The EPA should get on with Clean Water Act reform

For many years, PLF has served as advocate for ordinary Americans facing byzantine regulation of their land by the EPA’s water bureaucrats. In 2006 our client John Rapanos won his … ›

Concerns over Duarte case remain for US Senators

On Wednesday of this week, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on the legal and technical flaws in the Obama Administration’s 2015 WOTUS definition.* During … ›

Weekly litigation report — October 7, 2016

Government shouldn’t abridge the freedom of speech with regulatory harassment We filed this petition for writ of certiorari asking the Supreme Court to take up the case of Bennie v. … ›

PLF responds to Corps’ disappointing nationwide permit proposal

This morning PLF submitted a comment letter to the United States Army Corps of Engineers in response to the Corps’ Proposal to Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits under the Clean … ›

PLF files brief on jurisdiction of Waters of the United States rule challenges

PLF, the Cato Institute, and Southeastern Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief last week in Chamber of Commerce, et al. v. EPA, et al., a Tenth Circuit case that will decide which … ›

Congressional testimony on the Clean Water Act

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of testifying before the Senate Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife concerning agency abuses of private property owners under the Clean Water Act. … ›

PLF to National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners: “Yes, the WOTUS rule is as bad as it seems—in fact, it’s probably worse.”

Over the last two years since it was proposed, the “waters of the United States” or “WOTUS rule” has ruffled more than a few feathers. As soon as the rule … ›

PLF seeks en banc rehearing of sixth circuit jurisdictional ruling in WOTUS challenge

This week PLF asked the full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear whether jurisdiction over challenges to the WOTUS rule is proper in the federal appeals courts or the federal … ›

Poll: Residents of Chesapeake Bay watershed don’t trust federal micro-management

According to a Morning Consult poll sponsored by the American Farm Bureau Federation, Chesapeake Bay residents prefer state and local governments to federal regulators when it comes to protecting local … ›

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The EPA should get on with Clean Water Act reform

For many years, PLF has served as advocate for ordinary Americans facing byzantine regulation of their land by the EPA’s water bureaucrats. In 2006 our client John Rapanos won his … ›

Concerns over Duarte case remain for US Senators

On Wednesday of this week, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on the legal and technical flaws in the Obama Administration’s 2015 WOTUS definition.* During … ›

Weekly litigation report — October 7, 2016

Government shouldn’t abridge the freedom of speech with regulatory harassment We filed this petition for writ of certiorari asking the Supreme Court to take up the case of Bennie v. … ›

PLF responds to Corps’ disappointing nationwide permit proposal

This morning PLF submitted a comment letter to the United States Army Corps of Engineers in response to the Corps’ Proposal to Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits under the Clean … ›

PLF files brief on jurisdiction of Waters of the United States rule challenges

PLF, the Cato Institute, and Southeastern Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief last week in Chamber of Commerce, et al. v. EPA, et al., a Tenth Circuit case that will decide which … ›

Congressional testimony on the Clean Water Act

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of testifying before the Senate Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife concerning agency abuses of private property owners under the Clean Water Act. … ›

PLF to National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners: “Yes, the WOTUS rule is as bad as it seems—in fact, it’s probably worse.”

Over the last two years since it was proposed, the “waters of the United States” or “WOTUS rule” has ruffled more than a few feathers. As soon as the rule … ›

PLF seeks en banc rehearing of sixth circuit jurisdictional ruling in WOTUS challenge

This week PLF asked the full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear whether jurisdiction over challenges to the WOTUS rule is proper in the federal appeals courts or the federal … ›

Poll: Residents of Chesapeake Bay watershed don’t trust federal micro-management

According to a Morning Consult poll sponsored by the American Farm Bureau Federation, Chesapeake Bay residents prefer state and local governments to federal regulators when it comes to protecting local … ›

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The EPA should get on with Clean Water Act reform

For many years, PLF has served as advocate for ordinary Americans facing byzantine regulation of their land by the EPA’s water bureaucrats. In 2006 our client John Rapanos won his … ›

Concerns over Duarte case remain for US Senators

On Wednesday of this week, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on the legal and technical flaws in the Obama Administration’s 2015 WOTUS definition.* During … ›

Weekly litigation report — October 7, 2016

Government shouldn’t abridge the freedom of speech with regulatory harassment We filed this petition for writ of certiorari asking the Supreme Court to take up the case of Bennie v. … ›

PLF responds to Corps’ disappointing nationwide permit proposal

This morning PLF submitted a comment letter to the United States Army Corps of Engineers in response to the Corps’ Proposal to Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits under the Clean … ›

PLF files brief on jurisdiction of Waters of the United States rule challenges

PLF, the Cato Institute, and Southeastern Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief last week in Chamber of Commerce, et al. v. EPA, et al., a Tenth Circuit case that will decide which … ›

Congressional testimony on the Clean Water Act

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of testifying before the Senate Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife concerning agency abuses of private property owners under the Clean Water Act. … ›

PLF to National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners: “Yes, the WOTUS rule is as bad as it seems—in fact, it’s probably worse.”

Over the last two years since it was proposed, the “waters of the United States” or “WOTUS rule” has ruffled more than a few feathers. As soon as the rule … ›

PLF seeks en banc rehearing of sixth circuit jurisdictional ruling in WOTUS challenge

This week PLF asked the full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear whether jurisdiction over challenges to the WOTUS rule is proper in the federal appeals courts or the federal … ›

Poll: Residents of Chesapeake Bay watershed don’t trust federal micro-management

According to a Morning Consult poll sponsored by the American Farm Bureau Federation, Chesapeake Bay residents prefer state and local governments to federal regulators when it comes to protecting local … ›

The EPA should get on with Clean Water Act reform

For many years, PLF has served as advocate for ordinary Americans facing byzantine regulation of their land by the EPA’s water bureaucrats. In 2006 our client John Rapanos won his … ›

Concerns over Duarte case remain for US Senators

On Wednesday of this week, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on the legal and technical flaws in the Obama Administration’s 2015 WOTUS definition.* During … ›

Weekly litigation report — October 7, 2016

Government shouldn’t abridge the freedom of speech with regulatory harassment We filed this petition for writ of certiorari asking the Supreme Court to take up the case of Bennie v. … ›

PLF responds to Corps’ disappointing nationwide permit proposal

This morning PLF submitted a comment letter to the United States Army Corps of Engineers in response to the Corps’ Proposal to Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits under the Clean … ›

PLF files brief on jurisdiction of Waters of the United States rule challenges

PLF, the Cato Institute, and Southeastern Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief last week in Chamber of Commerce, et al. v. EPA, et al., a Tenth Circuit case that will decide which … ›

Congressional testimony on the Clean Water Act

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of testifying before the Senate Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife concerning agency abuses of private property owners under the Clean Water Act. … ›

PLF to National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners: “Yes, the WOTUS rule is as bad as it seems—in fact, it’s probably worse.”

Over the last two years since it was proposed, the “waters of the United States” or “WOTUS rule” has ruffled more than a few feathers. As soon as the rule … ›

PLF seeks en banc rehearing of sixth circuit jurisdictional ruling in WOTUS challenge

This week PLF asked the full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear whether jurisdiction over challenges to the WOTUS rule is proper in the federal appeals courts or the federal … ›

Poll: Residents of Chesapeake Bay watershed don’t trust federal micro-management

According to a Morning Consult poll sponsored by the American Farm Bureau Federation, Chesapeake Bay residents prefer state and local governments to federal regulators when it comes to protecting local … ›