January 17, 2018 / 1:47 AM / 10 months ago

Landowners ask SCOTUS to overturn critical frog habitat ruling

A group of Louisiana landowners is calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn as unconstitutional a federal appeals court decision allowing the designation of private land as critical habitat for an endangered frog species.

Four property and lumber companies, who jointly own the 1,544-acre parcel at issue, are urging the high court to review a 2016 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit that affirmed the classification by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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