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Clean Water and Property Rights Case—Sacket vz. EPA Heard By SCOTUS Today!

Sackett v. EPA Jonathan H. Adler • January 9, 2012 8:10 am Today the Supreme Court hears oral argument in Sackett v. EPA, a challenge to the federal government’s claim that landowners (and other regulated entities) may not obtain pre-enforcement review of an administrative compliance order under the Clean Water Act.  I previewed the case before.  Here is how the WSJ reports on […]

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Reinventing Environmentalism with Don Parmeter: Congress May Push Back on Expansion of Federal Power over Minnesota Water and Land

snowmobiling on lake

The battle over federal jurisdiction of water and lands under the 1972 Federal Water Pollution Control Act is expected to be taken to the floor of the U.S. Senate as early as next week.  The debate has raged between Congress and the Obama Administration since the defeat of the expansive Clean Water Restoration Act, authored by former Minnesota Congressman James […]

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Snatching Environmental Defeat from the Jaws of Victory by Bill Glahn

Bill Glahn

Driving around this afternoon, I caught this story on Minnesota Public Radio (MPR).  With great sadness, MPR reports that Minnesota currently meets national air quality standards.  But don’t despair, big opportunities are coming to micromanage your lives (read more on Bill’s Blogspot….) 

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