9th Circuit Reverses Lower Court On Approval Of Federal/State Water Contracts

Mealey's (August 5, 2016, 3:52 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on July 25 partially reversed a district court’s denial of an environmental challenge to short-term water contracts between the United States and three California water districts (Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, et al. v. United States Department of the Interior, et al., No. 14-15514, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13539).

(Order and opinion available. Document #95-160811-006Z.)

In the process of approving eight interim two-year contracts for water delivery from the Central Valley Project...
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