16 U.S. Code § 3921 - National wetlands priority conservation plan
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(a) In general
The Secretary shall establish, and periodically review and revise, a national wetlands priority conservation plan which shall specify, on a region-by-region basis or other basis considered appropriate by the Secretary, the types of wetlands and interests in wetlands which should be given priority with respect to Federal and State acquisition.
The Secretary shall establish the plan required by subsection (a) of this section after consultation with—
(c) Factors to be considered
The Secretary, in establishing the plan required by subsection (a) of this section, shall consider—
(1) the estimated proportion remaining of the respective types of wetlands which existed at the time of European settlement;
(2) the estimated current rate of loss and the threat of future losses of the respective types of wetlands; and
(3) the contributions of the respective types of wetlands to—
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