Skip to comments.Supreme Court Sides With Private Property Owner in Landmark EPA Case
Posted on 03/21/2012 1:32:57 PM PDT by Mechanicos
Today, the Supreme Court has sided with an Idaho couple in Sackett v. EPA, a private property rights case, ruling they have the right to go to court to challenge an Environmental Protection Agency policy that blocked construction of their new home and threatened fines of more than $30,000 a day.
(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...
praise God for small miracles.
I hope he burns a pile of old truck tires in his backyard in celebration.
Enjoy it while you can, especially if Romney gets the nomination.
If that happens, every last one of the deep thinkers around here who insist they’ll vote third-party or write-in rather than vote for Willard will be to blame when the SCOTUS tips the other way sometime during Kenyan Marxist’s second term.
Thank God! This couple was so persecuted!
And this was a 9-0 ruling I believe. As my grandkids are fond of saying, “you know you suck when ...” lol
Yes, but only a step it seems. They have the right to spend their money and go to court. How marvelous of the SCOTUS to affirm this......!
it would be nice if any further judgements against the EPA would have to come straight out of the pockets of those individuals who issued these restrictions. I supposed that would be pure fantasy though.
Primarily, I want to know why this couple was targeted.
The family doesn’t immediately get their land usage rights, only the right to an EPA hearing.
At least the liberals on the court realized that people have to have a hearing, not be told to comply with the order if they want a hearing at all.
Yeah.... I’m just SURE Mittens will nominate another Conservative Justice like Scalia..... /s
So very true. I hope these geniuses here at FR have an epiphany before November.
When SCOTUS tips, it's all over.
Reading the linked article, you just KNOW that Ruth Buzzi Baader-Meinhof Ginsburg is going to go totalitarian with her next vote on this issue.
Maybe others, also.
This couple is not yet safe.
I guess when Romney appoints judges/bureaucrats every bit as liberal, just like he did in MA, you’ll ‘feel’ better because he’s GOP huh?
Government bow wows are almost impossible to fire.
Entire agencies, however, can be closed. It’s a rare event, but it has happened.
Oh, sure, because we KNOW there's at least SOME chance Barry O'Marxist will appoint someone to the right of Justice Kennedy, huh?
Show me the conservatives Romney is on record appointing, ‘deep thinker’. Now when that effort turns up nothing, then explain what you base your confidence in Romney on if not his HISTORY.
Case 1: They claimed a farmers ditch was a wetland. They lost.
Case 2: A house had burnt down which was on a creek. They said no way we could "re-build" there. We went after them on "loss of value"...and we won.
Case 3: A elderly gentleman wanted to build on old family land that originally had a house and old orchard. We were ab;e to find the foundation AND photos of what was once an historic house. We won.
Case 4: Made the newspapers. There was a house on a hill with a patio and it was beginning to sluff off...and the patio was endangered. The sluffing was due to e NEW MEANDER cutting into the bank. Little baby fish were living in the meander. They would not let us get back to the natural shore....which was shown on old State quads and the original subdivision.
It was a tremendous expense but we managed to pin the bank back....although we did lose the patio. All for some damn little fish which are over that creek.
Unanimous decision, too.
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