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Supreme Court cleans up the Clean Water Act

Thanks to the perseverance of a Northern Idaho couple, the Clean Water Act, is less polluted by bureaucratic expansion. Last week, the Supreme Court ruled (5-4) in favor of Michael and Chantell Sackett in their 15-year case versus the Environment Protection Agency. The Court's decision brings clarity to the long-disputed definition of adjacent waters, determining that a continuous surface connecti...

 

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