In a Daily Business Review article titled “Not Enough of a Good Thing: How Lack of Wetland Mitigation Credits Impacts Land Development in Fla.,” Gunster shareholder Eric Olsen speaks on the impact of mitigation credit shortages.

Olsen explains that “mitigation banks are a good thing for efficiency in the wetland regulatory program and increased mitigation success. There just may not always be enough of them to meet credit demand.” Read the full article to learn about possible solutions to mitigation credit shortages.

Gunster attorney Eric Olsen

Inside and outside of Florida, Eric Olsen assists myriad business and individual clients on environmental law and regulatory matters. A Florida native, for nearly three decades Eric has focused his practice on wetland regulation, mitigation banking, stormwater regulation, consumptive use or water use permitting, water supply and underground injection control. Beginning as a St. Johns River Water Management District in-house attorney, Eric worked with other water management districts to develop the Environmental Resource Permitting program, statutes and rules governing wetland mitigation banks, and rules and policies affecting water supply and water use. He was also involved in evaluating permit applications and resolving enforcement issues. 


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