In: Water Law
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...
WA Dairy Fined $6,000 for Manure Spill
- January 31, 2014
Posted January 31, 2014 The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) cited a Washington dairy and fined it $6,000 for...
AFBF President Criticizes EPA, Congress in Convention Remarks
- January 14, 2014
Posted January 14, 2014 The president of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), Bob Stallman, criticized the U.S. Environmental Protection...
Court Finds BLM Failed to Meet Regulatory Requirements
- January 6, 2014
Posted January 6, 2014 In Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance v. Burke, No. 2:12CV257DAK, 2013 WL 5916815, D. Utah (Nov. 4,...
USDA and EPA Partnership Supports Water Quality Trading
- December 6, 2013
Posted December 6, 2013 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced an expanded...
Groups to Sue Iowa Hog Operation over Manure Spills
- November 25, 2013
Posted November 25, 2013 After a manure spill earlier this month at one of Iowa’s largest hog operations, a coalition...
Special Master Rules in Favor of Nebraska in Water Dispute
- November 18, 2013
Posted November 18, 2013 On Friday, a special master appointed by the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a demand that Nebraska...
Senate Names Conferees for Water Resources Bill
- November 8, 2013
Posted November 8, 2013 This week, the U.S. Senate named the legislators who will negotiate and reconcile the Water Resources...
Florida Aquaculture Advocates Call for Plan to Protect Apalachicola Bay
- November 8, 2013
Posted November 8, 2013 Florida seafood dealers have asked the state to develop a comprehensive plan for managing and restoring...