United States, San Francisco Get Summary Judgment In Hetch Hetchy Lawsuit
(September 1, 2016, 12:15 PM EDT) -- FRESNO, Calif. — A California federal judge on Aug. 29 granted summary judgment to the National Park Service and San Francisco in a case in which an environmental group alleged violations in the way instream flows were approved for the Hetch Hetchy Water and Power Project in Yosemite National Park (Center for Environmental Science, Accuracy and Reliability, et al. v. National Park Service, et al., No. 14-2063, E.D. Calif., Fresno Div.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 115940).