The big problem is in the ways that laws are written -- it's rather like the "no tolerance" school gun laws leading to a kid being suspended for the shape of his half-eaten pop tart.
I live in Kewaunee County, WI. Kewaunee County has many square miles of wetlands in 3 major swamps and dozens of minor ones. When they needed to widen Hwy 57 to 4 lanes, the preferred route was banned because it crossed a small corner of the huge Duvall Swamp. Instead they followed the old route of the road, up the east shore of Green Bay, (CONT...)