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Category "Western Water Law & Policy"

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 [...]

FERC Order Requires PacifiCorp to Remain on for Klamath Dam Removals

FERC Order Requires PacifiCorp to Remain on for Klamath Dam Removals

By Austin C. Cho and Meredith Nikkel A recent ruling by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [...]

Utah Supreme Court Distinguishes Water Right Impairment from Interference—Finds Claimant Need Not Make Administrative Phase Protest of Change Application to Later Raise Interference Argument

Utah Supreme Court Distinguishes Water Right Impairment from Interference—Finds Claimant Need Not Make Administrative Phase Protest of Change Application to Later Raise Interference Argument

By Jonathan Clyde The Utah Supreme Court issued an amended decision in this case and clarified [...]