Water Policy Army Corps

Ariel Wittenberg



Before diving into coverage of water issues like infrastructure funding, drought and ecosystem restoration, Ariel wrote about transportation and defense for E&E News. She worked previously for The Standard-Times in New Bedford, Mass., where her coverage focused on the offshore wind industry and toxic waste. In 2013 and 2014 the New England Newspaper and Press Association awarded her first place in environmental reporting and second place in investigative reporting, respectively, for her coverage of the New Bedford Harbor Superfund site. She graduated from Brandeis University in 2011 with a degree in American studies.

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Meet the feds who track changes in the nation's wetlands

KENT ISLAND, Md. — Megan Lang, chief scientist at the National Wetlands Inventory, leads a team tracking wetlands changes across the country. Staring down a 2022 congressional deadline, Lang's team has been working since 2018 to review 5,048 control plots, each 4 square miles, randomly scattered across the country.