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bos2“Unlawful Government Takings”

By Janice Kaspersen – Forester Daily News – September 18, 2017
Among the many, many flooded homes in Houston after Hurricane Harvey are some for which the owners say the government is responsible. A group of homeowners is suing both the Army Corps of Engineers and the San Jacinto River Authority for releasing water from a reservoir—water, they say, that damaged or destroyed more than a thousand homes that wouldn’t have otherwise been flooded. With some of those homes valued as high as a million dollars, the damages could run to billions. For full story, click here.

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