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Rep. Duarte Applauds Supreme Court’s Landmark Ruling in Sackett v. EPA

WASHINGTON -- Today, the Supreme Court issued an important decision in the case of Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

“This ruling protects the Valley from unfair government rules on water, helping working families, farmers, and small businesses thrive," said Congressman Duarte (CA-13). I commend the Court for its commitment to upholding the Constitution and protecting the property rights of all Americans. As our Valley’s voice in D.C., I will continue to advocate for the needs of working families and farmers.”

Key Background

This decision strikes a delicate balance between environmental protection and property rights. It acknowledges the importance of environmental regulations while ensuring that agencies like the EPA are held accountable and operate within the law. It strengthens the idea that the government must work with farmers and small business, not against them, when enforcing regulations.