement for Federal-Aid Highways: 1996-99

Table 5-7
Wetlands Loss and Replacement for Federal-Aid Highways: 1996-99

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  Acres impacted Acres replaced Recovery ratio Target
1996 1,568 3,554 2.3:1 1.0:1
1997 1,699 4,484 2.6:1 1.0:1
1998 1,167 2,557 2.2:1 1.5:1
1999 2,354 5,409 2.3:1 1.5:1

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Connecting America: 1999 Report to the Nation, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/reports/1999annual/, as of Sept. 25, 2000.