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Category "Western Water Law & Policy"

Proposed California Water Tax and Legislative Funding Proposals for Water Projects Compete For Support In Uphill Climb For Approval

California Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing to tax water users throughout California to help fund [...]

California State Water Board Adopts ‘State Wetland Definition’ and ‘Procedures for Dischargers of Dredge or Fill Material’

Well known is that water is a natural resource of limited supply, leading to what [...]

U.S. District Court Rules EPA Acted Arbitrarily and Capriciously In Refusing to Regulate Certain Stormwater Discharges

The U.S. District Court for Maryland recently granted summary judgment against the U.S. Environmental Protection [...]

Supreme Court Addresses Federally Reserved Water Rights, National Alaska Lands Act and Scope of Park Service’s Authority over the Nation River

The U.S. Supreme Court has held that the National Park Service (Park Service) may not [...]