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California Court of Appeal Finds Development Agreements Can Abridge Vested Rights Established in Approved Vesting Tentative Maps


By Travis Brooks The Fourth District Court of Appeal has provided some clarity on previously undecided issue regarding the interplay between vesting tentative and development

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Council on Environmental Quality Publishes Final Rule Updating NEPA’s Implementing Regulations


By Sam Bivins and Meredith Nikkel The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) recently published a final rule updating the National Environmental Policy Act’s (NEPA) implementing

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California Court of Appeal Affirms State Water Board’s Authority to Regulate Unreasonable Water Use through Temporary Emergency Regulations and Curtailment


By Paula Hernandez and Derek R. Hoffman The California Third District Court of Appeal recently upheld a determination that the State Water Resources Control Board’s

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FERC Order Requires PacifiCorp to Remain on for Klamath Dam Removals


By Austin C. Cho and Meredith Nikkel A recent ruling by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has inserted a new condition on a longstanding

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Utah Supreme Court Distinguishes Water Right Impairment from Interference—Finds Claimant Need Not Make Administrative Phase Protest of Change Application to Later Raise Interference Argument


By Jonathan Clyde The Utah Supreme Court issued an amended decision in this case and clarified the distinction between impairment of and interference with water

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U.S. District Court Dismisses Clean Water Act for Pre-Suit Notice Deficiency and Conclusory Statements In Complaint


By Marco Antonio Ornelas and Rebecca Andrews The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently dismissed a federal Clean Water Act citizen

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