Settlement reached in Duarte Nursery case

Duarte Nursery has agreed to a settlement with the United States in the federal government’s nearly five-year enforcement action over Duarte’s routine action of plowing its property.

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PLF challenges the feds’ leap on toad and frog habitat

Federal officials illegally ignored economic impacts when they set aside 1.8-million acres in California as “critical habitat” for the Yosemite toad and two yellow-legged frog species.

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PLF sues to free golden parakeet from ESA captivity

Federal regulators are failing to act on a formal petition to recognize the recovery of the golden parakeet and to remove it from Endangered Species Act coverage.

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Fighting coercion that violates the Constitution

Marin County’s new forced-farming mandate denies building permits to landowners in the coastal agricultural zone unless they agree to personally engage in farming or ranching.



Supreme Court asked to review Michigan’s abusive foreclosure law

The Michigan General Property Tax Act allows local government to sell people’s property for delinquent taxes, and hoard any extra profits for itself.



A land grab that threatens everyone’s property rights

PLF has asked the Supreme Court to review the federal government’s unprecedented designation of private property as “critical habitat” for a species that isn’t found there.





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Oklahoma can't cancel the First Amendment

Peggy Fontenot, a prominent American Indian artist, is standing up against an Oklahoma Law that forbids her from selling her art as American Indian made.

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PLF’s Markle critical habitat case draws broad amicus support
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 1:47:11 PM

PLF statement on Duarte Nursery settlement with Justice Department
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 11:50:44 AM

Designating non-habitat as “critical habitat?” Where does it stop?
Monday, August 14, 2017 1:45:50 PM

Weekly litigation update — August 12, 2017
Saturday, August 12, 2017 3:58:18 AM

Trial to start next Tuesday on feds demand for tens of millions from Duarte Nursery for plowing a field
Friday, August 11, 2017 12:41:03 PM

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