Supreme Court Extends Property Rights Protections in Koontz

June 25, 2013J

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 […]

EPA Clean Water Act Permit Revocations Upheld

Today the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with EPA’s interpretation of the Clean Water Act’s Section 404 permit veto authority.  The Court ruled that EPA has the power to revoke dredge-and-fill disposal site specifications even after the permit has been issued: something it has never done before in its 40-year history.  The case, Mingo […]