U.S. Supreme Court Won't Consider Field-Burning Case

Washington, D.C.


By Faye Hoffman

The U.S. Supreme Court won't be ruling on field–burning in Northern Idaho. That means a lower court ruling that still allows it will stand.

There's been an ongoing battle between clean air advocates and bluegrass farmers. The farmers say they need to burn their land to prepare for the next crop; those opposed to it say it's both a health and environmental concern.

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