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Category "California Water Law & Policy"

Nevada Supreme Court Answers Certified Questions from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Regarding the State’s Public Trust Doctrine

Nevada Supreme Court Answers Certified Questions from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Regarding the State’s Public Trust Doctrine

By Debbie Leonard On September 17, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an eagerly awaited ruling [...]

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 [...]