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Category "Western Water Law & Policy"

U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and California DWR Reach Agreements for Coordinated Operations of Central Valley Project and State Water Project

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau [...]

U.S. District Court Dismisses Clean Water Act Citizen Suit Challenging Unpermitted Discharge of Pollutants Via Groundwater Seeps

Environmental group brought citizen suit challenging unpermitted discharge of coal ash wastewater via groundwater seeps [...]

Nevada District Court Reverses Nevada State Engineer’s Prohibition on Domestic Well Drilling in Pahrump Basin

The Nevada State Engineer’s efforts to regulate groundwater withdrawals in the over-appropriated Pahrump Artesian Basin [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Reverses Fifth Circuit—Limits Agency Discretion under the Endangered Species Act in Addressing the Dusky Gopher Frog

The U.S. Supreme Court has held that a designation by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife [...]