U.S. High Court Won’t Review Water Rights Takings Claim By California Ministry

(November 9, 2015, 2:04 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 9 said it will not review the dismissal of a water rights takings claim by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (Ministerio Roca Solida, Inc. v. United States of America, No. 14-1413, U.S. Sup.).

In 2006, Ministerio Roca Solida, a nonprofit religious corporation, purchased 40 acres within the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge to use as a church camp ministry. In 2010, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service implemented a water flow restoration plan for the Ash...
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