Supreme Court Tackles Wetland Protection – New York Times

“TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — After fighting the federal government for more than 18 years, Keith Carabell is resigned to more uncertainty after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered another look at his plan to build condominiums in a wetland area.

In a case so divisive it produced five separate opinions totaling more than 100 pages and no clear majority, the court ruled that the government can block development on hundreds of millions of acres of wetlands, even on land miles away from waterways, as long as regulators prove a significant connection to the waterways.”

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