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First Circuit sets forth clear indices when a regulatory takings claim is ripe
Posted on 6 Jun 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

As noted in prior posts, there has been a long history by landowners seeking to use the Fifth Amendment to obtain compensation for so-called "regulatory takings" of their property. In Downing/Salt Pond Partners, L.P. v. Rhode Island , 2011 U... Read More

Supreme Court Holds in Sackett v. EPA That Idaho Couple Can Challenge EPA Wetlands Compliance Order As A Final Agency Action
Posted on 26 Mar 2012 by Shane Dilworth

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on March 21 unanimously found that an Idaho couple could file a lawsuit challenging a compliance order issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Clean Water Act (CWA) because... Read More

Supreme Court Holds in Sackett v. EPA That Idaho Couple Can Challenge EPA Wetlands Compliance Order As A Final Agency Action
Posted on 26 Mar 2012 by Shane Dilworth

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on March 21 unanimously found that an Idaho couple could file a lawsuit challenging a compliance order issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Clean Water Act (CWA) because... Read More

First Circuit sets forth clear indices when a regulatory takings claim is ripe
Posted on 6 Jun 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

As noted in prior posts, there has been a long history by landowners seeking to use the Fifth Amendment to obtain compensation for so-called "regulatory takings" of their property. In Downing/Salt Pond Partners, L.P. v. Rhode Island , 2011 U... Read More