[Date Prev][Date Next][Date Index]

E-M:/ Ohio ruling favors groundwater rights



 
COLUMBUS - The Ohio Supreme Court yesterday gave a major boost to landowner property rights by unanimously determining that governments cannot divert groundwater and not compensate property owners for drying up their wells.
 
Although the Supreme Court ruling applies only to Ohio, the two cases being considered by the 6th Circuit could set some precedent for Michigan, which is under the 6th Circuit's jurisdiction.