What was the chief cause of the problem between the Corps of Engineers and the EPA

Gwen Arnold, “When Cooperative Federalism Isn’t: How U.S. Federal Interagency Contradictions Impede Effective Wetland Management,” Publius 45, no. 2 (Spring 2015): 244-269 (posted on Canvas, under “Files”)

  1. What is “cooperative federalism”? The word cooperation suggests that two entities have authority (sovereignty) regarding the actions taken to reach a common goal. Do the examples of cooperative federalism given in this article exemplify this common definition of “cooperation”?  Why or why not?
  2. What was the chief cause of the problem between the Corps of Engineers and the EPA?
  3. Who are the interested parties in the enforcement of federal statutes and regulations?