In: Water Law
House Votes to Kill WOTUS
- May 14, 2015
Posted May 15, 2015 The House approved by a 261-155 vote H.R. 1732, the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act, to withdraw...
EPA Amends CWA Regulations
- August 28, 2014
Posted August 28, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized amendments to the Clean Water Act (CWA) regulations to...
Citizens Group to Stop New Water Quality Regulations
- August 21, 2014
Posted August 21, 2014 A citizens group, opposing new water quality regulations approved by the Iowa Commission, filed a lawsuit...
Iowa Supreme Court Ruled Water Quality Regulations Valid
- July 14, 2014
Posted July 14, 2014 On Friday, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled the 2009 Iowa Environmental Protection Commission water quality regulations...
Obama Signed Water Resources Reform and Development Act into Law
- June 12, 2014
Posted June 12, 2014 On Tuesday, President Barack Obama signed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act into law, according...
California Drought Bill Passed by U.S. Senate
- May 28, 2014
Posted May 28, 2014 The California Farm Bureau Federation (CFBF) applauded the U.S. Senate’s passage of bill to address water...
Ag Groups Endorse Water Resources Bill
- May 20, 2014
Posted May 20, 2014 Agriculture groups quickly endorsed the Water Resources Reform Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA), which is now...
EPA Considers Rule Requiring Disclosure of Fracking Chemicals
- May 19, 2014
Posted May 19, 2014 The U.S. Environmental Protections Agency (EPA) has issued an advance notice of proposed rule-making, considering regulations...
Congress Reaches Final Deal on Water Resources Reform and Development Act
- May 16, 2014
Posted May 16, 2014 Lawmakers recently announced a final deal on the $8.2 billion Water Resources Reform and Development Act...
Legislators Urge EPA to Withdraw “Waters of the US” Rule
- May 12, 2014
Posted May 12, 2014 Legislators in the United States Senate and House of Representatives are urging U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
Corps Approves Irrigation Permits in Washington
- April 23, 2014
April 23, 2014 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently approved permits for all but the largest orchards near Wenatchee,...
California to Ease Water Restrictions, Hosts Congressional Hearing on Drought
- March 25, 2014
Posted March 25, 2014 California will ease some water restrictions protecting fish in the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta to make...
Supreme Court May Hear Water Rights Dispute Between New Mexico and Texas
- March 20, 2014
Posted March 20, 2014 The U.S. Supreme Court may agree to hear a water rights dispute between New Mexico and...
House Passes Water Rights Bill
- March 17, 2014
Posted March 17, 2014 The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the Water Rights Protection Act on a mostly party-line...
Court Finds EA for the Central Valley Water Project Sufficient
- March 4, 2014
Posted March 4, 2014 In Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Association v. U.S. Department of Interior, No. 1:12-CV-01303-LJO-MJS, 2014 WL 49606,...
CA Governor: Compromise Needed to Address Drought
- February 20, 2014
Posted February 20, 2013 California Governor Jerry Brown is urging Congress to find a compromise that will benefit drought-stricken areas...