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Category "California Water Law & Policy"

Coastal ‘Managed Retreat’—A Sensible and Tempered Climate Mitigation Strategy or a Sacrificial Abandonment?

Coastal ‘Managed Retreat’—A Sensible and Tempered Climate Mitigation Strategy or a Sacrificial Abandonment?

By David C. Smith It is your California dream home—beach-front access and 180-degree ocean views. However, [...]

District Court Holds CAFO Citizen Suit Fails to Establish ‘Imminent and Ongoing Threat’ Under RCRA and the Clean Water Act

District Court Holds CAFO Citizen Suit Fails to Establish ‘Imminent and Ongoing Threat’ Under RCRA and the Clean Water Act

By Nathalie Camarena and Rebecca Andrews Recently the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of [...]

U.S. Geological Survey Releases Study Suggesting Colorado River Streamflow Reductions are Associated with Atmospheric Warming

U.S. Geological Survey Releases Study Suggesting Colorado River Streamflow Reductions are Associated with Atmospheric Warming

By Geremy Holm and Steve Anderson In March 2020, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released a [...]

California Department of Water Resources Reports Groundwater Levels Rebounding, But Not Yet at Pre-Drought Conditions

California Department of Water Resources Reports Groundwater Levels Rebounding, But Not Yet at Pre-Drought Conditions

By Chris Carrillo and Derek R. Hoffman The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently issued [...]