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Category "California Water Law & Policy"

California Supreme Court Holds County’s Blanket Classification of Well Construction Permit Issuances as Ministerial Violates CEQA

California Supreme Court Holds County’s Blanket Classification of Well Construction Permit Issuances as Ministerial Violates CEQA

By Christina Berglund The California Supreme Court in Protecting Our Water and Environmental Resources v. County of [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

FERC Order Requires PacifiCorp to Remain on for Klamath Dam Removals

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 [...]