Laws & Regulations

U.S. Top Court Takes Up Property Rights Case Involving Endangered Frog

"The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed hear a bid by timber company Weyerhaeuser Co seeking to limit the federal government’s power to designate private land as protected habitat for endangered species in a case involving a warty amphibian called the dusky gopher frog."

Source: Reuters, 01/23/2018

"Drilling Off Florida Is Still on the Table, Interior Official Says"

"In a surprise statement undercutting Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s announcement last week that he would exempt Florida from President Trump’s offshore drilling plan, a senior Interior Department official said Friday that Florida’s coastal waters had not been excluded after all."

Source: NY Times, 01/22/2018


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