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Colorado Supreme Court Extends Anti-Speculation Doctrine to Designated Groundwater Replacement Plan


On April 9, 2018, the Colorado Supreme Court upheld the Adams County District Court’s decision granting summary judgment against Front Range Resources, LLC (Front Range)

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California Water Commission Announces Final Public Benefit Ratios For Proposed Water Storage Projects


In 2014, California passed Proposition 1, the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Act (Act), which authorized $7.545 billion in general obligation bonds to fund ecosystem

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Ninth Circuit Upholds Department of the Interior/BIA’s Decision to Take Land Into Trust For a Tribe’s Casino Project


The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ (BIA) decision to take a parcel of land into trust for a tribe

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California Court of Appeal Finds San Francisco Housing Discrimination Ordinance Not Preempted By Fair Employment and Housing Act


The question this case posed for the First District Court of Appeal was whether the Federal Employment and Housing Act preempts a San Francisco ordinance

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Ninth Circuit Holds that Extinction-Level Threat to Listed Species Is Not Required Before an Injunction Can Issue under the Endangered Species Act


Plaintiffs are environmental conservation groups that filed its action against the Federal Defendants Biological Opinion regarding salmonid species impacted the by Federal Columbia River Power

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California Local Nuisance Cases Against Oil and Gas Producers Remanded to State Court


Multiple suits alleging state common law claims against major oil and gas producers have been filed in state court in California in recent months. The

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