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Category "California Water Law & Policy"

California Supreme Court Finds State Officials May Conduct Pre-Condemnation Environmental and Geological Activities on Privately Owned Delta Lands

Capping several years of litigation, on July 21, 2016, the California Supreme Court determined in [...]

D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds U.S. EPA’s ‘Backstop’ Authority to Revoke Army Corps’ Clean Water Act 404 Permit Due to ‘Unacceptable Adverse Effects’ on Wildlife

In a second look at withdrawal of fill disposal sites by the U.S. Environmental Protection [...]

Sacramento Superior Court Issues Ruling In the Delta Stewardship Council Cases

Delta Stewardship Council Cases, Judicial Council Coordination Proceeding No. 4758 (Sac. Sup. Ct. May 18, [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Holds Jurisdictional Delineation By Army Corps under the Clean Water Act May Be Judicially Challenged

In a decision with the potential to significantly reduce the time, uncertainty, and expense of [...]