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Category "California Water Law & Policy"

California Court of Appeal Upholds Supplemental EIR for Lease Amendment Pertaining to Desalination Plant

California Court of Appeal Upholds Supplemental EIR for Lease Amendment Pertaining to Desalination Plant

By James Purvis The California State Lands Commission prepared a supplemental Environmental Impact Report (EIR), as [...]

California Superior Court Judge Approves Stipulated Judgment in the Borrego Valley Groundwater Adjudication

California Superior Court Judge Approves Stipulated Judgment in the Borrego Valley Groundwater Adjudication

By Miles Krieger, Geremy Holm and Steve Anderson A group of groundwater pumpers, including the local [...]

Ninth Circuit Revives Navajo Nation Trust Claim Based on Unquantified Colorado River Rights

Ninth Circuit Revives Navajo Nation Trust Claim Based on Unquantified Colorado River Rights

By Miles Krieger and Steven Anderson In April 2021, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed [...]

The Pitfalls of Water Rights Reporting to the State Water Resources Control Board

The Pitfalls of Water Rights Reporting to the State Water Resources Control Board

By Jeanne Zolezzi If you divert and use water from a surface water source, California law [...]