With all that is happening with Property Rights, Land Use, and governmental over-reach, it might be a good idea to decide to read some informative books for your warm weather seasonal reading. Check out these CAPR member recommendations!
The Washington State Department of Ecology explains instream flow as "Ecology is required by state law to retain adequate amounts of water in streams to protect and preserve instream resources and uses (such as fish, wildlife, recreation, aesthetics, water quality and navigation). One of the best water management tools for protecting stream flows is to set flow levels in regulation. Specific stream flow amounts protected in a regulation are called “
http://myfreedomfoundation.com/blog/liberty-live/detail/us-supreme-court-gives-a-bully-a-black-eye Fortunately, all but one of the justices recognized the hypocrisy of the government's position and ruled in favor of the property owners. By doing so, the court has prevented the government from effectively stealing hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of property rights from American citizens who had properly obtained ownership of land formerly owned by the federal government.
This will be a curious experience in community living. Read the members bios and see what kind of advice you might expect to be dispensed. This Washington first bears watching... http://wdfw.wa.gov/news/mar1014b/
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