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Category "Western Water Law & Policy"

Ninth Circuit Makes Clear that the Administrative ‘Finality’ Requirement under Williamson County for Federal Land Use Takings Claims Remains Intact

Ninth Circuit Makes Clear that the Administrative ‘Finality’ Requirement under Williamson County for Federal Land Use Takings Claims Remains Intact

By Travis Brooks   In one of the first federal “takings” cases after last year’s U.S. Supreme [...]

Oregon Department of Land Conservation Determines Energy and Gas Pipeline Project Inconsistent with the State’s Coastal Management Program

Oregon Department of Land Conservation Determines Energy and Gas Pipeline Project Inconsistent with the State’s Coastal Management Program

On February 19, 2020, the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) issued a [...]

Idaho Department of Health Issues Shelter in Place Order—Where Do State Irrigation Water Entities Stand During the Covid-19 Pandemic?

Idaho Department of Health Issues Shelter in Place Order—Where Do State Irrigation Water Entities Stand During the Covid-19 Pandemic?

The Covid-19 ongoing pandemic is touching all aspects of people’s lives and livelihoods. Many states [...]

California Fish and Game Commission Adopts New Striped Bass Policy for Delta

California Fish and Game Commission Adopts New Striped Bass Policy for Delta

In late February 2020, the California Fish and Game Commission voted unanimously to adopt an [...]