The proposed "Waters of the U.S." rule would extend EPA and Army Corps of Engineers authority to regulate private land anywhere in the U.S. that water can conceivably run, even dry creek beds, manmade ditches, and intermittent standing water.
Property Rights Legislative Alerts
Americans for Prosperity is proud to join coalition partners in calling for the United States Senate to take up patent reform. The current system needs to be updated so that it promotes innovation while ensuring inventors are compensated for their work. Today the coalition sent the following letter to Capitol Hill: Like this post? Chip [...]
The Innovation Act, H.R.3309, would improve patents so that they stimulate, not stifle, innovation.
By, James Valvo This week EPA kicked off the next round in the decades-old debate over the agency’s jurisdiction to regulate land and water usage under section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Section 404 authorizes EPA and the Army Corp of Engineers to regulate who and when dredge and fill material may be disposed [...]
Today in a 5-4 ruling the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a Florida Supreme Court ruling that tried to deny the Koontz Family protection from the unconstitutional conditions that the St. John’s River Water Management District attempted to foist upon them. Over the past three decades the Koontz Family has been fighting the Water District over [...]