The federal government pushes radical new agenda against farmers
PLF Director of Communications Harold Johnson hosts a discussion with PLF Senior Staff Attorney Tony Francois about Pacific Legal Foundation’s ongoing case, Duarte v. Corps of Engineers. A recent ruling against the Duarte family has major implications not only for Duarte Nursery, but for farmers across the United States. PLF attorneys represent Duarte Nursery and John Duarte in a lawsuit over the denial of due process rights by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board.
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Duarte Nursery v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
John Duarte and Duarte Nursery, in rural Tehama County, California, received a cease and desist order from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for engaging in normal farming activities (i.e., plowing) that purportedly affected wetlands. Duarte was not permitted any type of hearing to defend himself.Read more
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