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July 10, 2017

PLF asks Ninth Circuit to delay Duarte Nursery trial

Late last Friday, PLF, on behalf of clients John Duarte and Duarte Nursery, filed a Petition in the Ninth Circuit requesting that it stay the upcoming trial in the Duarte Nursery case. As we have previously reported, Mr. Duarte and Duarte Nursery are facing millions of dollars in fines based on the government's contention that ...

June 01, 2017

Did PLF clients influence Trump executive order? Hopefully.

For years, Pacific Legal Foundation has been helping to protect individuals from the irrational and abusive expansion of the Clean Water Act (CWA). In far too many cases, the government has claimed violation of the CWA when individuals use their own land in a way that does not pollute federal waterways. Often, the government has ...

January 13, 2016

Paul Ryan cites PLF cases in WOTUS op-ed

Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and Congressman from Wisconsin, wrote a timely piece for today’s Omaha World Herald criticizing the EPA’s new waters of the United States (WOTUS) definition. Ryan aptly sets out that the new rule is about power, and nothing less: The Obama administration's sweeping new rule, dubbed Waters of the Unite ...

September 04, 2015

President's weekly report — September 4, 2015

Endangered Species Act:  Delist the Kangaroo Rat The federal government's intransigence when it comes to delisting recovering species reveals both the government's disregard for the rule of law and the underlying real goal of so much environmental legislation: to restrict development and impede human endeavor.  Representing the Riverside County F ...

February 11, 2014

Listen to PLF client John Duarte on today's Ray Appleton radio show

PLF client John Duarte is scheduled to appear on the radio later this morning with host Ray Appleton on Fresno’s KMJ 580 AM, between 11am and 2pm, and among other topics he will be talking about PLF’s case on his behalf against the US Army Corps of Engineers and yesterday’s hearing (spoiler: the hearing went ...