InfluenceWatch Podcast #237: A Family Fights the EPA

“Who decides? Congress or the executive?” is a key question underlying many prominent legal interpretation disputes. One such dispute, over defining “waters of the United States,” has trapped one family that sought to build a home on their Idaho property in limbo for over a decade—and two trips to the Supreme Court.

Joining me to discuss Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency and the other work performed by his firm is Pacific Legal Foundation Vice President for Legal Affairs James S. Burling.

Listen to “Episode 237: A Family Fights the EPA” on Spreaker.

  • Pacific Legal Foundation: Property owners challenge EPA’s navigable waters overreach
  • Capital Research Center: “Waters of the United States,” including Creeks and Ditches
  • Michael Watson

    Michael is Research Director for Capital Research Center and serves as the managing editor for InfluenceWatch. A graduate of the College of William and Mary, he previously worked for a…
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