October 30, 2014

Senator Vitter supports PLF's Clean Water Act petition to U.S. Supreme Court

By M. Reed Hopper Senior Attorney

Yesterday, we reported here that we had filed a petition for review in the U.S. Supreme Court to protect landowners from government abuse under the Clean Water Act.  Today, we are happy to report that Senator Vitter, on the Environment and Public Works Committee, has announced his support for the case.  His statement can be read here.  The case, Kent Recycling Services v. Army Corps of Engineers, has also gained support from scholars, practitioners and property rights advocates nationwide.

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