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Category "California Water Law & Policy"

State Water Resources Control Board Releases Draft Emergency Regulation Establishing Fees to Recover Costs Incurred Due to State Intervention under SGMA

On March 8, 2017, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) released for public comment [...]

Ninth Circuit Confirms U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Has Broad Authority to Release Water From Trinity River For Downstream Fish Benefits

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has held that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Bureau) [...]

California Supreme Court Rules Public Employees and Officials’ Personal Email Accounts Are Not Beyond Reach of the Public Records Act

The California Supreme Court has ruled in City of San Jose v. Superior Court that [...]

D.C. Circuit Finds It Lacks Jurisdiction to Review EPA’s Decision to Not Follow Eighth Circuit Clean Water Act Precedent

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit recently held that the Center for [...]