June 14, 2010

Coverage on PLF's Alaska victory

By Coverage on PLF's Alaska victory

Author:  Damien M. Schiff

From the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.  Here's an excerpt:

The complex case was one of a handful filed in recent years about federal regulation of land considered wetlands in and around Fairbanks. The Pacific Legal Foundation, a property rights advocacy legal group that helped represent Great Northwest in court, also assisted a 2006 attempt by the Fairbanks North Star Borough to challenge federal wetland regulation at a proposed park site north of the city.

"This is a major victory for the principle that there are limits on federal regulators’ power over private property," Damien Schiff, a lawyer for the foundation, said in a statement Thursday.

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