Rockstead v. Crystal Lake, City of

ELR Citation: ELR 20080
No(s). 06-1286 (7th Cir. Apr 10, 2007)

The Seventh Circuit upheld the dismissal of landowners' takings claim against a city for allowing their land to become flooded due to city-owned stormwater detention ponds and a wastewater treatment facility. The flooding transformed their land from farmland to wetlands. The landowners filed an inve...

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