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bos2Alaska Case Could be Landmark in Water Rights Disputes

By Tony Francois, opinion contributor – The Hill – November 5, 2018
The fate of a moose hunter flying a hovercraft on an Alaska river will either protect or limit water uses across America, depending on how the Supreme Court rules after hearing argument today in Sturgeon v. Frost. This case involves John Sturgeon’s nearly decade-long legal battle with the National Park Service (NPS) over whether he can pilot his hovercraft upriver through Alaska’s remote national parks to access hunting grounds above them. Read full opinion here.

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