Sacketts and Damien Schiff to appear on Lou Dobbs at 4PM PDT
PLF’s precedent-setting U.S. Supreme Court victory for property rights, in Sackett v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, will be highlighted on Lou Dobbs Tonight, on the Fox Business Channel, this evening.
PLF clients Mike and Chantell Sackett are scheduled to be interviewed, along with PLF Principal Attorney Damien M. Schiff, who successfully argued the Sacketts’ case at the High Court.
Lou Dobbs Tonight airs on the Fox Business Channel at 7:00 p.m. EDT, 4:00 p.m. PDT.
For more information on today’s historic Supreme Court ruling for the right of property owners to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency in court, visit PLF’s website: www.pacificlegal.org/Sackett.
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Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency
Chantell and Michael Sackett received a local permit to build a modest three-bedroom home on a half-acre lot in an existing, partially built-out residential subdivision in Priest Lake, Idaho. The home poses no threat to water quality but federal EPA regulators nonetheless declared their property to contain a wetland and demanded they stop all work and restore the lot to its natural condition or pay fines of up to $75,000 per day. When they sued to challenge this order, EPA asserted they had no right to judicial review. The district court and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed, and tossed their lawsuit out of court. The United States Supreme Court unanimously reversed, ruling that failure to allow the lawsuit violated the Sacketts’ constitutional due process rights. They are now litigating their claims in federal district court in Idaho.Read more
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