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Trump to nominate EPA critic Pruitt to lead agency

President-elect Donald Trump is planning to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt – an outspoken critic of the EPA – to lead the environmental agency, a senior transition source confirmed to Fox News. Word of Trump’s choice for the Environmental Protection Agency came as the president-elect also named Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad as his pick

SCOTUS Ruling Vindicates Property Owners’ Right to Court Access

H. Sterling Burnett, In a unanimous ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a setback to federal authorities’ attempts to control the development of wetlands through their costly permitting processes, upholding the right of property owners to challenge limits placed on their property rights in court. By a vote of 8–0, the Court determined North Dakota-based