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Category "Western Water Law & Policy"

Ninth Circuit Revives Navajo Nation Trust Claim Based on Unquantified Colorado River Rights

Ninth Circuit Revives Navajo Nation Trust Claim Based on Unquantified Colorado River Rights

By Miles Krieger and Steven Anderson In April 2021, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed [...]

The Pitfalls of Water Rights Reporting to the State Water Resources Control Board

The Pitfalls of Water Rights Reporting to the State Water Resources Control Board

By Jeanne Zolezzi If you divert and use water from a surface water source, California law [...]

D.C. Circuit Vacates Federal Easement Awarded to Dakota Access Pipeline, Finding U.S. Army Corps Violated NEPA By Failing to Prepare an EIS

D.C. Circuit Vacates Federal Easement Awarded to Dakota Access Pipeline, Finding U.S. Army Corps Violated NEPA By Failing to Prepare an EIS

By Bridget McDonald In Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers, the [...]

U.S. District Court Dismisses Clean Water Act Citizen Suit for Failure to Show an Environmental Injury to Establish Standing

U.S. District Court Dismisses Clean Water Act Citizen Suit for Failure to Show an Environmental Injury to Establish Standing

By Geremy Holm and Rebecca Andrews The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia [...]