sackett vs. epa

7:28 am
Mon January 9, 2012

Wyoming is watching an environmental case before the U-S Supreme Court

A fight over less than an acre of land in a remote part of Idaho could alter the way the government enforces environmental regulations across the country and many in Wyoming are watching.  Today the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of Sackett-v-EPA.

Mike and Chantell Sackett bought a plot of land in North Idaho with a nice lake view.  But their dreams of building a rustic A-frame cottage have been on hold for four years, because the E-P-A says their property is in a protected wetland area. 

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