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Category "California Water Law & Policy"

Court of Federal Claims Finds U.S. Government Liable for Upstream Flooding Caused by Dam During Tropical Storm Harvey

Court of Federal Claims Finds U.S. Government Liable for Upstream Flooding Caused by Dam During Tropical Storm Harvey

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims recently found that the government’s actions relating to the [...]

Washington State Supreme Court Accepts Discretionary Review of Recent Ruling Invalidating Portions of State Instream Flow Rule

Washington State Supreme Court Accepts Discretionary Review of Recent Ruling Invalidating Portions of State Instream Flow Rule

The Washington State Supreme Court ruled on petition from the State of Washington’s water resource [...]

Environmental Groups Sue Federal Agencies Over Recent Delta Biological Opinions

Environmental Groups Sue Federal Agencies Over Recent Delta Biological Opinions

On December 2, 2019, several environmental organizations filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court [...]

Relating to the Santa Maria Valley Groundwater Basin, California Court Finds Issue of Future Prescriptive Rights Not Ripe for Review

Relating to the Santa Maria Valley Groundwater Basin, California Court Finds Issue of Future Prescriptive Rights Not Ripe for Review

Appellant landowners filed a motion seeking to clarify that an amended judgment would protect their [...]