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1st Circ. Won't Rethink Decision On Beetle Infestation

Law360 (February 7, 2018, 8:07 PM EST) -- The First Circuit on Tuesday said it would not rethink its conclusion that the government did not have to get a property owner’s permission before removing 25 trees on his land as part of an effort to stop an infestation of beetles.

The court rejected George Evans’ petition for rehearing concerning a December ruling in which a panel of judges held that he could not claim the government agency tasked with pulling down trees vulnerable to an Asian longhorned beetle invasion was required to wait until...
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Case Title

Evans v. US


Case Number

16-2423

Court

Appellate - 1st Circuit

Nature of Suit

2240 Torts to Land

Date Filed

December 16, 2016

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