Farmers, some whose families have owned and managed their property for generations, are now facing difficulties managing their own land. The government’s ability to claim a property falls under Waters of the US means the owner may be required to get a federal permit before they can do common tasks like plowing their own field. The looming U.S. Supreme Court decision on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Co. will have a big impact on the land owners’ rights regarding WOTUS. Read more.
https://www.rliland.com/wp-content/uploads/california-210911_1920-e1464813563748.jpg 854 1920 Jessa Friedrich https://www.rliland.com/wp-content/uploads/RLI-Logo_75th-Anniversary-300x106.png Jessa Friedrich2016-05-26 11:06:032016-06-01 15:39:32Why the "Waters of the U.S." case matters