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United States v. Mt. Vernon Memorial Estates, Inc.

Citation: 12 ELR 20950
No. No. 76 C 3585, 17 ERC 2212/(N.D. Ill., 11/13/1981)

In a suit by the United States to enjoin unauthorized filling of a wetland, the court dismisses defendants' counterclaim on grounds that it is within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Court of Claims. The Tucker Act provides that claims against the United States for more than $10,000 are to be decided by the Court of Claims....

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